“You’ll be responsible for managing several categories as part of the wider procurement team”
You could get the opportunity of a lifetime to work for this Global Engineering and Technology business. Their UK operation employs around 600 people covering existing and “start-up” operations spanning eight locations including several depots across the country including a vast manufacturing facility here in the UK.
The company have secured a number of high profile orders with full lifecycle maintenance contracts to manufacture and maintain over 200 brand new trains and as a result, will look to increase their headcount to 2000 by 2020 to meet the demands of these contracts.
Are you their next hire?
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
This is a fabulous opportunity for you, an experienced Category Manager to showcase your procurement and category management expertise in this complex and advanced engineering environment. Applications from outside the industry are welcomed so don’t miss out on an opportunity of a lifetime to work for this global OEM.
ABOUT THE JOB
As Category Manager, your role will be wide ranging and very demanding. Firstly; you’ll source supplier opportunities to ensure best service and cost for key categories for several high-profile projects and lead the contract negotiation and award. Thereafter you’ll ensure the production programmes are met through the successful delivery of those contracts in addition to managing any underperforming suppliers, working with them to resolve issues and provide solutions. Once you’ve got the service levels as you want them, the contract is passed to production for routine management.
You’re the Category Manager I am looking for if you can demonstrate a track record in procurement/category management with solid knowledge of contract law and bid evaluation using whole lifecycle cost models. You will be degree qualified and ideally a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply.
£42k + Pension + Healthcare + 25 Days Holiday + BH
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