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Global Category Manager - Packaging

Salary £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + car + bonus
Location Northamptonshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00043569
Published over 1 year ago

Job Description

Global Category Manager Plastics and Packaging
£80k + package

The successful Global Category Manager will be responsible for managing a global category team (6 direct reports) to ensure that the spend across a range of plastics and packaging is reviewed, managed and optimised accordingly and in line with global and key stakeholder objectives.

Key Accountabilities will include but not be limited too:
- Develop and execute purchasing strategies across all plastic and packaging categories to leverage spend on both a regional and global level
- Work with both internal and external stakeholders to develop specific strategies to optimise quality, cost and delivery
- Develop on going price management and sustainability programs
- 20% travel (mainly European)
- Training and development of the team

Experience and skill set required:
- Previous procurement experience within FMCG
- Global spend and team management
- Breadth of plastics/packaging sourcing experience
- Proven stakeholder management and influencing capabilities at all levels
- Team management and coaching expertise

This is a position working for a globally recognised brand.

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