Buyer & Category Buyer (Direct Materials)

Recruiter
AR Resourcing Group Limited
Location
Uttoxeter
Salary
£40,000 to £45,000 + Pension, Healthcare
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Expires
21 Jun 2017
Sector
Sales
Type: Permanent Location: Rocester Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 Pension, Healthcare Company: Leading Global Engineering Manufacturer Consultant, Ref: Dan Walters, A5792DW _________________________________________________________________ OVERVIEW Our client is looking to recruit a talented Buyer & Category Buyer to be based from their regional office. The main aim of this role is to assist Global Category Manager with defining the end to end sourcing strategy as well as develop and deploy a category strategy across assigned direct commodities. You will be responsible for managing operational buying activities across assigned direct commodities. ROLE - Assist Global Category Manager with defining the end to end sourcing strategy - Develop and deploy a category strategy across assigned direct commodities - Manage operational buying activities across assigned 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 Buyer of Category Buyer for a leading engineering or FMCG 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

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