Job title: Lead Buyer - Packaging
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) and Consumer Durable Goods
Expertise: Purchasing Supply Chain Management
Location: Quezon City
Job published: 2022-06-01
Job ID: 34961

Job Description

You will:

  • Who shall strategically and systematically source, purchase, and ensure that timelines for routine, expedite and de-expedite requirements are strictly complied with in line with business needs. Continuously seek in improving material cost and initiate cost-saving measures. Enforce supplier compliance to material standards and specifications and maintain buying database.
  • Protect supply requirements within the quality standards set
  • Fully enforce on time and complete execution of all cycles of MRP to PO Routine closing of all open POs
  • Sources packaging and raw materials and negotiates prices, and terms, giving the best profit and cost structure for the company using internal and external benchmarking
  • Conduct supplier review and rating (RCA CAPA) and push for high supplier performance for quality and delivery
  • Monitor suppliers’ compliance to company guidelines for purchasing set out by QA and Regulatory as well as material standards and specifications
  • Handle relationship-building and negotiations with suppliers
  • Performs price forecasting


  • Graduate of Engineering, Business, Sciences or any Supply Chain Management course.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing company as buyer/purchaser for packaging background in cosmetics or pharmaceuticals will be a distinct advantage.
  • Expertise in negotiation, souring and purchasing skills
  • Keen attention to detail, discipline for routines and processes
  • Solutions-oriented, able to think and act quickly - not bogged down by challenges
  • Forward-thinker learns from challenges and is able to plan out for future
  • Computer proficient with experience in supply chain software; with advanced MS Excel knowledge

Work Schedule: Monday to Friday
Work Setup: Work On-Site