Job type: Permanent
£30,000 - £35,000 + Benefits
Our client, are a growing FMCG manufacturing business. A vacancy has arisen for an experienced packaging Buyer to join a growing operation as a senior level buyer requiring relevant experience in buying packaging in plastics, bottling, cap's and other similar products.
Management of a £3.5 - £4M annual spend – entirely on packaging
Development of new sourcing strategies implementing change where required
Establishment of new supplier and customers where appropriate
Manage inventory levels to ensure maximum product availability
Ensure excellent working relationships with internal and external stake holders at all times
An established Packaging Buyer (or relevant) with experience in buying packaging - Plastic bottle dispensers or plastic bottles, Caps, Lids and other cross over packaging
CIPS qualification at any level would be advantageous
Experience from a manufacturing environment
A skilled negotiator with a strong track record in savings
Strong IT systems skills
An understanding of how to effectively manage supply chain
If you would like to be considered please apply with your latest CV. If you have questions then please contact Peter Clarke at D R Newitt.