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Packaging Buyer

Reference #: VAC10451
Location: Midlands
Salary: £28000 - £32000
Sector: Packaging
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 29/06/2018

VAC10451 Buyer – Packaging

Our client is a leading Packaging business based in the Midlands and they are looking to appoint a new Buyer to add to their Procurement team.



To negotiate and manage the lowest net delivered product cost for the business, without compromising on service or quality.

Working directly with the stock control team, to maintain both stock levels and stock availability across warehouse for a specific group of products.

Manage the life cycle of bespoke products including the sourcing, pricing, placement, stock holding and turn around within your product category. 

Responding promptly to product requests, new business quotations, tenders and enquiries from the Sales team.

Develop a strong and positive working relationship with all category suppliers.

Implement best practice at all times, continually look at innovative and enhanced ways of working to improve & better develop results.

To proactively be aware of supplier, market and competitor developments to ensure that the client is remaining competitive and at the forefront of product development.

Liaise with all associated departments to asses and manage supplier performance.

Ensuring we are meeting the best cost-effective Route to Market options, a timely Tender management.

The Person

A commercially-aware purchasing professional with industrial supply chain knowledge and experience gained in a similar role within the Packaging Industry.

The right candidate must be methodical, able to adapt to a dynamic environment and be able to prioritise the many demands of this role.

You will need a high level of problem solving skills, have a good range of IT skills and the ability to communicate well with internal and external stakeholders.


Basic circa £28k-£32k depending on experience


Contact Chris Walker, for an exploratory conversation about this role. Chris@cloud9recruitment.com


Cloud 9 are acting as an Agency for this role

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