Category Buyer


£34 per hour


Sector: Construction Equipment
Function: Purchasing & Supply Chain
Contact: James Tilley
Phone: 01384 446126
Job Ref: 67367

Job details

Category Buyer - Peterlee (Hybrid) - Up to £34/hr - Inside IR35 - 24 month initial contract

Do you have purchasing experience, and are you seeking a new long term contract in Peterlee? Jonathan Lee Recruitment is helping one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery recruit a Category Buyer, and the hybrid role comes with a contract rate of £34.00 per hourc

In your first few weeks in this Category Buyer role, you can expect to:

  • Direct the development, and communication and implementation of a site, regional, or worldwide sourcing strategy
  • Manage policies, agreements, source catalogs, special purchasing programmes, and support specific product line(s) NPI programs
  • Liaise with the corresponding Category/platform based Buyers
  • Provide leadership for sourcing, logistics and resource management decisions
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives and purchasing new product introduction activities within Purchasing

To apply for this Category Buyer role, your soft skills, expertise and experience should include:

  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Experience of working in a broader metrics system
  • Technical knowledge and experience (Does not need to be specifically engineering related, but an understanding is required)
  • Project leadership experience
  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing principles and Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) Understanding of QCLDM
  • Knowledge of purchasing strategy and supplier sourcing strategies

If you're looking to make a positive impact and create change, you'll be rewarded with an excellent contract per hour rate of £34.00 for your inclusive and committed approach. 36.5hrs per week - 12pm finish on a Friday - 3 days a week onsite required.

If this contract hybrid Category Buyer job motivates and inspires you, please contact Jonathan Lee Recruitment today.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

In order for your CV to be processed effectively, please ensure your name, email address, phone number and location (post code OR town OR county, as a minimum) are included


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