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  • Location:

    Gloucestershire, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sasha Porter

  • Contact email:

    sasha@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    13511/001_1570182493

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Duration:

    Perm

  • Expiry date:

    03 Nov 00:00

  • Startdate:

    2019-10-04

Role: Packaging Buyer

Sector: FMCG

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000

Location: Bristol

We are looking for a super-sharp buyer who is ready to deliver world-class results and outstanding performance to the Procurement team in Packaging. An ever-expanding food manufacturing business would like to welcome a superstar in Purchasing on board of their established and driven team.

You will need to be very focused on delivering fantastic cost saving projects, as well as have impeccable relationships within your team, which would result in maintaining high quality standards and service of the company. We are looking for a hands-on driven multitasker, who will not crack under pressure and will be able to motivate themselves.

You will be supporting Procurement Manager with the negotiations and influencing the relationships with suppliers in order to proceed the fast progression of the company's growth and keep up with the consumer goods and services development.

Key responsibilities:

  • Preparing and issuing the contracts for suppliers in order to regulate a smooth process from start to finish

  • Sustaining and continuing the development of strong relationships between key stakeholders internally and externally

  • Take part in implementation of all Procurement strategic projects that are held within the company globally

  • Improve the performance & bring more value by reducing costs within several packaging projects

Requirements:

  • Strong Packaging experience in buying within Food FMCG sector

  • Graduate qualification or equivalent

  • Strong negotiation skills, contract management & category experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel

If you are interested in discussing this opportunity further, please contact us with your resume today! Get in touch with me directly at sasha@pod-talent.com!

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.