Packaging Buyer | Fresh Produce | Beds/Cambs

Recruiter
Location
England, East of England
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Jun 2017
Closes
11 Jul 2017
Ref
TEM9423
Contact
MorePeople 01780 480530
Function
Buying
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


About our Client:

Our client is a market leader in the fresh produce sector and serves the major retailers. They have a fantastic reputation for quality and have been at the forefront of the industry for over 30 years. They are an international, vertically integrated company and pride themselves on the work they have done to ensure ethical and sustainable trading. Big innovators, they love creating new and exciting products for their customers and the end users.

About the Role:

You will utilise your experience as a buyer to negotiate the best possible prices for the packaging required, which includes boxes, carriers, wrap and paper. You will be able to influence the innovation process and develop new and exciting ways to package products to appeal to customers. With peak periods you will be able to develop forecasts to ensure that you do not overbuy packaging but you will ensure you have sufficient stock to deliver on orders to all customers. Your experience in cost control and reducing expenditure without sacrificing availability and service will be key in your success within this fast paced role. You will receive first class training and career development with the opportunity to travel.

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will be in a similar packaging buying role within the fresh produce / FMCG sector. You will be able to demonstrate their negotiation, planning and forecasting skills. You will be energetic, driven and be a real team player. Experience in delivering product development and packaging innovation would be considered a real asset.

Minimum Requirements:

As a minimum, to be considered for this position you must have buying and packaging experience within the FMCG sector.

Application Process:

If you feel you meet the minimum requirements and would be interested in finding out more about the role, click apply or contact Tom on 01780 480 530 or tom@morepeople.co.uk quoting reference TEM9423