PROCUREMENT / PURCHASING / CATEGORY MANAGER

Recruiter
Hucap Search Ltd
Location
Hampshire
Posted
31 Mar 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Category Manager

We are recruiting on behalf of a global manufacturer. A new and exciting opportunity has arisen in the purchasing/procurement department for an experienced Category Manager. This is a permanent position located in the Hampshire/Berkshire region.

The Category Manager will be responsible for managing a spend in excess of £30m.

The Category Manager must have the following skills and experience:

Category management experience
Extensive procurement / purchasing / sourcing background
Experience working in a complex manufacturing environment
Experience working across multiple stakeholders
Strategic sourcing experience
Experience reviewing and managing suppliers
Proven experience of cost savings
Experience managing the procurement cycle
Extensive experience negotiating commercial terms with suppliers
Develop best practice and design procurement tools and techniques
Promote continuous improvement within the sourcing team and function
Proven ability in developing and executing a category strategy.
Experience supporting manufacturing operations including support of production equipment.
A proven track record of influencing business owners in high value procurement projects in a commercial environment.

Your experience may be from one or more of the following listed categories, but this is not an exhaustive list:

Speciality Raw Materials
Commodities
Outsourcing
Finished product for Resale
Engineering

Salary up to £55,000 plus fantastic benefits package (details upon application)

TO APPLY: Send your CV and covering letter to Nick Bamford quoting VR/2660

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