Senior Category Manager

  • Location

    Derby, Derbyshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, market leading benefits

  • Contact:

    Andy Wyatt

  • Contact email:

    Andy.Wyatt@volt.eu.com

  • Job ref:

    76104-ACCNT-ANY_1581012069

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-07

  • Startdate:

    asap

Our client, a major manufacturing / engineering group in Derby are seeking a Senior Category Manager / Purchasing Manager to head up a newly formed team.

Key responsibilities in the role include:

- Overseeing a small team of category managers / buyers

- Managing immediate and future projects

- Developing and executing sourcing, negotiation and tendering strategies

- Working with manufacturing / engineering / commercial teams ensuring cost efficiencies / productivity targets are achieved

- Systems enhancements, reporting & analysis

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

-Have held a senior procurement / purchasing position within Manufacturing / Engineering / Aerospace / Oil & Gas

- Experienced negotiator

- Experienced devising sourcing strategies

- Expert systems skills (reporting & analysis)

- Strong commercial acumen

This is an outstanding opportunity to join an extremely profitable, forward thinking organisation with a very impressive forward order book and enviable customer base.