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.
Buyer – Packaging Experience
Rochdale, Greater Manchester / Remote Flexibility
Up to £36,000
Plus and Fantastic Working Environment some Homework is Possible
Product: Heritage British Brand FMCG Household Consumer Goods
Business Size: £50m turnover business.
Ideal Candidate: Enthusiastic and resilient. Specialist product packaging knowledge & buying experience attained in buying or technology
80 Years of Innovation:
We are an innovative, British based producer and retailer of quality homewares, garden products and household goods. Celebrating our 80th Birthday this year, we are the UK brand leaders in ironing boards, covers and airing products while also being the fastest growing cleaning brand in the UK. Our products can also be found in homes around the world.
We design and manufacture our products from our 5 sites in North Manchester and operate international bases in Germany, France & the USA and are proud to hold two Royal Warrants for quality & innovation.
Where you come in:
We have a world beating, homegrown range of innovative UK produced and designed products. We’ve embraced social media through our influencer partnerships and have a very large following s on Instagram ( more than all our major competitors combined). Not satisfied to rest on our laurels we have expanded into complementary Kitchen and Bathroom categories and have seen exceptional demand for our design led approach.
We are now seeking a FMCG Packaging Buyer with previous specialist packaging knowledge. The successful candidate will be reporting to the Purchasing Manager.
About You: Some of the Following Would be Useful but not Essential
+ 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
+ Experience of using ERP – ideally 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
+ Enthusiastic and resilient
Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to our Leadership Team
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.