Packaging Buyer - FTSE 100 - £35k

Location
Surrey
Salary
GBP30000 - GBP35000 per annum + Package
Posted
18 Aug 2017
Closes
17 Sep 2017
Ref
1503-41.1
Contact
jobsLB
Specialist Area
Buying, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Specialist
Sector
Catering, Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

PACKAGING BUYER - DIRECT PROCUREMENT - FMCG - FTSE 100 - SURREY - £35,000 + PACKAGE

A global industry leader in the FMCG sector seeks a talented packaging buyer to join a restructured procurement team. The position is surrounded by a supportive team that reports directly to the Senior Category Manager. Responsibilities will include managing a combined spend of the subcategories, upwards of £30 million, with possible movement to other profit sectors. The role includes possible career progression to senior management. Preferably with experience in retail and strategic sourcing.

Key Responsibilities of the Packaging Buyer include:

  • Develop market-winning procurement strategies for the packaging category using the 7-step strategic sourcing process achieving the procurement team's targets
  • Manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders to create a valuable procurement function within the company with responsibility into the millions
  • Close liaisons with the sales and marketing teams to develop new ideas for packaging whilst understanding the core business needs in product development
  • Report a weekly status update directly to the Senior Category Manager

Required Procurement Background and Skills:

  • Expertise in working with the seven-step strategic process within the packaging category that provides successful fruition with tangible financial results
  • Talents in working within the fast-paced consumer orientated environment
  • Desire to work in a multinational and collaborative team with experience productively handling a multi-million pound spend
  • A degree education, or recognised equivalent, with outstanding analytical skills, an inquisitive mind and wants to progress to managerial positions

To capitalise on this opportunity with multiple routes to further success please contact me at:

jobsLB@BramwithConsulting.co.uk

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