Strategic Category Buyer

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Strategic Category Buyer –Direct

Salary Range: Competitive

Location: Wolverhampton   

An exceptional and dynamic Strategic Category Buyer – Direct, is required to coordinate category spend to maximise value and service. Candidates with experience of category/commodity management from Far East suppliers would be well received.

This Wolverhampton based company, requires a dynamic, detailed and outstanding Strategic Category Buyer who can negotiate competitive advantage from an International supply base. As the Strategic Category Buyer, you will be required to:

-        Deliver against commodity budget.

-        Control sourcing of designated commodities

-        Improve cost efficiency and contribution margin

-        Drive competitive advantage through close collaboration.

As the Strategic Category Buyer, you should have the following skills or experience:

-       Educated to Degree or CIPS level

-       Minimum 3 years of experience in a fast paced, dynamic environment within Engineering/Manufacturing environments with International (LCC) supply chain exposure.

-       Experience in supplier negotiation and avaialble to travel to the Far East.

-       Operating to KPI’s and development of continuous improvement plans.

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge and experience of International Category Management within an engineering/manufacturing environment to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Wolverhampton based company will offer you:

-          Competitive Salary.

-          Comprehensive Benefits.

-          Career development.

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you have knowledge and experience of International Procurement within a fast paced, dynamic engineering/manufacturing environment and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Strategic Category Buyer role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 0044 1384 446 155.

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.

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