Category Manager, Northamptonshire

Salary: £55K
Sector: Supply Chain
Location: Northamptonshire
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Category Manager

£50,000 – £55,000 (D.O.E) + Car +Company Pension
Northamptonshire
Mon-Fri // Hybrid Working

About the Role

Accredited great place to work. As a Category Manager you will develop, implement, and review a category plan that leverages the company’s scale and efficiency with suppliers to re-duce cost of goods, optimise terms and improve profitability, whilst maintaining security of supply.

Key responsibilities:

· Identification of appropriate suppliers and vendors. Verify suitability and accreditation.
· Accountability of negotiation of supply arrangements, delivering best value for total cost and reliability.
· Selecting supplied materials to satisfy requirements sand technical specifications.
· Seeking ideas to improve cost, quality, and market advantage.
· Organising transport for delivery and maintaining records of agreements, contracts, and pric-ing.

About you

· Graduate (preferred), or working towards a recognised purchasing, supply chain or business qualification.
· At least 5 years’ experience in a purchasing role, preferably in an FMCG industry.
· Skilled negotiator, track record of cost savings.
· Proactively seeks opportunities to improve efficiency in planning and organising.
· Organisational skills, manages workload effectively.

Meet your consultant
Manch - Noah Dury
noah.dury@drnewitt.com

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