Start Date: Estimated October 2019

Term: FT Permanent

Location: Head Office, Fulham


Who We Are


Tastehead develop food and beverage products for global brands, retailer private labels and start-up businesses, working with clients from concept through to launch and beyond. Our innovation projects span across a variety of categories such as confectionery, hot and cold beverages, ready meals, baby food, bakery, snacking, condiments and many more.


We offer a host of services to our clients;


  • Ideation workshops and brand strategy

  • Concept development

  • Recipe development

  • Product development

  • Competitor benchmarking

  • Market research & consumer insights

  • Shelf life testing and nutritional analysis

  • Manufacturer sourcing

  • Supply chain setup

  • Factory trial scheduling

  • Photography

  • PR activations

  • Consumer testing/Focus Groups


We spend considerable time researching UK and global food trends, whilst having the confidence to focus on the ones that have longevity. We are a close team and operate on a cross–functional basis on every project. You will be joining an agile, fun, hands-on team at an exciting time of growth.


Now in our next phase of expansion, we require a full-time Procurement Coordinator to head up our procurement and supply chain management. Your main responsibilities will include sourcing ingredients, packaging and co-manufacturers on behalf of our clients’ projects. Due to the broad variety of projects which we work on this will no doubt mean new territory for you, so a willingness to adapt and learn new categories and skills is essential. As part of a small team you will also need to need to be flexible and support the rest of the team with any other business tasks when required.


The Ideal Candidate


  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role.

  • Adaptable and eager to learn new skills.

  • Excellent Interpersonal skills.

  • Keen for a new challenge as part of an exciting business.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google.


The Role


  • Develop, hone and execute new and improved procurement strategies across all channels of purchasing and manufacturer sourcing.

  • Build and develop strong relationships with our suppliers, co-manufacturers and other key partners.

  • Source new suppliers and co-manufacturers, for the UK, EU and rest of the world.

  • Research and source innovative new ingredients, packaging, equipment and other materials.

  • Manage all supply chains, both internally and on behalf of our clients.

  • Institute policies and procedures for collecting and reporting key metrics to increase productivity and efficiency for our clients.

  • Negotiate pricing and supplier contracts.

  • Create policies and procedures for risk management and mitigation.

  • Manage project timelines and critical paths alongside the product development team.


What You Will Get In Return


  • A leading role on a wide variety of development projects covering highly innovative start-ups to global brands.

  • Competitive Salary with a performance-related bonus package.

  • Strong opportunities to grow within an exciting business.

  • Continual support and mentorship.

  • Ownership of the role.



If you feel that you are the right candidate for this role, then we'd love to hear from you. Please contact with an up to date C.V. and a covering letter.




Tastehead is an Equal Opportunities employer and committed to encouraging equality and diversity in our workforce.

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