Category Manager

Recruiter
Escape
Location
Fife
Posted
05 Apr 2019
Closes
28 Apr 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Category Manager to join our growing manufacturing client based in Fife.

My client is looking for a dynamic, innovative, and motivated individual who can develop category strategies whilst autonomously managing key suppliers and grow with the business!

Key responsibilities will include:

* Develop, execute and maintain a comprehensive category strategy to deliver the best possible results.

* Find and develop suppliers to meet current and future business requirements focusing on quality, volume, price, terms & conditions and reliability.

* Develop cost improvement strategies and monitor performance reporting.

* Communicate and manage supplier improvement initiatives.

* Work closely with key stakeholders to identify key requirements.

Candidates:

* Previous experience working in a Category Buyer / Category Manager role within a manufacturing/engineering or oil and gas background.

* Strong experience in supply chain management, supplier quality and awareness of industry cost drivers and sourcing strategies.

* Ability to improve and implement processes, procedures and policies to support business growth.

* Excellent communication and organisation skills.

* Highly analytical and driven

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