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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: 3 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 david.hoskins@reedglobal.com to confirm your interest or click Apply Now and I'll be in touch shortly.

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