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Packaging Category Manager

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  • Location:

    London, England

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension

  • Contact:

    Ross Harrison

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  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    15 Mar 00:00

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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 business would like to welcome a superstar in all round Packaging on board to 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 Regional Procurement Team, which would result in maintaining high quality standards and service of the company.

You will be managing 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


  • Packaging and ideally Glass category experience, as well as an experience of working in FMCG sector

  • Graduate qualification or equivalent and proven experience in Procurement within a large scale business

If you are interested in discussing this opportunity further, please contact us with your resume today!

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.