Procurement Manager (Logistics)

£45k - £55k + car allowance

At The Compleat Food Group, we’re on a mission to create tasty food that’s better for people and the planet, we call it ‘Food to Feel Good’. We pride ourselves on being a business that gives equal emphasis to HOW we operate as well as the financial results we achieve. 


Our 3,500 (and growing) fantastic people are what make this possible. They are passionate about creating delicious products for UK consumers, leading retailers and our exciting, market leading brands, which include Wall’s Pastry, Squeaky Bean and Unearthed. 


We are looking for an experienced Procurement Manager/Buyer who has experience within the Logistics sector. This role is perfect for someone who not only has a passion for everything Procurement, but also has a love for food too!


We are looking to add an additional member to our team, reporting into our Head of Indirect Procurement. Located from our Nottingham site, however other locations, including our Crewe and Palethorpes sites, will be highly considered. This is a hybrid role with a mix of multi-site and home working. 


Within this role you will be managing, negotiating, and supporting the Supply Chain teams across the group for their Logistics requirements along with responsibility for optimising the group indirect spend, along with some other areas of Indirect procurement. 


Why would you want this job:


This Procurement role will be pivotable to ensuring year on year costs and operational improvements for The Compleat Food Group and is part of the company’s strategic plan. 

Channeling the spend through preferred suppliers, standardising ways of working across a multi-site business. It will provide exposure across the group and at all levels including regular Exec level updates. 

The operational benefits of identifying and optimising our supply base whilst maintaining supply chain function objectives will be a key factor in driving the growth ambitions of The Compleat Food Group.


Why Join TCGF:


The Compleat Food Group has ambitions to be the number one chilled prepared food company and has a 3-year strategic plan to grow. We produce Food to feel Good. There are already 8 manufacturing sites producing and supplying to most of the UK retailers with market leading products and brands. These brands include Walls, Pork Farms, Wrights Pies, Unearthed, Squeaky (Meat Free) and Vadasz. The Compleat Food journey is underway and being a key part of this plan will provide the right balance of opportunity and challenges. 


Do you offer:


  • A can-do positive attitude
  • Professional/ Technical experience e.g. strategic sourcing / category management / experience in food industry.
  • The ability to identify commercial opportunities.
  • Supplier relationship management with strategic suppliers.
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • The ability to multitask and work well under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills and a team player? 


If so, we would love to hear from you! 


In return:

Salary £45,000 – £55,000 basic salary (DOE) 

Car allowance

33 days holiday including Bank Holidays