Packaging Buyer

Recruiter
1st Executive
Location
England, London, West London
Salary
£30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted
12 Sep 2018
Closes
27 Oct 2018
Ref
J11346
Contact
Sheila Harris
Specialist Area
Procurement
Sector
Retail
Function
Lead
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Packaging Buyer

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

Role:

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 OR RAW MATERIALS 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

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