Packaging Buyer

Recruiter
Eventus Recruitment
Location
Watford
Salary
33000.0000
Posted
14 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Role: Packaging Buyer
Salary: £33,000 - £37,000 + Benefits
Location: Hertfordshire

My client is an industry leading cosmetics manufacturing business based in Hertfordshire seeking an Packaging Buyer to join their growing business and assist with the purchasing and strategic procurement of their packaging.

Job description:

The post holder will be responsible for all purchasing within packaging for the business which will be selected based on the successful applicants prior experience.

Core duties:

  • Negotiate pricing with existing suppliers to reduce cost without compromising quality
  • Select new suppliers based on the needs of the business and hold regular supplier review meetings
  • Ensure all internal stakeholders are engaged with the procurement function including but not limited to NPD, Technical, Sales and Operations
  • Review and update company systems ensuring supplier information and pricing is accurate at all times
  • Ensure supplier OTIF rates are maintained at a minimum of 98.5%
  • Maintain and develop clear category strategies/visions through supply chain analysis, market knowledge and supplier interaction
  • Keep up-to-date on changes within the packaging market to keep appraised of price movements and opportunities and trends
  • Continuous focus on cost reduction initiatives including monitoring surplus stock and utilising this where possible

Core competencies:

  • Experience with purchasing packaging within the pharmaceuticals and/or cosmetics industry (essential)
  • Experience of purchasing/buying within an FMCG environment (essential)
  • Cost reduction and price negotiation experience (essential)
  • Experience within a seasonal business (desirable)

This position would be suitable for an Packaging Buyer seeking a new role in a friendly, dynamic and faced paced business with scope for progression, development and training.

Role: Packaging Buyer
Salary: £33,000 - £37,000 + Benefits
Location: Watford

My client is an industry leading cosmetics manufacturing business based in Hertfordshire seeking an Packaging Buyer to join their growing business and assist with the purchasing and strategic procurement of their packaging.

Job description:

The post holder will be responsible for all purchasing within packaging for the business which will be selected based on the successful applicants prior experience.

Core duties:


Negotiate pricing with existing suppliers to reduce cost without compromising quality
Select new suppliers based on the needs of the business and hold regular supplier review meetings
Ensure all internal stakeholders are engaged with the procurement function including but not limited to NPD, Technical, Sales and Operations
Review and update company systems ensuring supplier information and pricing is accurate at all times
Ensure supplier OTIF rates are maintained at a minimum of 98.5%
Maintain and develop clear category strategies/visions through supply chain analysis, market knowledge and supplier interaction
Keep up-to-date on changes within the packaging market to keep appraised of price movements and opportunities and trends
Continuous focus on cost reduction initiatives including monitoring surplus stock and utilising this where possible

Core competencies:


Experience with purchasing packaging within the pharmaceuticals and/or cosmetics industry (essential)
Experience of purchasing/buying within an FMCG environment (essential)
Cost reduction and price negotiation experience (essential)
Experience within a seasonal business (desirable)

This position would be suitable for an Packaging Buyer seeking a new role in a friendly, dynamic and faced paced business with scope for progression, development and training.