Category Manager

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Leeds, West Yorkshire | Ref: BBBH29285

£35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum

Senior Buyer
£35,000 - £40,000 plus benefits

Role Profile
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a briliant team and a leading manufacturing company which will grow and develop your skills.
My client is looking for an experienced candidate who will be able to demonstrate their cost savings, who is experienced with supplier management, who will be able to complete tactical day to day purchasing and who can negotiate at all levels. This is a brilliant opportunity for someone to make an impact and get stuck into the Procurement of this business.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Negotiate and identify cost savings
  • Working with internal and external stakeholders
  • Deliver saving on manufactured components
  • Implement and maintain procurement strategies
  • Managing ongoing supplier performance and developing relationships
  • Delivering savings and supply chain efficiencies through effective negotiation and procurement
  • Developing and implementing procurement and product strategies
  • Deliver cost and quality improvements
  • Identifying new suppliers

Skills and Experience
The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Previous experience in procurement and supply chain roles
  • Understanding of the manufacturing or engineering environment
  • Proven negotiation skills and commercial acumen
  • Knowledge of seals, gaskets, fastenters etc...
  • Continuous improvement and change management skills

The following may also prove to be an advantage:

  • Previous experience working with SAP
  • Strong knowledge of product cost
  • Experience of working in a team

Our client is a leading business based in Yorkshire. The company is going through an exciting period of growth and change and so it is an excellent time to join.


£35,000 - £40,000 plus benefits

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