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Category Buyer (Non-Metallics)

ReferenceHQ00045361_351672
RecruiterMacildowie
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£37,000 to £47,000 per annum
BenefitsBonus, Car Parking, Share Scheme
Town/CityLeicester
LocationsEast Midlands, Leicestershire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted13 June 2017

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Macildowie is pleased to be working with a well-known organisation to recruit an experienced Category Buyer. Ideally this role will be based at their Leicestershire based offices, but does have flexibility across a few sites in the UK.

Reporting to the Procurement Manager, you will provide strategic purchasing support to include:

- Functional (dotted line) responsibility for Purchasing Analyst
- Provide leadership for sourcing, logistics and resource management decisions
- Support continuous improvement initiatives and new product introduction activities within Purchasing
- Liaison with corresponding Category/Platform/Facility based Buyers
- Regional Category Strategy Development, Management, & Execution
- Supplier Development
- Supplier Commercial Negotiation
- Supplier Performance Management
- Lead/Response Time Optimisation
- Supplier Risk Management - Capacity & Financial
- Strategic Sourcing: Qualified Supply Network
- Contract Management
- Business Continuity
- Cost/ Spend Management
- Supplier On Boarding/Off Boarding

To be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate the following skills and abilities:

- Previous experience in a Category team or Purchasing team.
- Experience demonstrating ability to able to lead teams, suppliers and customers to effective solutions.
- Strong analytical and problem solving experience.
- Experience of leading multiple projects/teams.
- Fluent in English language.
- Effective communicator both written and verbal.
- Strong Negotiator, able to interpret, analyse and negotiate contractual cost elements.
- Understanding of Quality, Cost, Logistics, Development, and Management
- Experience with non-metallics category
- Basic understanding of manufacturing processes in that category
- Experience in purchasing, logistics, manufacturing, and/or engineering.
- Understanding of Lean Manufacturing principles
- Fluent in a European language would be advantageous

This is a great opportunity to join a great business in a pivotal purchasing capacity.

On offer is a salary of up to £47,000 depending upon experience and a host of benefits including bonus, share scheme, free car parking.

This is an urgent requirement and interviews will be held asap



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