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Category Manager

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per year

Job 28866

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Chris Adams

Talent Acquisition Consultant
Supply chain and procurement

East Midlands

Specialises in industrial manufacturing and engineering recruitment, permanent & interim | £40k plus

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Job description

Category Manager – Engineering/Manufacturing
Burton on Trent – 3 days in the office, 2 WFH

Are you experienced in negotiation and supplier management? Do you have experience working within a manufacturing/engineering environment?

An engineering business in Burton on Trent is on the lookout for a Category Manager to join their Procurement Team. You’d be joining them at a great time due to their major development plans and extremely successful period of growth.

You’ll have the flexibility of hybrid working, with 3 days typically spent in the office and the rest at home.

Salary & benefits
TBC
Role overview
Day to day you’ll be responsible for the strategic procurement of your chosen categories, likely to be focused on direct raw and processed materials. This will include but won’t be limited to:
 
  • Category management and taking full responsibility of category spend.
  • Supplier management and performance reviews.
  • Managing contract negotiations and achieving cost savings.
  • Approving and onboarding new suppliers and achieving better commercial terms.
About you
To be considered you’ll ideally have:
 
  • Circa 7+ years procurement experience.
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing/engineering environment.
  • Contract management and negotiation experience.
  • Exceptional communication/relationship building skills.
  • Project buying background.

If you have experience in a contractual/strategic procurement role, then we’d love to hear from you.

To find out more, please apply via this ad. If you’d rather have an initial chat first, that’s fine – contact Chris Adams at Distinct Recruitment.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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