Job Req ID:  19137

Paris, FR

Functional area:  Purchasing
Contract type:  1 | Permanent job
Business area:  Fragrances




Primary Packaging Purchasing Manager H/F

Location: Paris, France



Following the company Purchasing Strategies and Global Policy for Suppliers, you’ll be responsible for leading a team of buyers that purchases the Primary Packaging Components for Puig brands Paco Rabanne and Nina Ricci. It covers an extensive range of materials categories: Glass, Injected Plastic, Metal Pieces, Dispensing, Plastic Bottles, Plastic Tubes and Metal Containers.

You’ll work closely with internal teams and suppliers, seeking for innovation, agility and competitive costs. This role requires rigor, leadership and autonomy to provide a vision to your team. You will also need a flexible and creative mindset to partner with the Marketing team.


Functions and Responsibilities:



  • You’ll lead a buyer’s team in France, composed of 2,5 FTE. We expect you to bring your technical expertise to your teams and develop your projects with a focus on Sustainability and Innovation.
  • You’ll manage its development, evaluating its performance, taking part in recruitment processes when needed and watching over their learning and improvement.
  • You’ll organize and distribute projects and brands among team members balancing workload and searching effectiveness.
  • You’ll report to Purchasing Direction about problems, achievements and findings related to the projects and the area of responsibility.
  • You have to actively contribute within the Purchasing Department in the search of excellence and to cooperate with other departments in the achievement of objectives of the company.


Projects Execution

Your team will be in charge of following the IP Purchasing Process in terms of R&D, Quality, Suppliers, … And specially in:

  • Supporting the team in quotation and negotiation of new products and investments always with a total cost of ownership mindset.
  • Ensuring correct new product execution by anticipating potential risks in development and looking for solutions with internal and external contributors.
  • Preparing and attending different meetings related to New Product Development with areas such as Packaging Development, CNP, Demand and Supply Planning, Quality, Manufacturing, or Purchasing itself.
  • Reviewing the Purchasing KPI’s and Reports to prevent annual costs increases and purchasing inefficacies practices.
  • Working with the Purchasing Direction in preparing annual price negotiations, for existing products, as well as in working in the budgeting process for Molds and Materials Standard Costs.


Category management

With the guidance of the Purchasing Director, you will assume responsibilities of category management. As an expert of suppliers, products and markets, you’ll implement the Glass Category Strategy, while following the latest trends and seeking Innovation and Sustainability. You’ll be in charge of designing the strategy and improving the processes.


Reporting : Direct report to the Purchasing Director.



  • Experience: 6 years at least of previous experience in Purchasing.
  • Education: Master degree, with a specialization in Purchasing.
  • Languages: Fluent in English and French. Spanish would be a plus.
  • Competencies: Integrity and Trust, Peer Relationship, Leadership, Persuasion, Communication, Creativity, Learning Agility, Managing Diversity, Problem Solver, Business Curiosity.
  • Specific Knowledge required: Excellent Negotiation Skills, Deep Knowledge of Materials Technology, Finance for Non-Finance, Special Sensitivity for Fragrances, Cosmetics and Fashion trends.




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