Packaging Buyer

b3 jobs
Home Counties / East Midlands
£30,000 - £35,000
10 Oct 2019
26 Oct 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Packaging Buyer

Job ref: 62429 | £30,000 - £35,000 | Home Counties / East Midlands

The company

You will be working for a well-established business which strives to produce an exceptional range of high quality, great tasting products. Using responsibly sourced ingredients, the company are proud of their reputation of truly understanding their customer and offering innovative market leading products whilst ensuring a high level of food safety and operating fully to their ethical standards.

The job

As a Packaging Buyer, you will be accountable for delivering value in specific packaging categories including cost, product performance, innovation, supplier performance, risk management and ethical trade amongst day to day duties such as contract management and business projects.

With a strong focus on stakeholder management and relationship building the role needs great communication skills and the ability to work at pace. Including both strategic thinking and attention to detail this role is an exciting opportunity to help shape the direction of a key element of the procurement team.

Your experience

To be considered for the Packaging Buyer role, you will possess a solid progressive track record within procurement, buying, purchasing or similar within the FMCG sector (most preferably food manufacturing).

You will be familiar with operations and NPD processes plus possess a clear rationale to decision making and the ability to balance category strategy with business needs.

You will have a confident and collaborative approach in building strong working relationships and possess strong attention t6o detail and accuracy.

More details

The Packaging Buyer job is based in the Home Counties / East Midlands region and is paying £30,000 - £35,000 according to individual skills and previous experience. The working hours are 9am – 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Packaging Buyer job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, please email me Ryan Marchant, quoting job reference 62429.

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Alternate job titles

Procurement Manager | Category Buyer | Food Packaging Buying Jobs | FMCG Supply Chain Jobs | Food Manufacturing Supply Chain Jobs | Bedfordshire

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