Procurement Graduate (Raw Ingredients)

The Hut Group

Manchester, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Operations
  • Post Date: 06/06/2021
  • Website: thg.com
  • Company Address: Voyager House, Chicago Avenue, Manchester, M90 3DQ

About The Hut Group

THG has grown from a start-up business to a global digital commerce group, fast becoming one of the world’s leading beauty and wellbeing online retail organisations.

Job Description

Procurement Graduate (Raw Ingredients)

Location Manchester Airport Office.

About The Hut Group:

THG's primary focus is health, beauty, prestige and nutrition-related consumer goods. The company owns and operates many leading brands including LookFantastic.com, Grow Gorgeous, Mio Skincare, ESPA and MyProtein.com - The world’s #1 online sports nutrition brand.

Operations are at the heart of our customers’ experience here at THG. We manufacture a wide range of sports nutrition and cosmetic consumer goods that we then despatch to our customers in over 200 countries worldwide from our purpose-built, innovative Manufacturing and Distribution Centres.

Job Description:

We are recruiting a graduate to support the Raw Materials Category. This is an exciting opportunity where you will be managing and negotiating spend for this category. You will be required to deliver innovation from the supply base, reduce costs where possible and learn how to develop and manage contracts. The successful candidate will have a strong interest in developing a career within Procurement and demonstrate natural commercial awareness.

Responsibilities:

Work on developing a procurement strategy for a category of spend

Negotiate and award contracts

Develop THG’s supply base

Manage existing contracts maximising value

Be able to communicate cross-functionally (legal, engineering, projects, finance etc)

Support best Procurement Practice to be embedded throughout the business

Managing set up of suppliers and working with Quality Assurance team to faciltate approval process

Work with NPD Team and support with Procurement requirements for NPD projects across Nutrition division

Working closely with our supply chain and freight teams to ensure stock availability remains high. This will involve problem solving and identifying solutions. Support of the supply chain will be required on a global level across all THG manufacturing sites"


Requirements

To be considered for this role you should have the following skills / qualifications:

    Degree qualified
    Strong analytical and numerical skills,
    Problem-solving skills
    Commercial awareness plus capable of making recommendations
    Strong communication skills
    Proficient in using Microsoft Office to a high standard, particularly Excel.

If you have supply chain / operations experience this would be an advantage

Benefits

What We Offer

    Competitive salary
    Onsite Doctor
    Employee discounts
    Company bonus scheme
    Company pension scheme

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.