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Buyer - Packaging
Rochdale, Greater Manchester
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Job Type: Permanent
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Job Reference: BBBH21783
Added: 23 Apr 2021
Job Description
Buyer - Packaging

Salary £28000 - £32000

Oldham

We currently have a very exciting opportunity for a Packaging Buyer within an and established, and growing FMCG company. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to join a large company at the forefront of the operation.

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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