Packaging Manager - Fresh Produce

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Sittingbourne, Kent
£35000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits
25 Aug 2021
22 Sep 2021
Amanda Jordan
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently working with a leading fresh produce distributor based in Sittingbourne.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an experienced Packaging Manager to join their team on a permanent basis. The Packaging Manager will have overall responsibility for the procurement, scheduling, storage and issue of all packaging materials on site.

Responsibilities will include:

Manage a team of buyers to place orders and call off with suppliers, open purchase orders on the ERP system and hire and de-hire of trays and pallets.

Liaise with suppliers and deal with ongoing communications.

Update and maintain BRC records relating to packaging materials.

Take responsibility for the stock management and placing of orders for replenishment of sundry items.

Update and prepare stock reports.

Direct responsibility for packaging procurement and packaging issues.

ERP Business System superuser for stock management systems and process accuracy.

Conduct tenders where appropriate to ensure supplier agreements remain competitive.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Previous procurement, administration and packaging experience.
Fresh produce knowledge.
Experience using Prophet ERP system.
Ability to work to challenging deadlines in a pressurised environment.
Excellent planning and organisational skills.
Analytical thinking.
Great team player.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing business that can offer ongoing career development and training coupled with a great salary and benefits package. Hours for this role are Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm.

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