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Sourcing/Buyer - Packaging

Salary £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Location Northamptonshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00041755
Published about 1 year ago

Job Description

Packaging Buyer/Sourcing Specialist

Are you an experienced buyer looking to join an innovative and creative business?
Are you familiar procuring a range of packaging materials including corrugated?

Did you answer yes and yes? If so, submit your application today to learn more about this opportunity within a growing and industry leading business.

Key accountabilities:
Develop and utilise strong relationships with suppliers and manage performance
Continual supplier sourcing, selection and management to deliver gods in line with the businesses expectations
Liaise with Account Managers and lead on medium sized tenders
Monitor market conditions and price indices to ensure competitive pricing
Conduct regular re-tendering to ensure competitive pricing
Managing margins to ensure profitability

Experience required and expectations:
Packaging product knowledge
Procurement background (ideally within the print or packaging arena)
Successful negotiation track record
Ability to multitask and prioritise accordingly to meet the demands of the clients
Keep up to date with new ethical requirements, trends and manufacturing advances in the market
Team player
Thrive in an ever changing and evolving market that is fast paced and demanding at times

Macildowie is a specialist recruitment consultancy with a rich history of enhancing the careers of professionals across the Midlands and the Northern Home Counties. We have an unrivalled understanding of the local market place and recruit for the majority of the regions premier employers. To search for all of our live jobs please visit us at

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