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Category Buyer

Salary £31745.00 - £36673.00 per annum
Location South Yorkshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00042768
Published over 1 year ago

Job Description

An exceptional opportunity for a Category Buyer to join a distinguished manufacturer in South Yorkshire

Our client has an opening for a Category Buyer to join the team and grow their career in a fantastic role with plenty of Autonomy.

The Role


You will be responsible for purchasing the bill of materials for the in house manufacture of the clients products
You will be responsible for the procurement of manufacturing equipment and miscellaneous items that are needed to support the manufacturing process.
Negotiating with new and existing suppliers will be an integral part of the role which also includes nationwide travel
350 SKU's
Minimum of 30 suppliers to manage
£5m spend
Supplier Sourcing
Tender preparation & Service Level Agreements

The Person


Impeccable communication skills
Category Buyer / Management experience
Fantastic negotiation skills
Happy to travel


CIPS Qualified or working towards
Tender management experience
3 years manufacturing experience in similar role

In return the client is offering:

£31,000 - £36,000
CIPS funding
Bonus Scheme
Pension Scheme (after 3 months)
23 days holiday plus bank holidays

The Company

A huge national company with sites all over the country, last year begun to manufacture certain products in house. Brilliant team in place and looking to grow it further.

If this Category Buyer role is of interest to you then please call me on 07766 508826 or email me on for more details.

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