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Senior Category Buyer



per year

Job 28409


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

Senior Category Buyer – Manufacturing
Derby – 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?

A business in Derby is on the lookout for a Senior Category Buyer to join their Procurement Team. You’d be working for a business who put their people first, in a close-knit team with a really positive culture and working environment.

In addition, they are also keen on internal development in the form of CIPS qualification funding/support. You’ll also have the flexibility of hybrid working, with 3 days typically spent in the office and the rest at home.

Salary & benefits
£48k DOE + 10% bonus
Role overview
Day to day you’ll be responsible for the strategic procurement of your chosen categories. This will include but won’t be limited to:
  • Supplier management and performance reviews
  • Managing tendering process and contract negotiations
  • Approving and onboarding new suppliers and achieving better commercial terms
About you
Exceptional communication/relationship building skills will be pivotal for this role as you’ll be very supplier focused.

If you have experience in a contractual 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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