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Category Manager (Electrical / Mechanical)

Category Manager (Electrical / Mechanical)

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    Horsham, West Sussex

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    Brad Mills

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Category Manager (Electronics / Manufacturing) - West Sussex

A leading Aviation business, based in West Sussex, are embarking on a transformation across Procurement to double their team. As part of the transformation, looking to identify a Category Manager who will manage the category strategy globally for a broad range of direct commodities/goods. You will report directly into a Head of Procurement who is part of a high calibre leadership team which will in turn allow a fantastic opportunity to learn & develop your career.

Location: West Sussex

Salary: Competitive Salary and DOE

Role: Category Manager (Electronics / Manufacturing)

Job role:

  • Promoting, gaining approval for and executing category strategies, that deliver the highest value for suppliers.
  • Developing joint sourcing strategies, where other supplies supply similar parts/services
  • Management of a broad range of direct materials
  • Provide support to the commercial team and analysis of customer bid requirements


  • Experience of end to end strategic sourcing
  • Ability to define and execute category strategy, ideally within an Aviation, Aerospace or Manufacturing industry
  • Experience of sourcing complex direct materials
  • CIPS qualified or at least working towards
  • Degree educated

If you are interested in discussing the Category Manager role in more detail, please either apply with your CV or give Brad Mills a call on 01483 212 190 .