Penrith
Packaging and GNFR Buyer
Salary negotiable, 40 hours per week

About The Role

Working alongside our food development, commercial and marketing teams, you will seek to achieve a fundamental change in the direction of how we approach and use packaging within our business continuing with our drive towards a more environmentally conscious operation. 

 

You will share our love of the environment and have an understanding of the impact of food packaging.  You’ll have the confidence to challenge the norm; bringing new ideas to the table and stretch our thinking.

 

This exciting new role within our business is key to our aim of reducing the environmental impact of food packaging and will also hold responsibility for our other Goods Not for Resale products achieving strong relationships and favourable terms with our suppliers.

 
This is a full time role in our head office currently based at Tebay but will be relocating to Penrith in Summer 2020.

About You

You will be a strong negotiator who seeks a win win outcome.  You’ll ideally have worked in a packaging buying role before and have ideas and contacts that will help you in your new role with us.  However, we’re also interested to hear from you if you have buying experience in other areas and have skills and knowledge which are be transferable into this role.

About Us

At our Head Office you will also enjoy;
  • Up to 75% off the products from our Kitchens
  • 25% off the products in our Farmshops
  • A free meal whilst on shift
  • Free parking
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday (pro rata for part time) with the option to purchase an additional week. 
  • Paid day off for your birthday

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