Category Buyer


£32.20 - 32.20 per hour


Sector: Manufacturing
Function: Purchasing & Supply Chain
Contact: Ellie Ebbage
Phone: 01384 446118
Job Ref: 67578

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Category Buyer

Do you have procurement experience, and are you seeking a new contract role in Peterlee? Jonathan Lee Recruitment is helping a collaborative company recruit an Advanced Category Buyer, and the role comes with an umbrella contract rate of £32.20/hr (Inside IR35).

You will support the execution of category strategy for tailored categories and gain a deep understanding of the supply base in Europe, becoming a trusted advisor to internal customers.

In your first few weeks in this procurement management role, you can expect to:

  • Manage procurement of dedicated categories
  • Follow local and corporate procurement compliance procedures
  • Stabilise and clean the supply base in line with the purchasing strategy

To apply for this Advanced Purchasing Analyst role, your soft skills, expertise and experience should include:

  • Strong experience within a Buying or Purchasing role
  • Confident negotiation skills, comfortable to lead
  • Positive attitude and always looking to find a win/win resolution
  • Experience in developing working relationships with others cross-functionally
  • Strong Excel knowledge (they use a high number of supplier portals so need to have experience working across multiple systems with ability to adapt
  • MCIPS qualified (desirable)
  • Manufacturing background (desirable)

To apply for this inclusive and collaborative hybrid contract role in Peterlee, 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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