Category Buyers (Electrics, Electronics, Plastics)

Recruiter
AR Resourcing Group Limited
Location
Rocester
Salary
£40,000 - £45,000 + Package
Posted
12 Sep 2017
Closes
20 Sep 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
Type: Permanent

Location: Rocester

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 + Package

Company: Leading Engineering Manufacturer

Consultant, Ref: Luke Miles, A5746LM

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OVERVIEW

Our client is looking to recruit a talented Category Buyer to be based from their regional office.

The main aim of this role is to assist the Global Category Manager with defining the end to end sourcing strategy.

You will also be responsible for deploying your category strategy across a selection of direct commodities, together with working cross-functionally to deliver optimum end to end category value.

ROLE

- Assist Global Category Manager with defining the end to end sourcing strategy

- Deploy category strategy across a selection of direct commodities

- Work with cross-functional internal stakeholders to deliver optimum end to end category value

- Responsible for: supplier engagement, new product introduction, technology roadmaps, current production, quality control, SLA management and cost reduction activities

REQUIREMENTS

- Currently working as a Category or Senior Buyer for a leading fast paced engineering manufacturer

- Experience of both operational and strategic procurement activities

- Experience of developing category strategies for direct commodities

- Experience of managing challenging internal stakeholder requirements

- MCIPS or relevant business degree would be beneficial