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Category Manager – Beef Supply Chain – West Midlands

De Lacy Executive
West Midlands
Competitive salary based on experience
Closing date
2 Aug 2024

Job Details

Are you a commercially minded, strategic thinker with an eye for the bigger picture?

My client, a prominent player in the meat processing industry, is seeking a switched on, well organised Category Manager to join their management team.

As Category Manager you will work closely with managers from all sections of the supply chain and focus your efforts on streamlining business processes, improving efficiency, monitoring inventory levels and cutting costs.

The commercial aspect of this position will include market analysis, identifying growth opportunities and liaising with suppliers.

Reporting directly to the head of the division, your work will play a crucial part in setting the direction of the business and informing strategies for growth and improvement.

The role:

  • Work closely with different departments to ensure supply chain runs smoothly
  • Market analysis
  • Work with relevant departments to create and implement strategies
  • Manage cross-functional projects
  • Supplier performance reviews
  • Cost management
  • Improve efficiency within the supply chain
  • Monitor inventory levels

About you:

  • Relevant degree (Business administration, agriculture, supply chain management, etc)
  • Background in account management, procurement, food supply chain or similar
  • Commercial acumen
  • Strong communication skills
  • Able to travel nationally for supplier meetings
  • Beef/dairy background (Desirable)


  • Competitive salary
  • Company car
  • Bonus
  • Pension

How do I apply?

For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call Harry Porter on: 01885 485524 (Preferred number) / 07875197231 or e-mail your CV and covering letter To Thank you.

De Lacy Executive Recruitment will upload your CV to our database and retain some data about you in order to process your application.

More information about our processing activities can be found at .

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence and your details will not be passed to a third party without your prior permission. Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview.

De Lacy Executive Recruitment is an Approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which promotes high standards in recruitment practice, and is registered with the Information Commissioners Office. De Lacy Executive Recruitment complies with all relevant data protection legislation.


De Lacy Executive is the professional Agri-Business recruitment consultancy.

Since 2000 we have been recruiting within the agriculture, horticulture, fruit, fresh produce, primary food and other rural sectors in the UK and Internationally. We arguably have the largest database of candidates and regular employer clients.

In this period we have been privileged to help countless companies and jobseekers to achieve their employment goals.

We engage at all levels from trainee through to senior executive and in disciplines from production to technical and commercial.

Our team of nine is friendly, knowledgeable and experienced. We welcome your enquiries and offer our very best advice and service whatever the employment situation.

Most of us are agriculturalists by upbringing and education and have experience of working in the sector we serve before entering the recruitment industry.  We are well trained in recruitment practice and De Lacy Executive is the only Agricultural Recruitment business to be Approved by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation which promotes high standards within the recruitment industry.

We maintain the highest levels of confidentiality and are registered and conform to the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

 “Integrity, Knowledge and Confidentiality”.

We look forward to hearing from you.

De Lacy Executive Ltd. Suite 7, Malvern Gate, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

Tel: 01885 483440. E mail:

Company info
01885 483440
Suite 7
Malvern Gate
Bromwich Road

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