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Job title: Jobs – Procurement Manager

Salary: Competitive

The start-up: Their mission is to make nutritionally complete, convenient, affordable food, with minimum impact on the environment and animals. This is one of the fastest growing companies in the UK, growing at over 200% per year.

Other goodies: Competitive salary, employee share options, private healthcare, fantastic entrepreneurial work environment, and lots of opportunity for personal growth and development

What you'll be doing:

  • Develop and implement sourcing and procurement strategies across food ingredients, packaging and merchandise while remaining ‘business agile’
  • Management of the procurement department
  • Delivering procurement best practice
  • Managing the risks of different market sourcing and the impact to the business
  • Working closely with NPD and helping find the most appropriate suppliers around the world
  • Ensuring contracts are completed for all relevant agreements and have been agreed with the relevant business owner.
  • Managing supplier performance, identifying and assessing potential new suppliers as well as building long term supplier relationships
  • Negotiating with suppliers, improving the trading position in a sustainable way
  • The role is based in Aylesbury with some travel to Canada, USA and German suppliers periodically

What's to love: This is one of the fastest growing companies in the UK, growing at over 200% per year. In less than 3 years, the company is now turning over £15m and is expected to continue to grow at similar rates.

What they'll love:

  • Have previously been in a procurement management role for a food business that has scaled fast and successfully
  • Extensive strategic procurement experience within direct materials ideally ingredients in FMCG/Food
  • Experience in Supplier Relationship Management with Strategic Suppliers
  • Highly motivated and commercially aware
  • Are a great communicator and leader, with the ability to influence and engage at all levels of a business
  • Detail-orientated, hands-on, results-driven, proactive, driven by sense of ownership and urgency
  • Can handle a ridiculously fast-pace environment
  • An unwavering desire for continuous improvement
  • Have the ability and energy to work independently
  • Love Huel’s mission and want to be the quality heartbeat of the brand

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Posted on: February 2nd, 2018

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