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Procurement Buyer - Packaging

Salary Details:
Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits Package
Work Level:
Work Level 3
Job Type:
Full Time Permanent
Advertising End Date:
18 Aug 2019
About The Role
We’ve got a fantastic opportunity for a Buyer to join the Procurement Trading team at our support centre in Bradford. This role will support a number of categories across Retail and our 18 Manufacturing sites. 
Working at Hilmore House with the support of our Head Office team, you will be responsible for supporting the team deliver the packaging plan across specific trading groups across Retail & Manufacturing. You will liaise on a day to day basis with key business stakeholders and suppliers to develop new packaging concepts taking into account site operations, the environment and identifying cost reduction opportunities.
You will be working to tight deadlines and will need to ensure that maintaining continuity of supply and minimising write off is managed as business as usual. You will work within the current supply base, reviewing new suppliers as required, and will negotiate terms and Service Level Agreements in order to achieve the highest standards and cost reductions for the business. The role will encompass the entire packaging pipeline from idea generation to sale to customer and will involve a level of supplier audit.
About You
You will have previous experience of working in a fast moving environment and ideally within a buying role and will possess an excellent understanding of the marketplace which will enable you to develop ranges to suit customers’ needs whilst optimising value, sales growth and profitability.
You will be self reliant, highly motivated and keen to take responsibility for your decisions when using your outstanding negotiating skills. This is a business which believes in empowering its people so you will have the autonomy you need to add genuine value. 
Ideally you will be from within a retail, manufacturing or FMCG environment with a working knowledge of Cost Based Analysis and production processes in order to drive through cost reductions with suppliers, quality assurance and the implementation of high standards of governance.