Sourcing Manager 3rd Party Manufacturing

  • Location: Peterborough
  • Term: Permanent
  • Closing date: 01/04/2019
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Working within our Sourcing and Procurement team, this role is fundamental to the development and management of our Third Party Supply Chain as well as the successful delivery of NPD/EPD projects to ensure we deliver against The Silver Spoon Company’s key strategic drivers.

Reporting to the Head of Procurement, the role will support the delivery of new sourcing initiatives, inclusive of New Growth Arenas and supply chain projects whilst developing our Third Party Supply Chain.  This will be achieved through driving innovation; continuous improvement plans and cost out/value add initiatives as well as supplier assessments, risk mitigation and sourcing of new suppliers to meet NPD/category growth.

This role is key for ensuring we follow our supplier selection process whilst still delivering at pace through working closely with our Technical, CSR and Brand teams.  This role has the accountability for the management and development of one direct report

The successful candidate will demonstrate strong commercial awareness enabling great decisions and actions that drive the delivery of successful project and supplier outcomes.  You will demonstrate excellent cross functional leadership, influencing skills and the engagement of key stakeholder as well as a strong attention to detail.

If you are interested in exploring this opportunity further then please, in the first instance contact Sarah Hanson  –  for a job description and / or send your CV to by 1st April 2019.