Buyer – Packaging Experience – Leading Homewares Brand Ref: 14457

£28,000 - £32,000 DOE Plus Benefits

Excellent opportunity for an experienced Buyer with packaging experience to join one of the nation's favourite household consumer product brands and holder of two Royal Warrants. If you have packaging buying experience and experience of specifying/buying printed film for flow wrapping we'd love to hear from you.

Role Info:

Buyer – Packaging Experience – Leading Non-Food FMCG Homewares Brand
Rochdale, Greater Manchester
circa £28,000 – £32,000 DOE
Plus Benefits
Full-time, Permanent

We are an innovative British based producer of quality homewares and household products. Our quality products are designed and manufactured in Greater Manchester to be sold across the world. Our brand is a household name and last year was a record year for continued success and growth.

We employ circa 400 personnel worldwide; our unique family-owned business has a long tradition of supplying key UK retailers but increasingly our presence is getting to be known in European and USA markets.

We have a sustained and energetic programme of new product development to introduce exciting new products to an ever-demanding consumer, our organisational culture is both entrepreneurial and fast paced.

We are now seeking a FMCG Packaging Buyer with previous specialist packaging knowledge

The successful candidate will be reporting to the Purchasing Manager.

The Ideal Candidate will have:

+ Experience of using SAP MRP system, product creation, Purchase Ordering, scheduling, maintaining integrity of SAP data with an understanding of forecast changes/amendments & impact on raw material stock availability
+ Experience of supplier evaluation, selection and Contract price negotiation
+ An understanding of flexographic and litho print processes
+ Experience in the purchase of Flexographic printed packaging films/generation of Line Drawings
+ An understanding of the specifications of corrugated cartons, carton board cartons, FSDUS/POS and of using pallet configuration software
+ Understanding of the Packaging Waste Regulations and experience of processing packaging waste documents on behalf of customers.
+ Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
+ Hardworking and Reliable
+ Enthusiastic and resilient

Skills, Experience and Person Specification:

+ Experience of using SAP MRP system, product creation, Purchase Ordering, scheduling, maintaining integrity of SAP data
+ Interpreting forecast changes/amendments & impact on raw material stock availability
+ Addressing stock/Invoice queries
+ Experience of supplier evaluation, selection and contract price negotiation
+ Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
+ IT literate
+ Excellent communication skills both verbally and written
+ Hardworking, reliable, enthusiastic and resilient

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the overall business objectives and requirements.

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