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Category Manager - Materials - Sheffield

Category Manager - Materials - Sheffield

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    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

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    £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package

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    Laura Marshall

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    11 months ago

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Category Manager - Materials - Sheffield

1st Executive are currently recruiting for a Category Manager on behalf of an international building materials supplier based in Sheffield, to sit within their procurement team.

We are looking for an experienced procurement practitioner with experience across a range of building materials such as insulation, steel and fittings, partitions, and fire protection.

Your Role:

  • Effective negotiation with suppliers within your category
  • Drive delivery of the procurement strategy through the Inventory Management process
  • Develop and enhance relationships with suppliers
  • Maintain accurate records of supplier negotiations and agreements
  • To analyse key suppliers' supply chain, monitor key indicators & de-risk/flag early the impact of supply chain disruption
  • Work with the sales team to ensure sales and procurement are in alignment.

You will have the following qualifications and skills in order to be successful in this role:


  • Degree or CIPS
  • 2-5 years experience delivering profit enhancement in high volume categories


  • Proven track record in delivering results and financial targets
  • Strong and flexible negotiator with strategic influencing skills
  • Full understanding and experience of category management
  • Possess a high level of contract drafting skills

If you are interested in this Category Manager - Materials - Sheffield role then please contact me today on 01483 212183.