Procurement/ Category Manager

DMA Recruitment
01 Aug 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Procurement/ Category Manager - Fresh Produce
Warwickshire/Worcester • £35,000 - £40,000 + Car and Benefits• Permanent

About Our Client
Our client is a growing and exciting fresh produce business, well known for their excellent quality. They are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Procurement/ Category Manager with a hands on approach and provide top quality fresh produce to wholesalers, retailers and the catering industry. You will also be required to identify and liaise with new suppliers. As part of this client`s dedication and committed to their employees, they offer an excellent benefits package.

Job Description Procurement/ Category Manager

As Procurement/ Category Manager you will work closely with the owner of the business supporting them with the day to day running of their main accounts and to roll out their brand to a wider range of customers; as there is a strong demand for high quality produce. They are looking for a procurement/ category specialist who come from a commercial, buyer`s background, ideally within fresh produce, with a good understanding of logistics.

The Successful Procurement/ Category Manager

As an experienced procurement/ category specialist you will demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Experience within fresh produce of food
  • Experience as a buyer/ procurement specialist
  • Ability to identify and research potential suppliers
  • To be a hands on team player, with excellent communications skills
  • Be passionate about the product and building of the business

Benefits Package for the Procurement/ Category Manager

Excellent Procurement/ Category Manager level salary and benefits package reflective of the size and responsibility of the role, including:

  • £35k - £40k
  • Company Car

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Key Words for the Role of Procurement/ Category Manager.
Procurement, Purchasing, Category Manager, Category Management, Commercial, Buyer, Fresh Produce, food.

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