Procurement Manager - Dairy

Posted 15 May 2024
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Procurement
Job FunctionCommercial
Contact NameRobin Mukerjee
Expiry date 09 August 2024

Job description

Why Greencore?


We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing around 13,600 colleagues across 16 manufacturing units and 17 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals, and in FY23, we generated revenues of £1.9bn.


Our vast direct-to-store (DTS) distribution network, comprising of 17 depots nationwide, enables us to make over 10,400 daily deliveries of our own chilled and frozen produce and that of third parties.


Role Purpose:


To lead on all procurement activity for Dairy across the whole business, ensuring that performance delivers against Procurement and functional plans, targets, and strategies


Key Accountabilities:

  • Contribute to the formulation and implementation of Material Group Sourcing Strategy to ensure that business strategies and performance targets are achieved and ensure cross functional alignment with the plan
  • Lead on all procurement activity for the material group to ensure that the total cost of the portfolio is managed efficiently and effectively, with rigorous attention to detail on PV , financial forecasting, rebates, cash management, Greencore Purchasing Excellence delivery, material availability and input cost inflation
  • Stakeholder engagement with Commercial teams, including regular market updates and commentary, and support of inflation recovery in the area of expertise, including direct dialogue with customer where necessary
  • Stakeholder engagement with Operational teams, including Technical and Sustainability, to ensure correct levels of Quality and Inbound Service levels are achieved, as well as developing good working relationships with the site General Manager and Supply Chain teams, ensuring a good understanding of how key sites operate
  • Ensure appropriate governance and risk management

What we’re looking for

  • Degree calibre or equivalent
  • Detailed knowledge of procurement systems and processes
  • Negotiation experience
  • High level knowledge of material group
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office systems
  • Good understanding of food manufacturing, processes, and working with suppliers

At Greencore we put our people at the core. We celebrate their differences and help everyone to be themselves at work. Together we make every day taste better.