Packaging Buyer

Employer
b3 jobs
Location
Home Counties / East Midlands
Salary
£30,000 - £35,000
Closing date
4 Nov 2019

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Function
Purchasing, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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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, ryan@b3jobs.co.uk quoting job reference 62429.

What happens next?

On applying for this job, you consent to b3 jobs ltd holding your details on file to be able to contact you about your job search, for full details of our GDPR policy, please refer to the b3 jobs website. We aim to contact you within 24 hours on the assumption that your credentials fit the requirements for the role.

b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing. We cover all job levels including Assistants, Technologists, Technicians, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

Alternate job titles

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

Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, b3 jobs cover all disciplines both permanent and interim and from graduates to MD’s,

Our core values are always:

  • to find the very best job for you - not us!
  • to give you friendly, ethical, honest and expert recruitment services
  • to advise and not pressurise, so that you can make the right decisions for you

We genuinely strive to provide you with what you want – a job that not only offers the salary you’re after, but also the career progression and job satisfaction that makes going to work all the more worthwhile. Enough trumpet blowing though – visit our website to read just some of our happy previous candidate testimonials - we are more than happy to let our reputation precede us!

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