Packaging Buyer - Global Cosmetics Packaging

Sydney Permanent AU$110,000 - AU$130,000 per year
  • Global cosmetics business experiencing rapid growth
  • Must have cosmetics or consumer packaging procurement experience

About Our Client

As a key player in our supply chain, you'll have the opportunity to lead the Procurement process of Packaging materials of all goods for retail - through Finished Goods suppliers or directly.

Additionally, you will also be leading the procurement of packaging for Point of sales (displays). On your category, you will be building and driving category procurement strategy, bringing the best value to cost on the products, responsible for the appropriate supplier selection to deliver qualitative products at the right margin with full ownership of price we purchase at, securing the commercial and legal conditions.

Product category - Packaging for Beauty products covering multiple packaging technologies (plastic, glass, print, pumps & closures) plus indirect packaging (Points of sales displays, collateral materials)

- Lead the procurement strategy for packaging materials, ensuring the highest quality standards while optimising costs.

- Collaborate with suppliers worldwide to source innovative and sustainable packaging solutions that align with our brand values.

- Drive continuous improvement initiatives to streamline processes and enhance operational efficiency.

- Cultivate strong relationships with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless coordination between production, design, and marketing departments.

- Stay ahead of industry trends and regulations to maintain our competitive edge in the market.

Job Description

What we're looking for is someone who wants to grow with the company globally:

- Proven experience in procurement within the cosmetics or FMCG industry, with a focus on packaging materials.

- Strong negotiation skills and the ability to build strategic partnerships with suppliers.

- Excellent communication and stakeholder management abilities.

- A passion for sustainability and a commitment to implementing eco-friendly packaging solutions.

- Ideally a Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or a related field.

The Successful Applicant

The successful Sydney CBD candidate will have previous strong packaging materials procurement experience, be a team player and like to work in a fast environment where growth is the one constant.

What's on Offer

Join a global company that provides a supportive and inclusive work environment where your ideas are valued and your potential is nurtured.

Join the team and be part of a company that's dedicated to beauty, innovation, and making a positive impact on the world.

Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to shape the future of beauty packaging! Apply now and embark on a rewarding career journey with our key client.

Greg Allen
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Phone number
+61 2 8221 8115

Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Procurement Management
What is your industry?
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Job Type
Consultant name
Greg Allen
Consultant phone
+61 2 8221 8115
Job Reference

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