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Purchasing Category Manager
- Purchasing Category Manager for Europe.
- Categories include Chemicals, Solvents and food stuffs.
About Our Client
My client is a leading manufacturer and marketer of flavour and fragrance systems.
- Assumes leadership for assigned categories across Europe. You will also be responsible for category strategies whilst aligning and proactively driving initiatives for raw material purchases.
- Responsible for functional guideline to local purchasers.
- Identifies, visits and qualifies new suppliers for category through negotiated pricing and consolidation techniques.
- Prepares contracts with suppliers for category.
- Implements sourcing strategies.
- Hold quarterly reviews whit suppliers and units to create actions.
The Successful Applicant
You will be an experienced Purchasing Professional with working knowledge of supplier negotiations, supplier contracting, value analysis techniques and thinking out of the box.
past experience working through procurement strategies and strategic sourcing.
Strong negotiation and leadership skills.
Understanding of purchasing software.
What's on Offer
£40.000 - £64,000 experience dependant.