William Jackson Food Group

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Skills

  • Procurement
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Job details

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Pay

  • £35,000 – £40,000 a year

Job type

  • Permanent

Shift and schedule

  • Monday to Friday

Location

Greenford

Benefits

Pulled from the full job description
  • Canteen
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Work from home

Full job description

 

Buyer (Food Packaging), Greenford, London. We’re seeking a dynamic Buyer to support best-in-class procurement activities, focusing on the packaging category, sourcing new products, and driving sustainable & innovative packaging sourcing as part of our ESG agenda.

 

About You

You’ll be a great fit if you…

✔️ Have a good amount of expertise within packaging procurement

✔️ Have a track record of continuous improvement – we want someone who loves to be innovative, and skilled at generating and implementing value-added solutions.

✔️ Are comfortable in the art of negotiation and with thinking on your feet. You’ll need to be effective in influencing stakeholders and decision makers to ensure you and the team make a big impact!

✔️ Possess a deep-seated passion for the food industry. Embracing our love for food is essential, and we seek someone who shares this enthusiasm.

✔️Display resilience by maintaining a positive attitude and stay composed under pressure, with a focus and determination to achieve objectives.

 

You won’t be a great fit if you…

Find it difficult measuring and analysing category data to provide valuable insights and recommendations.

Struggle with managing several projects at once and remaining calm in a busy and demanding department.

Know engaging with a diverse range of individuals drains your energy. Fostering strong relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders is a key part of this role.

 

About the Role:

Key Responsibilities:

  • To develop and implement sourcing and category strategies aligned to the goals of the business
  • Have a focus on packaging sustainability and new packaging opportunities in the market that best meet business needs
  • To drive continuous improvement in supplier performance to ensure contracts meet and exceed business objectives of cost, quality, and service.
  • Be the escalation point for other areas of the business who require support in respect of supplier interface issues.
  • Provide regular market analysis, insights, benchmark data to support category planning and risk management.
  • Support delivery of all supplier claims, and key ESG initiatives

 

About Us:

Belazu has been a pioneer of supplying high quality, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean Ingredients for over 30 years. We are an innovative leader in our field, with an energetic and high performing working culture. We have ambitious plans to grow over the next 5 years and take great pride in the values that form the spine of our business. This is a great opportunity to join a business with an impressive set of accreditations, from B Corp status to Gold standard Investors in People. We are a diverse team with a shared set of professional goals and social values that drive a hugely satisfying working experience.

 

What we offer:

  • 30 days annual plus 3 public holidays per annum
  • Auto-Enrolment Pension, plus an enhanced pension option
  • Discretionary annual bonus scheme
  • Learning and development opportunities for everyone in the business
  • Life assurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee benefits portal with retail discounts, GP service and financial support tools
  • Volunteer days
  • Programme of social and team events
  • Free parking on site
  • Up to 40% discount on Company products
  • Long service awards
  • Subsidised Canteen

 

Terms

  • 40 hrs/wk. i.e. Between 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Mon-Fri (start and finish times flexible) with a 3 day/week office; 2 day/week WFH hybrid working model.
  • Probationary period 3 months
  • Annual salary review (our ‘movers and shakers’ are always rewarded)
  • Discretionary bonus

Thanks for reading our job advert. We do our very best to bring to life what it’s like working as part of our team. Diverse teams really are the best teams. We want everyone to feel they can be themselves at work and develop their talents to the full. All colleagues are expected to take personal responsibility for keeping our workplace free from discrimination, harassment, and bullying – a place where everyone is treated fairly and respectfully. We also know that sometimes some candidates may be put off applying for a job unless they think they can tick every box. If you are really excited about working with us and think you can do much of what we are looking for but aren’t sure if you are 100% there yet… go on… why not give it a whirl? Good luck!

 

Contact information

Rebecca Maddern

 

 

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