Senior Category Buyer

Blackpool Permanent £45,500 - £55,000 per year
  • Remote and hybrid working - one day a week in Blackpool
  • Indirect procurement opportunity

About Our Client

Our client is a leading player in the industrial/manufacturing sector, with a global footprint and a workforce of over 1000 dedicated employees. The company is renowned for its commitment to innovation, sustainability, and the production of high-quality products.

Job Description

  • Manage and develop supplier relationships to ensure high-quality service and cost-effective deals.
  • Lead negotiation of contracts to secure advantageous terms and conditions.
  • Develop and implement strategic procurement initiatives to drive cost savings.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to forecast demand and ensure supply.
  • Conduct market analysis to identify potential suppliers and products.
  • Ensure compliance with procurement policies and procedures.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives within the procurement function.
  • Manage procurement projects from inception to completion.

The Successful Applicant

A successful 'Senior Category Buyer' should have:

  • Indirect procurement experience
  • Experience in a similar role within the industrial/manufacturing sector.
  • Strong negotiation skills and a track record of securing advantageous contracts.
  • A thorough understanding of procurement processes and supplier management.
  • Proven ability to lead cost-saving initiatives and procurement projects.
  • Excellent communication and team collaboration skills.

What's on Offer

  • A competitive salary in the range of £45,500 - 55,00, plus up to a 10% bonus.
  • Flexible working with c1-2 days in office
  • An opportunity to join a leading company in the industrial/manufacturing sector.
  • A supportive and innovative work environment.

If you're looking to take the next step in your procurement career within a leading company, this Senior Category Buyer role offers a fantastic opportunity. We encourage interested candidates to apply.

Sarah Burgoyne
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Phone number
+44 113 388 9073

Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Indirect Procurement
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Sarah Burgoyne
Consultant phone
+44 113 388 9073
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