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Packaging Planner / Buyer (Raw materials/Packaging)

Packaging Planner / Buyer (Raw materials/Packaging)

  • Location

    Wirral

  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £28000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Laura Constantine

  • Contact email:

    Laurac@scantec.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8999

  • Job ref:

    079104

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2018-03-28

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Packaging  Planner / Buyer (Packaging and Raw Materials)

FMCG Food Manufacturing

£28,000 - £30,000 depending on experience

Wirral, Merseyside, North West

A food manufacturing company with a site based on the Wirral is currently seeking a Packaging Planner to join their team on a permanent basis. The main purpose of this role is to effectively manage the purchasing and scheduling of all packaging for the company along with the supply of raw materials.  This role reports in to the Head of Procurement.

Key Responsibilities of Packaging Planner:
  • Scheduling UK and overseas deliveries for raw material and packaging.
  • Stock control on site and also of the off site warehouses.
  • Allocation of materials to production in line with production plans.
  • Ensure the site has appropriate supply of materials to meet production needs.
  • Liaison with internal/external teams and suppliers in managing packaging design and supply requirements for new product launches.
  • Updating the relevant teams with pricing and market Information
  • Contract and price negotiation
  • Order management
To be considered for this role you must have recently  worked within the supply chain team of a manufacturing company. Knowledge of planning systems is essential along with experience of Microsoft systems. You must also have excellent communication and organisation skills.

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