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Category Buyer

Salary £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Location Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00043316
Published over 1 year ago

Job Description

Macildowie have a fantastic opportunity for a Category Buyer to join the distribution centre in Wakefield

Our client has an opening for a process driven Category Buyer to join a great team dealing with indirect purchasing that has a large departmental spend.

The Role

You will be responsible for:

Managing a portfolio of 20 - 30 suppliers
The evaluation of current and potential future suppliers to ensure the best suppliers are sourced and selected
Preparing contracts, tender documentation for review, SLA's and KPI's for suppliers
Preparing performance reviews for current suppliers to address any outstanding issues
Regular stakeholder engagement, both internal and external
Dealing with suppliers face to face where UK and European travel will be required

The Person

To be successful in this role you must:
Be CIPS qualified or at least working towards
Have experience in a similar role with a strong commercial knowledge of raw materials along with their relative global market place
Excellent stakeholder engagement both internal and external to increase strategy development
Be extremely creative and be keen to come forward with new ideas and innovations
Have a resilient personality and have a proven track record of influencing and gaining buy in from a range of levels and departments
Be eager to continue to develop their technical acumen
Be very process driven in following good buying practice
And be flexible with both UK and European travel

In return the client is offering:

£30,000 - £35,000 per annum
Profit related bonus
Company car
Possible study funding for CIPS
Other fantastic benefits

If this role is of interest to you then please contact Gareth Chapman on 07766 508826 or email him on - You can also connect with him on LinkedIn

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