Deliver savings and manage procurement process
Manage a team of 2.
Negotiate supplier agreements and agree contracts across multiple suppliers
Work closely with internal customers to deliver key objectives across the product range
Full category management responsibility with supplier relationship management
Grow internal and external stakeholder relationships from top to bottom
Develop supplier relationships and monitor supplier performances
Manage supply chain and risk across all packaging categories reviewed
Develop expertise within packaging categories and be the "go to" person for advice
Experienced, successful and knowledgeable packaging buyer or category manager within the FMCG environment.
Strong negotiation capability with exposure to forecasting, contract & stock management and innovation.
An ability to research, source and select supply partners and progress to negotiate future supply of materials.
Experience managing personnel and multiple projects simultaneously.
Be accustomed to working with and meeting tight, time critical deadlines.
Display personal behaviours such as being resilient, commercial, helpful, curious and pioneering.
Demonstrate an understanding of rigid & flexible plastics, carton board and corrugate materials.