Procurement Manager - Packaging
We have an excellent opportunity for a Procurement Manager to join the Procurement function at Hilmore House in Bradford, West Yorkshire. Your responsibilities will focus on providing products and services for our Procurement team, helping to reduce costs, enabling us to reinvest and build for the future.
Our 111,000+ colleagues make Morrisons. From our stores and offices to manufacturing sites and warehouses, our team of friendly faces works as one to provide the freshest food and great shopping experiences to 11 million customers every week. Our Procurement team supports making core supermarkets strong again by delivering the right “products” for customers and colleagues. Buying well, delivering the right products and services at the lowest cost is critical to our success.
With relevant experience in packaging procurement, effective teamwork and strong retail market knowledge, you will:
Source new suppliers and work with the existing supplier base to deliver best value across all category spend from end to end
Maintain Supplier & Stakeholder Relationship Management, ensuring all opportunities to reduce cost, maintain continuity of supply and improve service are identified and implemented
Deliver the Corporate reductions on packaging reduction as part of Morrisons packaging pledge
Support the implementation of new products across our Manufacturing sites and Retail stores.
Have a strong understanding of industry leading practices including the role of technology and best practice sourcing processes
Understand the operational standards of working in a Procurement role including contracting, legal compliance, Grocery Suppliers Code of Practice, corporate social responsibility and other regulatory requirements
Understand how our stores operate and always consider this when managing the category
Negotiate well with suppliers, lead a supply base and do the right thing for our customers and business.
Have experience of working in a fast paced environment (ideally in the Retail/FMCG industry) with the ability to hit tight deadlines
Our aim to offer more of what matters extends to our employees too. Join us and you can expect to enjoy great career prospects and a very competitive pay and benefits package. In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a discount card for you plus two more for friends or family members giving you 10% off your shopping in Morrisons. We also offer company share options, a highly competitive pension scheme, Life Assurance and more besides.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
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