Category Buyer

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Category Buyer for our client within the Automotive/Engineering industry.

You will be responsible for the management of assigned categories with the below objectives:

- To become the recognised purchasing expert and lead

- To manage and maintain the effective supplies of those goods and services

- Process, analyse and report on all aspects of those goods and services

- To manage the relationships with suppliers

- To manage the relationships with internal and external customers

- Achieve best prices and best value to support individual and group targets

- Contract management

Requirements

- Strategic thinker with the ability to act on analysis and statistical data

- Ability to communicate at all levels

- Apply category management and strategic sourcing principles

- Delivery focused with a hands-on approach that enables strategies to be fully executed

- Highly commercial with a deep category knowledge of the assigned categories

- Excellent interpersonal, listening and negotiation skills

Excellent salary and package. Apply now or call Shannan on 02476 553553