• Permanent
  • Worcester
  • Salary: £26000-28000

Website redwoodsearch2 Redwood Search Recruitment Agency

Recruitment Agency

Packaging Buyer
£26-28K Per Annum
Worcester
Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Our client is looking for a confident Packaging Buyer to join their fast-expanding team in Worcester. They are a leading provider within their industry and work with large companies throughout the UK

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Gym membership
  • Wellness programmes

The Packaging Buyer will manage supplier relationships and develop a strategic plan to reduce costs. A key duty is to support the teams in sourcing materials for new products and bespoke projects.

The Role:

  • Define sourcing strategies and establish business cases for own categories.
  • Responsible for running commercial processes towards the supplier market, selecting and contracting suppliers.
  • Build and strengthen strategic alliances with key suppliers
  • Partner with the business and suppliers to manage effective inventory levels and anticipate any risk within the supply chain.
  • Assure that you work closely with key stakeholders and secure supply, support price management, cost development, cost improvement, innovation, product development, specification improvement and growth initiatives.
  • Plan, prioritize and communicate annual project pipeline of procurement projects
  • Collating supplier quotations including pricing, product and palletization information

Skills:

  • Previous Experience in a Purchasing or Buyer role
  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Self-managing and pro-active
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills ability to balance multiple priorities

For more information on this opportunity please contact Karen at Redwood Search Recruitment Agency, Worcester
[email protected] 07771 806053

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