Packaging Buyer - FMCG

Location
Berkshire
Salary
£69600 - £76800 per annum
Posted
01 Feb 2019
Closes
01 Mar 2019
Ref
AA2937
Contact
Alexander Allison
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Interim


A major international FMCG business are seeking a Packaging Buyer to take on a role led by NPD projects for the next six months.

The Organisation

You will be joining a brand owner with superb heritage and brand recognition. The company has diversified their product range significantly and expanded internationally over the last few years, investing heavily in their teams and supply chain.

You will be working from bright, modern offices, supported by a stable and knowledgeable teams. Whilst there are existing agreements and partners in place for the Packaging Category, there is plenty of opportunity to strengthen.

The Role

The position has been created to strengthen the team in a busy time, when there are a lot of projects underway. The day to day responsibilities will be the same as regular buying functions: category strategy and reviews, end to end sourcing, commercial collaboration, and contract management of suppliers.

The team prioritises sustainability and ethical sourcing, so you will need to factor this into your sourcing activity.

The Person

You will be an experienced Packaging Buyer - or at least will have experience in 7 figures or more of packaging spend. You will understand modern innovations in flexibles and corrugates, with good supplier and trend awareness.

You will be available at least than a months' notice and happy to commit to a minimum six months.

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