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Category Buyer

  • Leading Manufacturing Business


  • Early Supplier Engagement - ensure appropriate suppliers are engaged early within the NPIP process and ensure parts are designed to cost and designed for manufacture.
  • To support and / or lead Global Supplier Nomination for components and systems for the designated category area of responsibility.
  • Support SDE's, and Quality teams to ensure supplier(s) meet Group and Category PPM targets.
  • To negotiate and close out supplier warranty related activities.
  • The Category Buyer (CB) is responsible for compiling and delivering an annual budget for their category and supporting the execution of the global elements of the budget.
  • To negotiate and agree that appropriate targets and commercial agreements are in place to support Lean Workshops.
  • To negotiate and agree Long Term Agreements with 'Key' suppliers where appropriate.
  • Support the compilation and execution of relevant strategies within regional area of responsibility.


  • 3 - 5 Years relevant experience
  • Customer focused background
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Results ownership

Job Offer

  • Competitive Salary
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Job Type
£35000 to £48000 Per Annum
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)
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