Beaumont Select

Procurement Manager - Packaging

Hayes, Middlesex
£45-50k + Bonus and Benefits
18 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
FMCG, Retail
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity within a rapidly growing SME which is taking the healthy snack food market by storm!

My client is one of the most exciting and fastest growing SME’s in the FMCG world, taking the snack market by storm and continuing to produce innovative and healthy products to an ever increasing market. With a strong brand in the UK, recent entry into the US and a plan to further grow into new territories, this is an exciting time to join this innovative and expanding business.

To support this growth, they are looking to recruit an experienced Packaging Procurement Manager to manage and own the Packaging category spend and Supply Chain. You will have extensive experience from an FMCG, Retail or Food background, with commodity knowledge across the Packaging range. Leading sourcing projects and identifying innovative solutions to support NPD and projected revenue growth. You will work closely with stakeholders across the business and be the SME for all packaging related advice.

Key responsibilities:

  • Deliver savings and manage procurement process
  • Manage a team of 2.
  • Negotiate supplier agreements and agree contracts across multiple suppliers
  • Work closely with internal customers to deliver key objectives across the product range
  • Full category management responsibility with supplier relationship management
  • Grow internal and external stakeholder relationships from top to bottom
  • Develop supplier relationships and monitor supplier performances
  • Manage supply chain and risk across all packaging categories reviewed
  • Develop expertise within packaging categories and be the "go to" person for advice

You will have:

  • Experienced, successful and knowledgeable packaging buyer or category manager within the FMCG environment.
  • Strong negotiation capability with exposure to forecasting, contract & stock management and innovation.
  • An ability to research, source and select supply partners and progress to negotiate future supply of materials.
  • Experience managing personnel and multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Be accustomed to working with and meeting tight, time critical deadlines.
  • Display personal behaviours such as being resilient, commercial, helpful, curious and pioneering.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of rigid & flexible plastics, carton board and corrugate materials.

Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business

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