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Job Title

Category Procurement

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£40,000 to £50,000 per annum
LocationsDerbyshire, East Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted16 May 2018

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This role is working for a large procurement function supporting the spend of materials in order to supply the manufacturing and production line.

Client Details

My client based in Derbyshire is a global manufacturing and production market leader. A common business known around the world especially in the rail and automotive sectors.


The key responsibilities for this Category Procurement role is to:

To ensure that materials are purchased at the most competitive prices worldwide, on time and to the required specifications.

Based in the Business Unit (BU) and focused upon providing a BU specific purchasing service for the BU controlled materials.

The Category Procurement person takes immediate direction from the BU within a structure provided by Group Purchasing.

Lead reviews with key suppliers

Work alongside Supplier Development Engineers dealing with APQP, Project Readiness and supplier exit strategies

Early Supplier Engagement – working within the NPI process to leverage NQCRPM at programme launch


As part of the application made candidates for the Category Procurement role will need to demonstrate:

  • Cost Tracking Tools, Cost Breakdown and key elements of cost build up
  • VA/VE
  • Negotiation Techniques – preparation, planning and execution
  • Development of Contracts
  • Strategy Development
  • Category Management
  • Supplier Development

  • Purchasing in a Manufacturing Environment
  • Familiar with Manufacturing Processes
  • Global Sourcing
  • Graduate calibre
  • CIPS qualified
  • Business or Engineering background

Job Offer

The Category Procurement professional will receive
  • Great Salary
  • Fantastic Exposure
  • Pension
  • Benefits

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Recruiter: Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
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