Procurement Buyer - Packaging

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Procurement Buyer - Packaging

  • Location:

    Lincolnshire

  • Sector:

    Consumer Goods

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £42000

  • Job ref:

    TM1063

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-03

Our client, a leading FMCG company with a passion for its people and sustainability has an exciting opportunity for a Packaging Manager 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, with travel to the Lincolnshire office 2 to 3 times a week 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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