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Food Packaging Analyst

Chicago, IL

Posted: 02/07/2019 Discipline: Purchasing Job Number: 8413 Industry: Packaging

Title:  Food Packaging Analyst    

Location: Can be located in Atlanta, Chicago, Cincinnati or Indianapolis     


Mission:  Our client is a large packaging distributor in the food and pharmaceutical industry. They have created a new position for a Food Packaging Analyst, that can be based in either Atlanta, Chicago, Cincinnati or Indianapolis.  The Food Packaging Analyst will be responsible for sourcing the packaging for food items as well as item development.  The Food Packaging Analyst will report to the Division Manager and will be the key contact between the Sales team and vendors.


-        $75K - 80K base salary + 10% bonus potential

-        Company contribution towards employee benefits

-        401k

-        ESOP

-        Medical, Dental, Life insurance

-        Vacation and Holiday pay

-        Relocation assistance


1.      Manage the interactions between Sales, Procurement and Vendors

2.      Inform Procurement of customer needs and vendor selection

3.      Assist in Food Packaging proposals

4.      Manage new item set up and first order placement


-        Bachelor's degree OR 3-5 years of Food Packaging experience OR equivalent combination

-        3+ years of experience in a Food manufacturing environment

-        Negotiation skills

-        Knowledge of food processing/packaging automation equipment

-        Experience sourcing clean packaging or film for food packaging

-        Preferred: Global sourcing and purchasing experience

-        High attention to detail

-        Understand target cost levels

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Mary Chambers
Account Manager at Kinsa Group

Mary has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin – Parkside and 13 years of experience in the recruiting industry, including more than 8 years as a Recruiter at Kinsa Group. Currently a Kinsa Account Manager she handles new business development for our Meat and Poultry customers, Shelf-Stable Foods, Food Distributors, Cannabis, Nutraceutical, Pet Food, Food Service Restaurant, and Food Packaging companies. She’s a great first point of contact at Kinsa if you have a talent recruiting need within your organization.

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