£30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, healthcare
8 months ago
Our client a Major Global FMCG brand are seeking an experienced Buyer who will be involved in the development and implementationof strategies within Direct procurement of Packaging and Raw Materials.
Manage the procurement of selected packaging categories, including developing and implementing category plans for the spend portfolio
Drive better value, which includes reducing cost, improving sustainability, reducing risks and improving products.
Engage with stakeholders to develop and implement sourcing strategies
Conducting the end to end sourcing activity using the approved processes and e-sourcing platform
Working alongside packaging technologists to deliver packaging strategy for the business
Ensure you work closely with suppliers, delivering strong cost savings and added value
Represent the Procurement team on packaging related work activity
Deputise for the Category Manager when required
Excellent negotiation skills
Experience of end to end sourcing activity
Ideally knowledge of procurement of direct products with some packaging knowledge would be beneficial
Open and friendly with a 'can do' approach
For further information please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org