Packaging Buyer, South Lincolnshire

Location
Lincolnshire
Salary
£28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted
04 Aug 2017
Closes
01 Sep 2017
Ref
HLJ893834
Contact
Hannah Jackson
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent


A great opportunity to work in the procurement function of an award-winning, multi-site food manufacturer.

My client is an award-winning, multi-site food manufacturer, providing a wide range of products for all of the major retailers and food service providers. They have experienced significant growth over recent years and for the right person the role of Packaging Buyer offers real career progression opportunities.

Reporting to the Senior Procurement Manager the Packaging Buyer will take ownership of a category spend and create and deliver cost savings opportunities. You will be charged with developing and implementing category sourcing strategies and to pro-actively develop new and existing supplier relationships. In return you will be given lots of autonomy and be responsible for some large and major suppliers.

Candidates will need to have previous purchasing experience ideally gained within a food manufacturing environment. You will demonstrate competencies in analysing and setting strategies for suppliers. You'll have great negotiation and interpersonal skills, be assertive and really demonstrate the ability to take ownership of your category. Previous experience within packaging, flexible or plastics particularly in the food industry would be highly beneficial.

To apply please send your details through to me today.

REF. HLJ893834 By Focus Management

Follow Focus Management on Twitter @foodjob

Focus Management Consultants Ltd, Tel: +44 (0) 1625 560778

Apply for Packaging Buyer, South Lincolnshire

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly

Apply

Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your CV must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1MB


4000 characters left


By applying for a job listed on FoodmanJobs you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.