Packaging Buyer

Location:
Surrey
Sector:
Administration
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary range:
£40,000+
Salary:
£35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Salary:
£35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted:
19-Jun-18
Start Date:
Recruiter:
Uxbridge Employment Agency
Job Ref:
888300

Packaging Buyer

£35,000 - £50,000

Our client, a well-known Global brand, are currently seeking a Packaging Buyer to procure and develop their packaging supply base and manage material requirements. The successful candidate will have previous packaging procurement experience and be highly motivated and driven as you will be working in a fast paced dynamic environment.

Responsibilities:

• Management of the end to end supply of packaging into the business

• Source and select suppliers to meet business objectives

• Negotiation of supply contracts

• Support in the launch of business innovation projects within agreed timescales and budgeting

• Sector analysis to identify sustainability improvement opportunities and to mitigate technical risks

• Monitoring and reporting monthly supplier performance against agreed KPIs

The ideal candidate:

• Strong negotiation capability with exposure to forecasting, contract and stock management and innovation

• A capability to source, research and select suppliers

• Ability to manage multiple projects efficiently

• Able to work under time critical deadlines

• Resilient and able to work in a high pressured environment

• FMCG packaging experience would be ideal

Ideally we are looking for a candidate with a minimum of 2 years’ experience within a similar role or someone who is looking for a step up in their current position but has had exposure to the role responsibilities.

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