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Packaging Buyer Job ref:

Type: Permanent

Salary: £40,000 – £45,000 per annum DOE

Location: Leeds

JS Recruitment is delighted to be working in partnership with an expanding FMCG manufacturer. The company boasts a portfolio of household brands and continues to grow in both national and international markets.

The Packaging Buyer will be based at the company head quarters working alongside an established team.

This is a great opportunity for candidates looking to join a supportive organisation where career development is encouraged and progression opportunities are provided.

Reporting into the Purchasing Director, the Packaging Buyer will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining relationships with existing suppliers
  • Building relationships with new suppliers
  • Negotiating pricing and contracts with suppliers
  • Working cross function to deliver bespoke packaging solutions
  • Supporting stakeholders to help them resolve any issues with packaging performance
  • Developing and executing plans to further reduce packaging supply costs
  • Staying up to date with developments in packaging technology

What you’ll need:

  • Experience in purchasing and procurement of packaging
  • Background in the FMCG sector
  • Commercially aware
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Skilled negotiator
  • Full UK driving licence

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Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants.
JS Recruitment is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Keywords: Buyer, Buying, Purchasing, Procurement, Packaging, FMCG


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