Packaging Buyer

Recruiter
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
Weston-Super-Mare, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1267250356
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client, a major FMCG business in the South West are keen to speak with purchasing professionals that have a demonstrable background in the FMCG/Packaging industry.

Client Details

Our Client is a major FMCG Food & Drink manufacturer based in the South West. The business has seen substantial growth in recent years with new technology improving production capacity and NPD.

Description

Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to;
  • Along with management, develop and implement a clear category strategy to deliver company set targets
  • Identify possible new suppliers, along with technical teams- audit and on-board successful suppliers
  • Manage suppliers across a spread of KPI's
  • Negotiate best price, whilst maintaining OTIF
  • Identify possible opportunities to adopt new products
  • Work with internal teams, be the voice of procurement in all things packaging
  • Develop key relationships both internally and externally
  • Drive business improvements

Profile

The successful Candidate will posses;
  • A demonstrable background in a similar role
  • A solid understanding of full life cycle procurement
  • A demonstrable background in FMCG Food & Drink
  • Ability to create relationships both internally and externally
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Proven ability in negotiation
  • Excellent organisational skills

Job Offer

Up to 35k depending on experience

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