National Vegetable Procurement Manager- Midlands

I am looking for someone to join one of the market leaders in the food sector, as National Vegetable Procurement Manager you will be an instrumental figure in this global business.

This is a busy, fast paced and commercially focused role where you will be travelling nationally ensuring factory supply targets are met whilst upholding strict quality requirements associated with the brands award winning products.

Key Responsibilities of the role:

  • Procurement of vegetables (to include potatoes) from a fully approved supply chain.
  • Obtaining the highest quality products whilst working to improve profitability.
  • Provide your vegetable expertise to key stakeholders, ensuring your knowledge is always current through, supplier/crop performance data, research and development trials and industry events.
  • Sustainability project management, working towards company goals.
  • Travel between company sites, industry events and visits to suppliers.

The right person will:

  • Be self-motivated to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Able to work well across departments- excellent communication skills.
  • Strong practical understanding of vegetables and root crops.
  • Prior experience in procurement of food related commodities.
  • Excellent account management and relationship building skills.
  • Full UK driving licence.

The package will include a salary reflecting experience and generous benefits.

To find out more:

Please call Lauren Holloway on 01885 485527/ 07506297071 or email an up-to-date copy of your CV (In Word Format) to lauren.holloway@delacyexecutive.co.uk

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