Procurement Manager

Do you want to work for an industry-leading manufacturer in an accredited work environment, for an employer that invests in your personal and professional growth? If so, you could be our next team member here at Parkside. We’re currently looking for a Procurement Manager to join our team.

With over 70 years of packaging design and development history, we are a leader in the manufacture of innovative sustainable packaging. Our 180 employees operate internationally from two sites in the UK and Malaysia and support a wide range of FMCG markets. Our customers range from blue-chip brands through to smaller, independent companies.

We’re looking for the following skills, attributes, and experiences that can make our team even better.



Job Title: Procurement Manager

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Hours of work: Monday to Friday 08.45 to 5pm.

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Procurement Manager to oversee our procurement processes with a specific focus on flexographic packaging. As a Procurement Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the purchasing process, managing supplier relationships, and ensuring the timely delivery of goods and services. You will work closely with suppliers, production teams, and stakeholders to ensure the timely and cost-effective acquisition of materials while maintaining the highest quality standards.



  • Identify, evaluate, and onboard suppliers capable of meeting quality, cost, and delivery requirements.
  • Monitor supplier performance and address any issues or concerns promptly.
  • Negotiate contracts and terms with suppliers to ensure favourable pricing and delivery terms
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to forecast demand and optimize inventory levels.
  • Maintain accurate records of procurement activities, including contracts, purchase orders, and invoices
  • Stay updated on industry trends, market conditions, and technological advancements in flexographic packaging.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, procedures, and relevant regulations



  • CIPS Level 5 is required
  • Proven experience as a Procurement Manager with a focus on flexographic packaging
  • Strong knowledge of procurement processes, systems, and best practices
  • Excellent communication, and negotiation skills
  • Solid understanding of supply chain management principles
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Procurement: 1 year (required)
  • Purchasing: 1 year (required)
  • Flexographic: 1 year (required)



  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Enhanced maternity leave
  • Enhanced paternity leave
  • Free parking
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme

To apply please send your letter of application and CV to

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