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Packaging Category Buyer

ReferenceJ1002_950858
Recruiter1st Executive
Industry SectorFMCG - Food & Drink, Manufacturing
Salary£50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Benefitspackage
Town/CityWest London
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted17 August 2017

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Packaging Buyer

North London

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

Role:

Your packaging experience would ideally cover - cardboard cartons, cardboard boxes and cardboard/plastic crates or similar.

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 (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

Requirements:
Excellent demonstrable PACKAGING SOURCING commodity experience preferably from within the food industry
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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