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Procurement Category Specialists x 2 - Manchester

Reference170416_019650
RecruiterBramwith Consulting
Industry SectorEnergy & Utilities, Engineering, Engineering - Other, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Mining, Oil & Gas, Rail & Transport Insfrastructure
Salary£40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Benefitsbonus + CIPS
Town/CityManchester
LocationsCheshire, Cumbria, Isle of Man, Lancashire, Merseyside, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted23 December 2017

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Procurement Category Specialists x 2, Global MRO, Utilities and Capex – FTSE 100 Leader – £40,000 – 50,000 + Bonus + Accelerated Promotion Scheme - Manchester

This aggressively growing brand with big presence in the US has begun a major transformation to raise their strategic sourcing capabilities and become a CoE (Centre of Excellence) for best-practice procurement.

As part of this the company are searching for two ambitious procurement & strategic sourcing specialists to join as Global Category Specialists within their Global MRO, Utilities and Capex category teams.

My client are happy to look strong procurement candidates who have the ambition and drive to progress very quickly with either indirect or direct procurement experience. They are looking for procurement professionals with the fundamental procurement skillset in place but are still developing in their career.

Global Category Specialist role profiles:-
  • Play pivotal roles in the development, management and implementation of comprehensive strategies on a global and regional basis to deliver impressive cost savings and wider commercial benefits that impact company results
  • Represent the MRO, Utilities and Capex categories on strategy development and supply chain planning forums
  • Develop supply strategies that deliver business requirements across assurance of supply, quality, regulatory, service, cost and innovation
  • Implement initiatives and programs to improve quality of bought-in goods and services and reduce lead times
  • Build strategic relationships with critical suppliers and develop risk mitigation strategies to provide secure and cost effective sources for specialist commodities
  • Participate in the development of Continuous Improvement strategy for the supply base, employing Lean Six Sigma approaches
  • Benefit from personally tailored professional development programmes to aid your quick progression within the company

Required qualifications & experience:-
  • 2-3+ years Procurement / Strategic Sourcing / Category Management experience, with a CV that details commercial achievements (cost savings & avoidance, risk mitigation, supplier relationship and performance improvement, stakeholder engagement)
  • Raw materials or packaging procurement experience preferable though not essential
  • Degree & CIPS qualifications preferred though not essential

These are two exciting opportunities to join a globally respected and incredibly successful organisation with an important purpose.

To find out more and apply please send your CV to[email removed] or directly through this page.

Key skills: procurement, strategic procurement, indirect procurement, direct procurement, MRO procurement, Utilities procurement, Capex Procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, MCIPS, business partnering, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management, purchasing, leadership, commercial management, project management, eProcurement, contract management, negotiation, manufacturing, risk management, Manchester

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Recruiter: Bramwith Consulting
Tel: +44 (0)207 138 4100
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