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Buyer – Packaging Experience – Leading Homewares Brand

Recruitment Revolution
Rochdale, Greater Manchester
circa £28,000 – £32,000 DOE Plus Benefits
Closing date
1 Jun 2021

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Excellent opportunity for an experienced Buyer with packaging experience to join one of the nation's favourite household consumer product brands and holder of two Royal Warrants. If you have packaging buying experience and experience of specifying/buying printed film for flow wrapping we'd love to hear from you.

Role Info:

Buyer – Packaging Experience – Leading Non-Food FMCG Homewares Brand
Rochdale, Greater Manchester
circa £28,000 – £32,000 DOE
Plus Benefits
Full-time, Permanent

We are an innovative British based producer of quality homewares and household products. Our quality products are designed and manufactured in Greater Manchester to be sold across the world. Our brand is a household name and last year was a record year for continued success and growth.

We employ circa 400 personnel worldwide; our unique family-owned business has a long tradition of supplying key UK retailers but increasingly our presence is getting to be known in European and USA markets.

We have a sustained and energetic programme of new product development to introduce exciting new products to an ever-demanding consumer, our organisational culture is both entrepreneurial and fast paced.

We are now seeking a FMCG Packaging Buyer with previous specialist packaging knowledge

The successful candidate will be reporting to the Purchasing Manager.

The Ideal Candidate will have:

+ Experience of using SAP MRP system, product creation, Purchase Ordering, scheduling, maintaining integrity of SAP data with an understanding of forecast changes/amendments & impact on raw material stock availability
+ Experience of supplier evaluation, selection and Contract price negotiation
+ An understanding of flexographic and litho print processes
+ Experience in the purchase of Flexographic printed packaging films/generation of Line Drawings
+ An understanding of the specifications of corrugated cartons, carton board cartons, FSDUS/POS and of using pallet configuration software
+ Understanding of the Packaging Waste Regulations and experience of processing packaging waste documents on behalf of customers.
+ Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
+ Hardworking and Reliable
+ Enthusiastic and resilient

Skills, Experience and Person Specification:

+ Experience of using SAP MRP system, product creation, Purchase Ordering, scheduling, maintaining integrity of SAP data
+ Interpreting forecast changes/amendments & impact on raw material stock availability
+ Addressing stock/Invoice queries
+ Experience of supplier evaluation, selection and contract price negotiation
+ Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
+ IT literate
+ Excellent communication skills both verbally and written
+ Hardworking, reliable, enthusiastic and resilient

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the overall business objectives and requirements.

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Team

Application notice… We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect we may contact you by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.


We’re Talent Acquisition Specialists that founded change in 2005. Since then we’ve helped over 2500 clients grow, prosper and lead.

# Our Story

Frustrated by poor experiences with traditional agencies, our founders (just two regular candidates), decided that the outdated industry needed modernising and a new balance of power. In 2005, a new kind of agency model was born, putting the client and candidate at the heart of the experience whilst removing the pushy sales, schmooze and high fees.

# What makes us different?

Aside from a sensible fee model, custom technology and a direct unhindered path to candidates we…

…don’t sell candidates and we don’t sell jobs: we facilitate relationships and champion the process of ‘organic hiring’ to help create stronger and longer-lasting engagements.

# Who we work with

With an industry reputation for delivering results we are the go-to talent finders for over 2500 clients. We work with everyone from tech start-ups to global brands who all demand the best service and talent.

From business owners hiring 2 people a year to Internal Recruiting teams hiring 200+ people a year, RR sources talent across all sectors and levels.

# Reputation

Our expertise have also been called upon by some of the leading job boards including the UK’s No1.

Recruitment Revolution is a member of the REC with a 100% compliance pass rate and holds a Feefo 5* Gold Award for Service.

For more information please contact Team RR on 0800 294 3113 or visit

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