Packaging Buyer

DR Newitt
Watford, Hertfordshire
£35,000.00 - £45,000.00 + Benefits
18 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Packaging, Purchasing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Our client, are a large FMCG manufacturing business. A vacancy has arisen for an experienced packaging Buyer to join the well-established team at the site in Watford.

Please note that this is a senior level role and applicants must have relevant experience that covers the buying of packaging.

The Role:

  • Management of a large annual spend – entirely on packaging
  • Development of new sourcing strategy and implementing change where required
  • Supplier management with regular visits
  • Establishment of new supplier and customers where appropriate
  • Manage inventory levels to ensure maximum product availability
  • Ensure excellent working relationships with internal and external stake holders at all times

The Candidate:

  • An established Buyer (or relevant) with experience in buying packaging
  • CIPS qualification at any level would be advantageous
  • Experience from a manufacturing environment
  • A skilled negotiator with a strong track record in savings
  • Strong IT systems skills – MS Office
  • An understanding of how to effectively manage supply chain

What’s on offer?

  • A generous salary and benefits package
  • The opportunity to join a dynamic company who can offer genuine opportunities for career progression

If you would like to be considered please apply with your latest CV. If you have questions then please contact Martin Bryce at D R Newitt.

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