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Category Manager Directs

Category Manager Directs

  • Location

    Saffron Walden, Essex

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    £45000 - £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Dykes

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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This is a great opportunity for an experienced Buyer/Procurement Professional with a manufacturing background to join a global organisation as an autonomous category Manger taking full category ownership from market analysis to contract delivery.

Proven experience with senior level stakeholder management will be key across high hazard manufacturing sites. Engagement with a variety of different stakeholders will be fundamental in achieving wider strategic goals.

Exposure within Chemicals Industry, Plastics, Polymers, Petro Chemicals, Material Science and Process engineering would be advantageous.

Pleas contact me today if you would lie to discuss the finer details of this opportunity.

Key Skills & Experience:

  • 5+ years' Procurement experience, with substantial exposure to Direct categories;Raw Material for manufacturing etc.
  • Thorough understanding of Procurement processes and full life cycle sourcing and category management, including opportunity and risk identification, with the ability to autonomously build and develop strategies, gain business alignment, and deliver against them.
  • Exposure to or experience with drafting and negotiating contracts, and managing supplier relationships and outcomes using MI, KPIs and SRM stratagems.
  • Degree educated / MCIPS accredited (desirable).