Location
Scotland
Position
Procurement Manager
Brewing / Distilling
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Reference
VAC - 15470
Job Description

WHAT’S THE JOB? BARLEY PROCUREMENT CO-ORDINATOR - SCOTLAND    

WHO’S THE EMPLOYER? A leading maltster with a worldwide reputation for excellence and quality

WHAT’S THE INDUSTRY? Malt production

HOW WILL I BE REWARDED? Competitive Package, Pension + usual benefits

WHERE IS THE ROLE LOCATED? Northern Scotland based but travel will be necessary to cover activity between two malting sites.

TELL ME MORE ABOUT THE ROLE?

An exciting opportunity has arisen within a division of a World Class Leader in the production of malt. Are you an experienced, farm buyer or grain trader looking for a new challenge? Do you know your Flagon from your Fairing? Then get in touch!

You will have the responsibility in developing and delivering the barley procurement strategy for Scotland, as well as working with the UK procurement team on the budgeting and forecasting process for the wider business. Working with growers’ groups, merchants, co-operatives and storage partners, to build up a picture of how the harvest is going to be is an essential part of this role so being an excellent communicator and relationship builder is key.

An understanding of the grain markets and the fundamentals that affect them is critical and so to is knowing what difference the quality of a high Nitrogen vs a low Nitrogen will have on the end product.

WHAT QUALITIES DO I NEED?

  • You will need an excellent attention to detail
  • Be comfortable dealing with growers face to face
  • People management skills encouraging engagement, ownership and teamwork
  • Proven track record of negotiation and influencing skills
  • IT literate with an understanding of Excel
  • Role will be home based with frequent travel across region, some national travel

WHAT SHOULD I DO NOW? In the first instance please forward your CV together with a cover note and salary requirements to [email protected] and all successful candidates will be contacted within 14 days of us receiving your application. Please note that all applications will be treated in confidence.

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