Packaging Buyer

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Reading
Salary
£35000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted
07 Nov 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Packaging Buyer

Your new company
I'm working with a well established packaging company based in Berkshire. This SME sized company are leading in transportation of Bespoke products throughout the UK

Your new role
This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate who understands procurement to be trained and progressed into a Procurement Manager / Director. Working closely with the existing Director you will be be at the forefront of the redevelopment of the Procurement Function, looking at ways the existing processes can be made more efficient and help work on internal and external stakeholders for the good of the business.

Main Duties: - Requesting quotes and raising orders with suppliers - Ensuring goods are ordered in a timely manner - Material costing for quotes required by the Sales department - Order progressing - Expedite and eliminate materials shortages - Review existing purchase order schedules and adjust to meet current needs - Supplier management - Monitor and review supplier performance by way of KPI's. - Contribute to Production and Planning control - Raising orders through the company planning system


What you'll need to succeed
Previous experience working for a Packaging company or packaging category - Great listener, who is motivated to learn, negotiate and challenge.

Friendly ability to build strong relationships with our Management Team and suppliers. - Highly computer literate with Excel - Works in a timely and efficient manner.

What you'll get in return
CIPS study support, on going training, 28 days holiday including bank holidays and pension auto enrolment

What you need to do now
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