Procurement Executive (Foodservice) - (J12406)

Procurement Executive (Foodservice)

Salary: Up to £33000 per annum
Location: Surrey

Inside Out Purchasing & Supply has been engaged to recruit a Procurement Executive. To be considered for this role experience within the foodservice industry is highly desirable.

Take responsibility for effective client relationship management and ensure the delivery of a first-class purchasing and supply chain service. At all times maintain excellent client service delivery and the highest levels of internal and external communications.

* At all times deliver professional purchasing expertise and guidance ensuring that all decision making is based on solid purchasing knowledge and commercial understanding.
* Ensure strong relationships are formed with clients by effectively managing their supply chain by telephone.
* In liaison with the Head of Client Management understand all price management strategies and take responsibility for their effective implementation.
* Manage and complete appropriate purchasing processes including RFQ's (Request for quotation) professionally and ensure client objectives are achieved
* Take responsibility for the speedy and effective resolution of all supply chain issues on behalf of clients.
* Manage supplier review meetings working on behalf of the client.
* Prepare and analyse the impact of supplier price reviews for individual price managed customer accounts, negotiating with the supplier on behalf of the customer to minimize the impact of price changes.
* Monitor client contract compliance, managing any changes or additions to the individual contract lists.
* Benchmark and negotiate client pricing on managed price customer accounts.

* Maintain a knowledge and understanding of all company service developments.
* Build and maintain strong professional relationship with all internal departments.
* Properly log all client activities, opportunities and contacts on the database/CRM and designated sales and call reports.
* Accurately complete required paperwork in a timely manner.
* Maintain market knowledge by actively seeking pricing, product and service data.
* Actively participate in and contribute to departmental meetings.
* Carry out any other reasonable tasks that you may, from time to time, be asked to perform.

Buying experience gained in a foodservice environment
Account management experience gained in a foodservice environment
Demonstrable experience of meeting targets & delivering customer satisfaction
Experience of managing a small team

Industry: FMCG,Food / Drink
Function: Buying,Purchasing,Procurement
Type: Permanent
Duration: Ongoing (Perm)
Start Date: ASAP
Skills: Buyer, Purchasing, Procurement, Supply Chain, Sourcing, Buying, Purchaser, Purchase, Category
Salary: Up to £33000 per annum

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