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Four Recruitment
 
 

Four Supply Chain

Packaging Buyer

Employment Type: PermanentLocation: CheshireSalary: £25000 - £28000 per annum

Are you a graduate with a minimum of 3 years' experience in a Buying Supply Chain role looking for your next move that will enhance your career?

My client are a well-established family run manufacturer delivering into the; retail, wholesale and hospitality sectors across the UK in addition to having international joint ventures. My client have strong growth plans and are on the lookout for their leadership team of the future, so if you are ambitious and have the drive to become a senior leader over a 5+ year timeframe then please read on.

As a Packaging Buyer you will be responsible for:

  • Managing the packaging element of new customer product development across food service and retail including artwork, packaging specification and delivery by the supplier in line with the agreed critical path
  • Managing both customer led and internal packaging innovation including reduction/removal of plastic, introduction of new material and formats
  • Build relationships with the packaging function in each major customer ensuring my client are seen as the authority on packaging matters, particularly around plastic reduction and the wider sustainability agenda
  • Managing non-conformances and supply failures ensuring compromises to customer supply levels and production plans are minimised
  • Collating integral data from existing sales forecast and MRP sources on forward volumes for each packaging item
  • Running periodic tenders for each packaging group using integral data and a lean tender process in order to establish the least cost forward supply position.
  • Managing internal communication ensuring all PO's are placed by others at the correct contractual terms

As a Packaging Buyer you will have the following key skills and attributes:

  • University Degree, or equivalent
  • 3+ years relevant experience
  • Advanced Excel skills with very good analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal skills to build relationships with key suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Ambitious, driven and a level of intellect to become a senior leader in the business over a 5+ year timeframe
  • Reasonable negotiating commercial skills, a background in this isn't essential but you must have the mind-set to learn and develop

If you are ready for your next career move and this sounds like the ideal opportunity for you then please apply now for immediate consideration.


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Information

Application Email: claires.97018.12257@4recruiting.aplitrak.com

Consultant: Claire Sofield

Division: Four Supply Chain

Employment type: Permanent

Location: Cheshire

Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum

Salary From: 25000

Salary To: 28000

Vacancy ID: KS-12.07.21_1626082023

Are you a graduate with a minimum of 3 years' experience in a Buying Supply Chain role looking for your next move that will enhance your career?

My client are a well-established family run manufacturer delivering into the; retail, wholesale and hospitality sectors across the UK in addition to having international joint ventures. My client have strong growth plans and are on the lookout for their leadership team of the future, so if you are ambitious and have the drive to become a senior leader over a 5+ year timeframe then please read on.

As a Packaging Buyer you will be responsible for:

  • Managing the packaging element of new customer product development across food service and retail including artwork, packaging specification and delivery by the supplier in line with the agreed critical path
  • Managing both customer led and internal packaging innovation including reduction/removal of plastic, introduction of new material and formats
  • Build relationships with the packaging function in each major customer ensuring my client are seen as the authority on packaging matters, particularly around plastic reduction and the wider sustainability agenda
  • Managing non-conformances and supply failures ensuring compromises to customer supply levels and production plans are minimised
  • Collating integral data from existing sales forecast and MRP sources on forward volumes for each packaging item
  • Running periodic tenders for each packaging group using integral data and a lean tender process in order to establish the least cost forward supply position.
  • Managing internal communication ensuring all PO's are placed by others at the correct contractual terms

As a Packaging Buyer you will have the following key skills and attributes:

  • University Degree, or equivalent
  • 3+ years relevant experience
  • Advanced Excel skills with very good analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal skills to build relationships with key suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Ambitious, driven and a level of intellect to become a senior leader in the business over a 5+ year timeframe
  • Reasonable negotiating commercial skills, a background in this isn't essential but you must have the mind-set to learn and develop

If you are ready for your next career move and this sounds like the ideal opportunity for you then please apply now for immediate consideration.

 

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