Packaging Procurement Manager

GBP45000 - GBP55000 per annum +
07 Aug 2017
06 Sep 2017
Jordan Collins
Job Level
Buyer, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

This unique opportunity for a packaging procurement manager will be to oversee the continuous improvement of over the whole packaging spend within one of the world's most innovative FMCG businesses (based in Hayes).

Client Details

Our client is one of the most innovative, effective and experienced healthy FMCG companies in the world. With over 200 unique products, they use their knowledge to build key relationships with customers and understand the best trends on the market.

This excellent opportunity is within one of the most dynamic innovative food businesses in the UK. This role will allow you to use your procurement knowledge, along with your stakeholder management skills to develop key categories of ingredients. This position will enable you to enhance your procurement skills and have a clear career path ahead of you, with the opportunity to manage other categories and future management responsibility


The role of Packaging Procurement Manager has Strategic responsibility for all packaging spend, working with key suppliers to ensure that saving are made and quality is kept to the highest standard. The role will be to lead best practice across all Locally Sourced Goods for their major clients, developing strategy, leading projects and keeping the highest level of stakeholder relationships both internally & externally.

Overview of the role:

  • Deliver savings and manage procurement process
  • Manage a team of 2 buyers.
  • Negotiate supplier agreements and agree contracts across multiple suppliers
  • Work closely with customers to delivery key objectives
  • Execute category reviews
  • 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 "got to" person for advice
  • Profile

    The successful candidate must have:

    • 5 years plus experience within packaging procurement (or Chemical & FMCG experience)
    • Experience managing multiple suppliersExperience managing peopleExperience working closely with an end user or customerStrong Stakeholder managementSelf driveAbility to work autonomouslyCIPS

    Job Offer

    up to £55,000 plus package

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