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Packaging Buyer

Industry SectorOther
Salary£40,000 to £50,000 per annum
LocationsBerkshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted25 June 2018

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Packaging Buyer required for fast growing FMGC Business in Hayes, London

Your new company
A rapidly growing FMCG business are bringing on board a Packaging Buyer to their team based in West London. They have invested a lot in the growth of this online food business and they have big and ambitious plans for the years ahead. Due to their success in the UK market they have just expanded into the US which has been incredibly successful.

Your new role
As the companies’ Packaging Buyer you will be leading the category and managing one Packaging Assistant. You will be responsible for liaising with suppliers to ensure the companies’ needs are met with packaging quality and delivery timing son point. Each week as you understand the sales volumes you will work with the packaging suppliers to ensure print runs are on time and with the correct content for the products going out. You will work in partnership with your suppliers to monitor and improve service levels and KPIs to improve business efficiency. You will track any goods that have been rejected for any reason and use this to drive efficiently and smooth-running of the business.

What you'll need to succeed
To succeed in this Packaging Buyer job you will be highly organised to mitigate risk within the supply chain. You will have a strong ability to build relationships with suppliers and be highly analytical in order to manage stock levels and evaluate packaging requirements through the MRP system. If you have experience or knowledge of MRP systems that would be advantageous but it is not essential. You will be energetic and personable in order to fit in with this dynamic, entrepreneurial environment. Detailed knowledge of the packaging category is a must for this role!

What you'll get in return
In return you will be part of a high achieving business with nothing but growth ahead of them in terms of market-share, new territories, and new product lines. They pride themselves on doing a great job and being pioneering, honest, and open, and that is the environment you can be a part of.

What you need to do now
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