Global Category Procurement Manager

Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire | Ref: BBBH19113

Negotiable

Global Category Procurement Manager
Ashton Under Lyne
£ Salary Competitive

About Scapa

Scapa is a global supplier of bonding solutions and manufacturer of adhesive-based products for the Healthcare and Industrial markets. They have a wide reaching global footprint, with 19 manufacturing and operations facilities in 10 countries across Europe, North and South America and Asia.

The Role

This role is essential in delivering procurement-based competitive advantages across Scapa Group plc for the Substrates, Outsourced and Packaging Category.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Develop, manage and implement a Category procurement strategy for the Substrates, Outsourced and Packaging purchases
  • Undertake appropriate market analysis, selection of sourcing strategy, negotiating, contracting and managing supplier relationships
  • Ensure business and site alignment through effective stakeholder engagement
  • Drive savings, working capital improvements and supply chain optimisation
  • Design and implement sustainable supply chains
  • Drive through Procurement best practice, tools and techniques across the Scapa facilities

Key Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Proven skills in communication, negotiation and initiative within a Global and Matrix organisation
  • Excellent track record in the development of procurement and supply chain tools, techniques and practices
  • Proven track record delivering results and achieving cost savings and improvements in other supply chain metrics
  • Significant experience of 'hands on' Global sourcing and commodity sourcing

Relevant category experience will also be a distinct advantage:

  • Global outsourcing and packaging
  • Associated manufacturing processes such as extrusion technologies and calendering
  • Chemicals and substrates (e.g. mono and polymeric PVC, PE foams, PU foams, LDPE films, polyester cloths, nylons, cotton cloth and glass cloth)

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