The Role

Here at Hain Daniels we are currently recruiting for a Purchasing Manager. 

Reporting to the Head of Procurement, the role has responsibility for developing and implementing the Category Strategies for several key ingredient categories across the whole of Hain Daniels UK, delivering cost effective procurement and contracting for products and services whilst meeting the business needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Use Category Management principles to develop strategies and execute plans for the ingredients categories under the role's control.
  • Manage the tendering process for categories under the role's authority, ensuring the negotiation and implementation of best value contracts taking account of the total cost of ownership.
  • Develop and actively manage strategic relationships with suppliers, ensuring business requirements are fully understood and met and that supplier performance is measured and regularly evaluated.
  • Source new products / suppliers as appropriate, ensuring the necessary criteria are met in respect of production process, quality, delivery and cost.
  • Work with internal cross functional teams to improve business processes.
  • Provide regular reporting on purchasing activity, supplier performance and market activity.

What you will need for the role / what it will take:

  • Well-experienced in buying ingredients, ideally in colours, flavours and functional ingredients. 
  • CIPS preferred.
  • Must be willing to travel to group sites.
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong negotiation skills and work with a range of stakeholders.

About Us:

Why join us?

At Hain Daniels we’ve developed a real recipe for success: we create tasty food and drinks with goodness at their core, and work with some incredible brands whose ethos is the same as ours. At the core of everything we do are our people: without them, we simply wouldn’t be a market-leading food and drink specialist.

The typical Hain Daniels employee is friendly, hard-working and passionate about what they do. And by showing such commitment to us, we reward our team members with a lovely place to work and the chance to achieve their potential; with plenty of opportunities for personal development. We offer generous pay and a genuine opportunity to help the business grow.