Packaging Materials Manager

Job No: BSEP11043_1659630994
Salary: £35,000.00
Posted: 04/08/2022 Location: Ashford Contract Type: Contract

Packaging Manager - Production and Supply Chain

Monday to Friday 8.30-5pm (flexibility required during busy periods)

South Kent

12 month fixed term contract - maternity cover

Some hybrid working possible (1 day per week)


Our client, a fast paced food production business based in South Kent are currently on the lookout for a commercially astute and hardworking Packaging Manager to join them on a full time, permanent basis

Duties include:

  • Managing the end-to-end supply chain for packaging of goods
  • Accurate and timely forecasting
  • Maintaining systems, ensuring adherence to all regulations in relation to technical specifications
  • Negotiation with suppliers
  • Keeping abreast of market information
  • Reviewing, analysing and managing suppliers and supplier data
  • Management of crates and pallets
  • Stock and inventory management
  • Artwork management
  • Identifying cost saving and efficiency improving measures
  • Any other duties as required

The successful candidate will have/be:

  • Strong solid experience in a relevant Supply Chain role within Production, ideally with a focus on packaging in order to understand the terminology
  • Enthusiastic
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • A meticulous attention to detail
  • Ideally a background in food production or FMCG
  • Flexible and reliable
  • Target driven and able to work under pressure
  • Strong IT skills - particularly Excel

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Supply Chain professional with excellent production planning and inventory management skills to join a thriving business who are going through a period of growth currently. Whilst this is a 12 month contract, the business is growing and benefits from resources of a blue chip takeover!

If you feel you meet the above criteria, please apply online for immediate consideration.

This role is being handled by Emily Powell, Head of Business Support for Pearson Whiffin Recruitment.

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