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Category Manager

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23 Jul 2021

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We are an ambitious and innovative leader within the packaging supply industry and part of a large European group.

Our core values are centred around 'Doing the Right Thing', Being Accountable' and 'Succeeding Together' and as a result we are proud to share a happy and industrious culture with great opportunities for hardworking and dedicated individuals who wish to develop their career and experience within our growing and busy organisation.

We are currently looking for an experienced Category Manager (Cartons, Postal and Bespoke Packaging) to join our Product and Purchasing Team. As a growing organisation we are looking for someone who can have an instant impact.

Our Category Managers are a key role that is accountable for driving and delivering the category sales & margin performance against budget within their assigned product ranges. This is achieved through product range development, identifying and delivering on improvements to bespoke service offerings, delivering improvements in product sourcing, product innovation and proactively managing/building supplier relationships.

What we would like from you:

Experience in understanding B2B customer needs and use their drive and tenacity to improve category performance and drive sustainable growth.

A proven ability to negotiate effectively with suppliers to ensure that we achieve the best possible price, quality and range for us to pass on to our customers.

Excellent prioritisation skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment with a calm and flexible approach with the needs of the customer at the heart of decision making.

What you will receive in return:

Working for a trusted brand with an outstanding culture where doing the right thing for the customer sits at the heart of all they do.

Excellent career advancement and personal development opportunities

Salary - Competitive + Company Bonus

Enhanced Pension Contribution

Free on-site parking and on-site gym

Location is J13 of the M1 just outside Milton Keynes
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