Category Manager - Indirects

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Warwickshire | Ref: BBBH26281

£50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits

Category Manager - Indirect Procurement


Flexible Working - Alternate Locations - West Midlands

c £55,000 Salary + Bonus + Benefits package

Role Profile

Outstanding opportunity for Indirect Category Manager with focus on supporting Purchasing activities across a number of divisions of this multinational manufacturing operation. Programmes are specifically involved with large scale Capex projects especially installation of new production lines and equipment for this expanding global business.

Ideally coming from a strategic purchasing environment in a fmcg / food manufacturing environment, the ideal candidates will be comfortable coordinating both Purchasing and Production functions whilst managing engagement with the supplier base.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Engaging proactively with stakeholders to secure aligned decisions and gain access to innovation from suppliers and market.
  • Driving procurement excellence within sub-categories by increasing overall value from the supply
  • Fullly understanding the Total Cost Ownership and Total Value Ownership analysis models.

Skills & Experience

  • Proven experience in Procurement/Strategic Sourcing/Category Management, desirable from an FMCG Food manufacturing background.
  • You will be educated to degree level or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience, hold a relevant business or purchasing qualification (CIPS).
  • A strong business acumen and excellent analytical skills, you will be proficient in negotiating and contract management with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels

Ideally the candidate should have the following:

  • Educated to degree level
  • CIPS
  • 5 Years + relevant experience
  • Customer focussed background
  • Flexibility to travel
  • Flexible / home working options available

Client information

Multinational manufacturing organisation with operations across the UK


c £55,000 Bonus + Benefits package

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