Category Manager – Food
$80,000 – $100,000 + bonus + benefits
We are recruiting for a large international food company, who are seeking a dynamic food procurement specialist to manager some key categories. They are looking for a self-starter, who is experienced at purchasing food commodities in a fast moving environment.
As the right candidate, you will need to have a strong food purchasing background, with experience of developing relationships and negotiating with keys suppliers. You will need to be someone who is comfortable working off your own initiative and be able to make commercial decisions – when to seek a solution to a problem and when to report an issue. Most importantly, you will have impeccable communication and consulting skills to guide your stakeholders through strategic purchasing initiatives.
This is a large organisation that offers a good salary and bonus, flexibility and opportunity for growth. If you are an experience food purchasing professional, looking to work in a large dynamic company, with growth opportunities, this could be the role for you.
As the ideal candidate you will have:
- 6+ years’ food purchasing experience
- Category experience in wheat, cereals, salt, sugar, pasta, oils, baked goods etc would be idea
- Used to working in a fast-moving environment
- Self-Starter and problem solver
- Great Stakeholder and Vendor relations experience
- Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written
How to Apply
We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of the team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org