Global Category Buyer

Posted 26 February by SF Group

SF Group are currently recruiting for a Global Category Manager for a business based in Staffordshire.

You will be responsible for the category input and the commercial execution of a certain category. The role is also responsible for delivering the strategic direction of the category as agreed.

Main Purpose:

  • NPI:
    • Early supplier engagement
    • Ensure the agreed criteria is met
    • Negotiating agreements
  • Quality:
    • Support the quality teams to make sure the suppliers meet the group and category targets
    • Negotiate supplier warranty related activities
    • Carry out the required process for ensuring new suppliers meet the minimum requirements
    • Negotiate and agree audits
  • Cost:
    • Responsible for compiling and delivering an annual budget
    • Negotiate and agree appropriate targets on agreed commercial arrangements
  • Risk:
    • Negotiate and agree long term agreements

The ideal candidate will have the following skill set:

  • Category management
  • Budget & planning reporting
  • Supplier contracts
  • Project management skills
  • Worked in a purchasing role within a manufacturing environment
  • Global sourcing
  • NPI

Reference: 34558334

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