Global Category Manager

Global Category Manager

  • Location

    Walsall, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Procurement and Supply Chain

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  • Salary:

    Up to £50000.00 per annum + + car and benefits

  • Contact:

    Michelle Perkins

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Are you a Category Manager with experience of working within the engineering or manufacturing sectors? Do you have global procurement experience and have you worked with suppliers in areas such as India and China? If so, this role could be perfect for you.

I am recruiting for a Global Category Manager to join a leading manufacturing organisation based in the Walsall area. As Global Category Manager, you will have responsibility for developing and delivering a global category strategy

You will develop category sourcing strategy and drive transformation, develop and manage RFI and RFP processes and maximise the use of supply contracts. You will challenge demand forecasting and provide management information to the Head of Procurement and relevant stakeholders.

In order to carry out this role, you will need the following skills and experience:

  • Previous purchasing experience within the manufacturing industry
  • Experience of purchasing metals, ideally steel.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills

In return, you will receive a salary of circa £50,000 plus car and benefits along with the opportunity to work for a leading organisation with opportunity for growth.

If you meet the above criteria, please do not hesitate to apply.

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