Beers, Wine and Spirits


UK ref: 1697

Our client’s expertise as a successful malt producer is widely acknowledged by brewers, distillers and food industries, who rely on the supply of top-quality barley malts.
They are now looking to recruit a Barley Procurement Coordinator who will provide an important link between suppliers and colleagues to allow more informed decisions to be made and to meet the demands of the business.

The Barley Procurement Coordinator will work alongside the Production, Operations and Quality departments and the role will involve:
• Barley purchase contract entry and administration
• Implementation of the barley procurement strategy.
• Maintaining and managing barley planning for multiple malting sites, visiting three locations regularly.
• Coordinate call off of barley contracts with suppliers.
• Liaise with colleagues and suppliers to ensure procured barley meets the quality standards required by the business and ultimately customers – use of technology to allow data driven decisions to be made.
• Conduct and coordinate payments to all barley suppliers.
• Involvement and assist in the budgeting and forecasting process.
• Maintain and develop relationships with suppliers.
• Provide support to the Scottish harvest team.
• Support the sales team and involvement in customer meetings as required.
• Monitor and participate in the development and evaluation of new barley varieties.
• Involved in supplier review process.
• Assist and support UK Barley Procurement manager as required.

Person Specification:
• Degree in agriculture and/or agribusiness would be of benefit although not essential.
• A self-motivated and energetic individual who has an ability to multitask, with a keen attention to detail. The successful candidate will be working within a small team and as such relationship building, team working and a willing mindset are essential.
• A knowledge of agricultural markets and commodities would be beneficial.
• English. French and/or Spanish would be helpful.
• Good level of Excel, experience of ERP systems and PowerBI would be of benefit.

Applications from candidates already eligible to work in the UK only please.

For more information, please contact Julie Carling at The Carling Partnership,
Tel +44 (0)1483893100.

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