Job Description :
M&S Food is changing, and fast! We are undergoing one of the biggest transformations in retailing today to build a bigger, better, fresher food business!
This is a unique opportunity to work in one of the 10 strategic programme’s set up to transform M&S's Food Group. The Lowering Costs Programme has been tasked to reduce the cost base of the business to allow strategic investments into the future of Foods.
The role will have high levels of exposure to both internal and external stakeholders and will provide great insight into the costs and processes of Food Retailing.
As part of our expanding Lowering Costs Team, we are setting up a new Buying function for Packaging across the Food Group.
This team will own the relationship with the packaging suppliers, procuring our Food packaging directly for utilisation by our product suppliers.
We are looking for individuals to form a team of Food Packaging Buying experts to deliver sustainable, innovative packaging solutions whilst maximising value throughout the supply chain.
The successful candidate will be responsible for sourcing our plastic-based packaging across the M&S Food business. The role is broad, with exposure to both internal and external stakeholders.
Packaging Category Management (Plastic Based)
Support the M&S Food Group
Buying & Supplier Management
Supporting Plan A
We are looking for an experienced person who can deliver value to the business quickly. The successful candidate will work as part of a central Programme Team that is tasked with transforming the way we operate across 4 Strategic Workstreams : Manufacturing Excellence, Packaging Sourcing, Raw Material Procurement and OPEX Reduction.
The scope of the Programme covers the whole Food Group so the successful individual will gain experience of all industries whilst building a network across the group.