Packaging Buyer, South Lincolnshire

Nottinghamshire, England / Cambridgeshire, England / England, Lincolnshire
£28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
09 Jan 2018
29 Jan 2018
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

A great opportunity to work in the procurement function of an award-winning, multi-site food manufacturer.

My client is an award-winning, multi-site food manufacturer, providing a wide range of products for all of the major retailers and food service providers. They have experienced significant growth over recent years and for the right person the role of Packaging Buyer offers real career progression opportunities.

Reporting to the Senior Procurement Manager the Packaging Buyer will take ownership of a category spend and create and deliver cost savings opportunities. You will be charged with developing and implementing category sourcing strategies and to pro-actively develop new and existing supplier relationships. In return you will be given lots of autonomy and be responsible for some large and major suppliers.

Candidates will need to have previous purchasing experience ideally gained within a food manufacturing environment. You will demonstrate competencies in analysing and setting strategies for suppliers. You'll have great negotiation and interpersonal skills, be assertive and really demonstrate the ability to take ownership of your category. Previous experience within packaging, flexible or plastics particularly in the food industry would be highly beneficial.

To apply please send your details through to me today.

REF. HLJ893834 By Focus Management

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