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Packaging Buyer

Packaging Buyer

  • Location

    Bedfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Sheila Harris

  • Contact email:

    sheila.harris@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    55000

  • Salary low:

    45000

  • Job ref:

    J11346_1529661594

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-07-22

  • Startdate:

    22/06/2018

  • Consultant:

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Packaging Buyer

Our client is a Major Global FMCG organisation with extensive growth within the business who are seeking an experienced Senior Packaging Buyer. The role offers excellent chance for progression and further development.

Role:

Your packaging experience would ideally polymers and plastic

You will be responsible for the following remit:
Identifying & adopting modern tools, techniques & processes to drive "world class" function
Involved in the delivery of the strategy re: Innovation, Factory efficiencies, Performance Packaging
Managing Supplier Relationship Management activity on a global basis (with the other Buyers in the team)
Develop market and commodity expertise, operating as a knowledge hub for the business
Working collaboratively with S&OP, CSR, and Innovation / NPI teams - delivering a "right first time "culture, reduce costs & improving speed to market
Driving cost out of the supply base
Driving supplier performance / improvement
Implementing strategy and driving category expertise

Requirements:
Excellent demonstrable PACKAGING SOURCING commodity experience
International / matrix environment Procurement experience preferred, though non-essential
Excellent communication, influencing and negotiation skillsHighly developed stakeholder relationship management skills and experience
Demonstrable previous track record of successful Project Management
Knowledge of Packaging technology & processes highly advantageous
High degree of commercial acumen