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PROCUREMENT MANAGER

Employer
McCormick UK Limited
Location
Haddenham, Aylesbury
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
6 Jul 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Function
Buying

Job Details

PROCUREMENT MANAGER
Haddenham, UK

Responsible for assigned categories and the development of global category strategies and programs to optimize cost, rationalize the supply base and bring value to the Corporation while mitigating risk. Includes coordinating and leading strategy execution activity supporting Direct and/or Indirect spend. In this position, the primary focus will be on the Sugar & Sweeteners categories as part of the Traded Commodities Portfolio. This Portfolio deals with a variety of commodity-based raw materials including grains, edible oils, and sugar.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
• Manages Procurement for their categories globally.
• Leads the negotiations of procured materials and services to assure optimal TCO (Cost, Quality, Delivery, Innovation) achieved.
• Develops and implements strategies to assure lowest overall cost while mitigating risk to the Corporation.
• Develops and documents in-depth knowledge of markets, supply chain, and suppliers.
• Assists with make vs. buy decisions.
• Conducts formal presentations as well as coordinate & conduct supplier reviews.
• Participates in the planning and forecasting process to establish standard costs and provide explanations for price variances at Division level.
• Promotes high level of customer satisfaction in supporting the needs of Divisional projects & requirements for Purchasing guidance & leadership.
• Leads cross functional teams to meet project objectives.

CANDIDATE PROFILE
• Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Accounting or applicable field of study.
• Experience in Purchasing/Supply Chain environment with appropriate business experience.
• Experience in project management, execution of or participation in large, multiple or cross-functional projects.
• Experience in leading projects/process improvement initiatives.
• Experience in managing, leading developing dynamic work teams.
• Proven experience and results on major cost savings initiatives.
• Thorough knowledge of industries for assigned categories.
• Technical awareness in assigned categories.
• Systems capabilities to maximize supplier performance and negotiating leverage.
• Ability to assess and analyze moderately complex business issues.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• MBA, or other equivalent Master's Degree.
• CPM or APICS certification.

COMPANY
At McCormick, we bring our passion for flavor to work each day. We encourage growth, respect everyone's contributions and do what's right for our business, our people, our communities and our planet. Join us on our quest to make every meal and moment better.

Founded in Baltimore, MD in 1889 in a room and a cellar by 25-year-old Willoughby McCormick with three employees, McCormick is a global leader in flavour. With over 14,000 employees around the world and more than $6 Billion in annual sales., the Company manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavourful products to the entire food industry, retail outlets, food manufactures, food service businesses and consumers.

While our global headquarters are in the Baltimore, Maryland, USA area, McCormick operates and serves customers from nearly 50 locations in 27 countries and 135 markets in Asia-Pacific, China, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and the Americas, including North, South and Central America with recognized brands including Schwartz.

At McCormick, we have over a 100-year legacy based on our “Power of People” principle. This principle fosters an unusually dedicated workforce requiring a culture of respect, recognition, inclusion and collaboration based on the highest ethical values.

Agencies: McCormick as needed will work with external recruitment vendors through our Agency Portal. Unless previously contacted, McCormick does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies.

McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, colour, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy/ies.

Company

McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavour and one of the most respected and familiar names in the industry.

 Our UK business manufactures, markets, and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavourful products for retail outlets, food manufacturers, and foodservice businesses. We create flavours for a wide range of applications, such as beverages, snacks, dairy, bakery/confectionary, savoury, performance nutrition, and health.

 McCormick has had a presence in the UK for nearly 40 years. We have three sites across the country–our EMEA headquarters in Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, our new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and innovation centre in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire (which is on track to become McCormick’s first Net Zero carbon building), and our plant in Littleborough, Greater Manchester.

 Our brands and our products are trusted sources of flavour in millions of kitchens across the country—in homes and in restaurants. Our UK brand portfolio includes Schwartz, Frank’s RedHot, French’s, Cholula, Herdez, and OLD BAY.

Partnerships with farmers and suppliers around the world allow us to provide great-tasting, quality spices with consistency that you can trust. Our herbs and spices come from around 80 different countries.

 At McCormick, we stand together for the future of flavour, and we bring that commitment to work every day in the UK to deliver top-tier growth and quality from our global business.

 As a people-first culture, we encourage development in many ways, respect everyone’s differences and contributions, and do what’s right to develop our employees and to better our world.

 

Company info
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Location
Haddenham Business Park
Pegasus Way
Haddenham
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
HP17 8LB
GB

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