Packaging Buyer

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Packaging Buyer

  • Location:

    Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Consumer Goods

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000

  • Job ref:

    TMJ1020

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-02

Our client, a leading FMCG company with a passion for its people and sustainability has an exciting opportunity for a Packaging Buyer to coordinate the Procurement and Development of packaging for their products. Key responsibilities include: • Support the development of packaging design, with a focus to increase recyclability, life of produce and use re-sealable films where necessary. • Keep the business up to speed with new packaging materials by maintaining excellent industry links with key suppliers, working closely with the company’s technical team. • Manage the procurement of all packaging materials on time, within budget and to the right specification • Source new packaging formats to support the NPD team with customer submissions • Ensure packaging specifications and accreditation of suppliers is up to date • Manage working relations with all key packaging companies and new suppliers Salary will be circa £40 000 + Benefits + Bonus Remote working option available, with 3 days travelling to Hertfordshire office Candidate Qualifications & Experience: • A tertiary qualification in Procurement, Supply Chain, Commerce, or equivalent coupled with at least 2 to 4 years Packaging procurement and development experience is required. • Strong communication and stakeholder engagement skills.
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