A leading Global Manufacturing business is currently looking to recruit a Interim Category Buyer who has experience of Category Management within a fast paced manufacturing environment. £20-30 per hour Ltd.
You will also be responsible for selecting, agreeing and managing a range of Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 suppliers mainly from the Automotive Industry. You will develop relationships with these suppliers to deliver value and benefits to the business, the client and supply partners.
Developing, implementing and deliver the required Category Management activities for Project operations
Applying effective procurement practices to result in achieving improved terms with suppliers, adoption of a preferred supplier structure and on time supply to demand
Support business development activities and ensure that all supply chain risks are bounded at the point of contract and passed appropriately through the supply chain
Liaise regularly and collaborate with appropriate members of the Procurement functions to optimise leverage opportunities
Champion the Procurement process with business stakeholders
Complete periodic supplier reviews to mitigate risk, drive costs down and achieve efficiencies from smart buying principles
Reduce the overall risk of supply into the business by ensuring all appropriate monitoring, analysis, control, contracting and governance activities are enacted
Experience of working in large corporate procurement departments
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
Strong strategic sourcing and stakeholder management skills
Strong people management skills
Category management experience
Preparation and implementation of the procurement sourcing strategies
Key Words Purchasing Procurement Buyer Category Supply Chain
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