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Packaging Senior Buyer (6m FTC)

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  • Location:

    Surrey

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Shiva Davoodi

  • Contact email:

    shiva@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    14468/001_1635866148

  • Published:

    30 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-02

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

PACKAGING SENIOR BUYER - GLOBAL FAST FOOD BRAND - SURREY/ HYBRID - 6M FTC WITH POTENTIAL TO GO PERMANENT - £50,000

I've partned with a global fast-food major with over 900 restaurants in the UK and Ireland to recruit a senior buyer to lead their packaging procurement categories.

Since opening their first store in 1952, the company has gone from strength to strength and created a globally recognised brand that everyone can enjoy. In 2018, the company opened their 48,000th restaurant and are now the worlds largest restaurant group. With a huge focus on sustainability and ethics across all business units, the company are committed to the investment of their employees and local communities and have launched schemes to support further development and higher education since 2015.

The Packaging Procurement Professional will be responsible for:

  • Leading the end-to-end procurement process across all packaging categories, with a huge focus on paper.

  • Working cross functionally with marketing and NPD to deliver projects involving sustainable packaging.

  • Developing and executing category strategy within your sub-categories.

The Packaging Procurement Professional will have:

  • In depth knowledge of packaging procurement

  • Experience delivering cost savings within paper ideally

  • Passion for the food industry

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with the worlds biggest fast food brand to create new strategies within packaging procurement and lead on strategic projects focusing on sustainability. For more information, or to apply please reach out to shiva@pod-talent.com

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