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Packaging Buyer

Posted 02/11/2021
£35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Hertfordshire
Full time


Role: Packaging Buyer
Location: Hertfordshire area
Office based with 1-2 days working from home
Salary £40,000 circa + 10% bonus, 25 days holiday, pension
Reference: 5857

Our client is a large and fast-moving food manufacturing company that has multiple offices and sites across the UK. We are currently recruiting on their behalf for a Packaging Buyer to join their purchasing team.

Reporting to the Head of Procurement, the Buyer will have responsibility for delivering the new packaging strategy, to manage the development of packaging, to co-ordinate the procurement of packaging, and sourcing suitable suppliers from the UK and internationally. Ultimately the responsibility will be to develop and deliver a robust sourcing which is cost effective, drives innovation, process, and product improvement.

What we are looking for:

* Solid procurement experience gained as a packaging buyer
* Strong negotiation and persuasion skills.
* Knowledge of key packaging suppliers to the food industry.
* In-depth experience of the manufacturing process and materials used.
* Excellent numerical, planning, and organisational skills and a proven track record in meeting targets and working under pressure.
* CIPS qualification or equivalent (desirable).
* Can work effectively in a team or confidently alone.
* The ability to work in an extremely fast paced and dynamic growth business.

In return our client is not only offering a good salary and package but a rewarding and challenging environment that is progressive.

If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements, please get in touch with Lee Bearley at lee@hendbrown.com or call 07917877394 for more information.

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