Group Sourcing Subject Matter Expert

  • Commercial Operations Production Quality/Hygiene Supply Chain Technical
  • East Midlands / South Yorkshire / Notts
  • £negotiable
  • W5779
  • If you would like to discuss this job, please contact:
    Rachel - 0345 2600 737

The Company

This is an excellent chance to join a leading convenience food business supplying major retail customers with high quality chilled food products. Operating multiple state of the art facilities across the UK, they are now seeking a Group Sourcing Subject Matter Expert to join their dynamic team, deliver maximum return and help them continue their highly profitable success.

The Role

Working as a core member of the head office team, you’ll be responsible for:

• Liaising with customers, undertaking regular supplier reviews and supporting the audit team whilst identifying ways to improve the raw materials quality.

• Collaborating with the purchasing and supply chain teams to optimise cost and raw material source efficiency whilst retaining all technical functionality.

• Creating and communicating protocols that are aligned with technical innovation strategies, establishing the best practice for testing and validation.

• Monitoring KPI’s ensuring targets are achieved through supplier and site support.

The Person

We are looking for a Group Sourcing Subject Matter Expert to deliver commercial projects through the technical management and coordination of suppliers. This role could suit someone who has previously been a Process or Factory Manager. You’ll have a technical and/or commercial food manufacturing background with expert knowledge of cooked protein –lean manufacturing know-how would also be advantageous. Previous experience liaising with retailers is essential alongside a strong understanding of retail policies, food legislation and integrated supply chains. In addition, you’ll ideally be Level 3 HACCP certified, Lead Assessor qualified and hold an Advanced Food Hygiene level 4 certificate.

If you are a Technical and Commercial expert looking for the next step within the food industry, call Rachel 0345 2600 737 for more information.

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Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.