Job Detail Ref - #28458

Packaging Category Buyer

Job Description

Japanese CPG (consumer packaged goods) Manufacturer is seeking a buyer experienced in the Packaging category. Knowledge with corrugated paper and plastic resin used for CPG products is preferred. Company has been manufacturing a staple in US food culture for over 50 years.

Position: Packaging buyer

Industry: Food Industry

Location: Gardena

Languages: English

Pay: $50 - $75K

Status: Full time + Excellent benefits

Duties

  • Experienced with procurement and buyer activities for packaging materials: corrugated paper, plastics and resin material.
  • Coordinate and negotiate with vendors/suppliers on contract rates and material quality to improve costs.
  • Market research, trends and forecasts to anticipate and take advantage of cost structures.
  • Develop relationships with current and new suppliers to continually improve network and cost flexibility.
  • Collaborate with Marketing and R&D to help drive innovation and commercialize new products.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related field strongly preferred
  • 3 years or relative experience as a buyer
  • Food Manufacturing or packing company experience is preferred.
  • Role is currently remote, but will eventually be onsite in Gardena.
  • Exceptional communication and networking skills is highly desired