A Category Buyer is required on a contract basis to join an industry leading engineering and manufacturing business.
Are you experienced in a procurement role? Do you have the capabilities to be successful in a fast paced team? If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity, then this is the job for you!
Provides supply network solutions expertise, using Quality, Cost, Logistics, Development, and Management (QCLDM) to deliver maximum value.
This role is responsible and accountable for the development, and/or communication and implementation of a regional, and worldwide sourcing strategy. Responsible for development, management and execution of the global category strategy managing policies, agreements, source catalogs, and special procurement programs. Accountable for the liaison with the corresponding source buyers.
Essential Qualifications & Experience:
The position requires an undergraduate degree from a college or university - or equivalent experience.
Progressively responsible job-related experience, preferably from purchasing, logistics, manufacturing, and/or engineering
Category team or product team experienceDesirable Experience:
Understanding of Lean Manufacturing principles as applied by the business and our suppliers.
Previous experience applying Quality, Cost, Logistics, Development, and Management (QCLDM) approach.
Professional certification in Purchasing and/or Inventory Management preferred, e.g.; Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.), Certified in Production and Inventory management (CPIM) and Certified in Integration Resource Management (CIRM), or comparable international certification.This is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture.
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Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.
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