Category Manager Packaging

NES Group Limited
£30000 - £35000 per annum
06 Oct 2017
06 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Category Manager Packaging - Wirral - £30 - £35k plus benefits - 37.5 hour week (early finish on Friday) An international, technical products manufacturer, are looking for an experienced Category Manager with a focus on packaging to support their Global team. The successful candidate will have experience in dealing within a manufacturing organisation and have proven ability in driving cost savings, improving supplier performance and standardising processes. The role: - Manage a total spend of £10m (direct / indirect) - Build and maintain strong relationships with all key suppliers / internal business partners - Effectively collate and analyse data to identify trends / improve efficiencies / reduce costs etc. - Identify and implement effective cost saving projects - working closely with existing suppliers to achieve this - Coordinate activities/projects across global sites - involving regular travel to suppliers and other manufacturing facilities worldwide - Be involved in Lean projects within the organisation The person: - Previous experience within a similar role in a manufacturing organisation - Confident in analysing data and presentations - Strong negotiation and communication skills - Supplier management experience - Comfortable to travel worldwide frequently Desirable - CIPS qualification / part qualified - Qualification in packaging - NPI knowledge Rewards - £30-35K - Pension - Holidays - Extra benefits Key skills Manufacturing, Packaging, category, supplier, standardisation, cost savings, data analysis, negotiation, problem solving, communication, process improvement Location - Wirral Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.
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