Procurement Controller

  • Permanent
  • Somerset, South West
  • Posted 27th November 2018
  • £30000 - £32000 per Annum
  • Ref: KP118
Are you a procurement professional? Experienced in contract negotiation? Looking for new challenge?


A fast growing, successful, Somerset based company are looking for a Procurement Controller to join their fun & friendly team. Reporting into the Operations Director, you will develop, maintain and deliver the company buying and procurement program across the UK and Europe.

In the role you'll be:

- Leading and delivering short and long-term contracts with key manufacturers and distributors.
- Delivering where possible consolidation of raw material purchasing
- Running tenders at a planned frequency on all key raw materials
- Maintaining the high quality relationship with all external suppliers and key internal stakeholders
- Developing & presenting weekly, monthly reports on current negotiations, market trend etc.

You'll have:

- Proven procurement, buying and operational experience within the food industry - alongside a broad knowledge of all specialist manufacturing & distributors within it
- Experience in contract management
- Excellent negotiation and communication skills
- Ability to work independently with tight commercial targets
- Strong numerical and analytical skills required
- Competent in all office based software

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