Global Category Manager
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Senior Category Manager
This is an opportunity for a category to join a large innovative company in Staffordshire. This is a key role within the organisation and will require you to demonstrate the ability to manage a global supplier base and implement strategies across the UK and wider world. You're new role will involve managing a team of buyers, developing suppliers, driving innovation and ensuring best practices are applied globally.
To be successful in your application you will need to have Global Category or Commodity Management experience and ideally Global, Far East or EMEA Spend focusing on Engineering components such as Hydraulics.
You will be responsible for sourcing product and raw material, building relationships with key suppliers and driving down costs. The main supplier base will be across the Far East, mainly India and China. The main challenge of the roles revolves around the commodities, in particular steel and castings.
>Lead global supplier relationship management activities
>Global Category Strategies
>Implement Long Term Agreements and Contracts
>Risk assessment for nominated supply chain
>Raw material buying
> Supplier management
>Co-ordinate supplier Innovation
>Provide support to the Supply Chain function
>Purchasing in a Manufacturing Environment
>Global, Far Eastern Sourcing
>An appreciation of Lean Techniques
>New Product Introduction process
Clean working environment with ample room for progression, competitive salary, free parking, and generous holiday and employee benefits.
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