Meade Farm Group, an award-winning Fresh Produce Company who operate from their state of the art family farm in Co. Meath, are now recruiting for a confident, professional Packaging Coordinator to join their team. The primary purpose of this position is to manage and coordinate the sourcing of packaging materials and continuously monitor inventory levels.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
Responsible for the managing and purchasing of packaging, labels etc.
Continuous communication between the warehouse manager, the buying department, the quality team and suppliers on all packaging requirement to ensure continuity of supply.
Ensure stock takes are completed on a daily basis and our records are up to date on our ERP system.
Exercise strong negotiation skills for all purchasing of packaging materials.
Monitor Packaging inventory and requirements based on orders and forecast packaging requirements.
Assist with any ad hoc duties as assigned by Management.
Desired Skills and Experience
2+ years’ experience in a similar role is essential
Bachelor’s degree in a supply chain or related discipline is desirable
ERP experience is a distinct advantage
Knowledge of purchasing methods and procedures
Knowledge of / experience in the FMCG Sector would be an advantage
Proficiency in MS Office (e.g. Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint)
Key Behaviours / Competencies
Strong negotiation skills
Excellent Communicator: verbal and written
Strong organisational and problem-solving skills
Commitment to excellence and high standards
Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
Ability to manage priorities and workflow
Demonstrate initiative and a flexible approach to issues
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Good initiative/hands on person
Desire to work in an extremely fast paced team, someone who is self-motivated, and career driven with a strong sense of urgency, enthusiasm and commitment to getting things done
Excellent attitude and willing to learn
We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.
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