Sourcing Manager (Food and Near Food)
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Employer Ref. AVVF-763537
Our client is a European buying office and they are looking for a Sourcing Manager to look after both food and near food business. This will include products such as cling film, garbage bag, food bag, baking paper, canned fruit, canned tuna, frozen seafood etc. This is a newly created position due to business expansion and will be reporting to the Head of Sourcing.
Key responsibilities include:
- Applies product knowledge and expertise in order to manage the food and near food category whilst adopting a strategic approach towards the continuous development of the supplier base.
- Conducts intensive negotiations with suppliers to achieve the best purchase price for the agreed quality.
- Carries out visits to trade fairs and suppliers in order to manage and develop the supplier pool within the near food category
- Drives product innovation and quality with suppliers through in-depth understanding of production processes and product requirements.
- Monitors the production process for all purchased products. Identifies any issues and resolves them within the team in a proactive and timely manner.
To succeed in this key role you will have at least 6 years experience handling related product category.
- Degree in food science, engineering or any other relevant discipline
- Fluent in Cantonese and English is a Must
- Solid experience in handling food category is a must
- Ability to work in a fast pace environment
- Extensive vendor base within APAC region
Interested individuals can apply now and send CV's in WORD format to Athena Tse for more information.
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About ConnectedGroup Limited
ConnectedGroup is an executive search and recruitment firm with offices in Hong Kong, Singapore and China. We work across a number of industry sectors providing cross-functional recruitment. Our specialisms are Financial Services, Legal, Technology Transformation, Strategy and Change, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Supply Chain/Sourcing, Industrial, Consumer and Retail/Luxury Goods, Hospitality, Corporate Functions/Administration (HR/Finance/Accounting/Support).
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