Category Manager Packaging

Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Christine Armadass

About the company

Our client is a large FMCG business based in South Eastern suburbs. The organisation operates across multiple sites within Australia, manufacturing market leading brands.

About the role

The Category Manager Packaging will be responsible for circa $100m in spend across rigids and flexible plastics. The role will also play a critical part in the company's sustainability goal. Crucial to the role will be implementing best practice sourcing methodologies / procurement processes.

The role will focus on the following

  • Cost savings
  • Working closely with key internal stakeholders in introducing category management processes
  • Improving supplier relationships
  • Consolidating of suppliers
  • Providing procurement guidance to the wider business to ensure compliance

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role, you must present with the following skills

  • Strong category management experience gained from FMCG or manufacturing environment
  • Category management experience within directs - packaging or ingredients
  • Demonstrated experience leading negotiations for contracts / tenders upwards of $50m.
  • Strong supplier management
  • Ideally you will have experience gained from a multinational organisation

This is your opportunity to join a global organisation with a growth trajectory and reporting into a high calibre leader.

If this role sounds like it's for you, then we would love you to push the 'Apply Now' button to forward your CV. You can also contact Christine Armadass on 03 8613 3513 for a confidential discussion. Thank you