Category Buyer- Packaging / Food

Location
London
Salary
GBP30000 - GBP45000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted
29 Aug 2019
Closes
28 Sep 2019
Ref
BBBH8097.3
Contact
James Connolly
Specialist Area
Buying, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Category Buyer - Packaging - Premium Fresh Food Manufacturing Company

£30,000 - £45,000 + Excellent Package + Bonus

Contact information - James Connolly, JobsJC@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

North London

This highly sought after, premium branded food Manufacturer are drastically expanding their range of products and as a result are looking for a Category Buyer- due to continued growth of 15-20% YOY. Specialising in Packaging the successful candidate will report directly to the Procurement Director giving an unrivalled opportunity to gain a strategic view of inner business workings.

Category Buyer, Packaging Role Profile: -

  • Focusing on Strategic Sourcing / Skilled Procurement / Project Management
  • Working closely with the marketing department to design new packaging and a USP for the launch of their new products
  • Directly managing a £10 million spend with full autonomy
  • Owning the end to end Procurement Process (ITT, RFP, RFQ, Contract Drafting and Negotiation, Supplier Relationship Management, SRM, etc)

Required Background

  • Possession of a pro-active mindset with drive and foresight
  • FMCG background desired
  • Ideal for someone coming off a graduate scheme and looking to gain valuable insight into the higher workings of a company whilst working for a continually expanding and revered firm
  • Full working knowledge of the end to end procurement cycle, with emphasis on exceptional Stakeholder Management and Strategic Sourcing
  • Degree and CIPS (or studying towards)

This is an unmatchable opportunity to become a Category Buyer within an entrepreneurial minded business whilst benefiting from gaining a true insight into the company's strategy and direction through reporting to the Procurement Director.

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