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Packaging Buyer

Location: ABERGAVENNY, GWENT Salary: 30000 - 35000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: 3080109
Tasty opportunity in a private family owned business, one of the UK's most exciting independent food products manufacturers.

I'm looking for a Buyer with strong packaging purchasing experience.

If you are from a Food/FMCG background then you'd be the perfect candidate, but other industry experience will be considered.

Salary: £30-£35k
Location: Abergavenny

Purchasing Operations
• Responsible for the cost effective purchasing of all packaging materials and some sundry items.
• Review production schedule frequently to ensure materials are all arranged for delivery

Business Operations
• Raise and expedite all orders for packaging on the system.
• Maintain system with all supplier information and up to date pricing matrices.
• Provide information regarding purchasing volumes according to the sales forecast as part of the budgeting process.

Supplier Management
• Manage all packaging suppliers effectively, holding review meetings where necessary to monitor performance, publishing any updates to the business.

Cost Control
• Ensure cost efficient purchasing of materials at all times, whilst also considering working capital.
• Monitoring and reconciliation of stock levels with the Warehouse Manager

If you're a purchasing professional, with strong packaging experience then I'd be really keen to discuss the opportunity further. Please send me your up to date CV to to confirm your interest or click Apply Now and I'll be in touch shortly.

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