Jon Campbell
Jon CampbellFood Procurement Specialist
Contact Info

Tel: 07740 565981
Email: jon@sustainablefoodchains.co.uk

Consulting Profile

Overview and professional focus

Jon has 20 years experience in procurement within the food industry, at market leading businesses such as Sara Lee, Geest, Bakkavor and Domino’s Pizza, and he owns and runs Food Procurement, a successful supply chain consultancy business, with clients in the UK, Europe and the USA

Consulting profile

  • Business review and strategic planning
  • Supply chain opportunity review
  • Procurement change management
  • Business performance improvement
  • Training and development

Selected Experience

Global Retailer:

Designed and delivered an innovative and market leading suite of professional development activities to meet the retailer’s requirements on enhancing their purchasing skills

Delivered these events across Europe as part of their procurement academy

Using real time case studies, assisted the retailer in negotiating price savings based on a thorough understanding of the value chain.

VC Backed Food Manufacturer:

Led a team to identify and subsequently deliver a cross functional approach to commercial management of the supply chain.

Delivered year on year savings of £1.8m though effective purchasing category management, improving margin by 3%

Delivered an additional £6m in working capital through strategic negotiation of payment terms.

Large Food Manufacturer:

In depth commercial review of significant spend categories, based on both competition and collaboration with the supply market

Identified potential commercial opportunities of £1.3m, delivering £1.1m through establishing a robust commercial process.

Small Food Manufacturer

Identified opportunities in business complexity in the supply chain

Reduced the supply base by 50% through a structured review avoiding recruitment of addition resource, and delivering £400,000 in savings to assist the business deliver record profitability