Category Buyer

Chorley, Lancashire

Job id:
LJA-74242724
Published:
27-06-2019
Expires:
10-07-2019
Job type:
Full-time
Salary level:£23,000 - £26,000  per year
Job sector:
Research and Development, Engineering and Science
Job id:
LJA-74242724
Published:
27-06-2019
Job type:
Full-time
Expires:
10-07-2019
Salary level:£23,000 - £26,000  per year
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Category Buyer - up to £25000 - Permanent - Buckshaw Village
The post holder will be responsible for providing procurement solutions to customer requirements therefore we are looking to hear from individuals that can demonstrate contract and supplier relationship management experience and can become the “go to” person for advice within your assigned category of products.
Role overview:
* To provide procurement solutions to customer requirements; including recommendations on standard product items and alternative available products.
* To expedite purchase orders; by request and based on achieving best price/maintenance of appropriate stock levels.
* To manage and develop suppliers, to include the implementation of specific supplier agreements.
* To have a commercial understanding and analysis of market movements and pricing, including the negotiation of prices.
* To develop, implement and deliver specific product and supplier strategies for assigned categories.
Person specification:
* A relevant qualification i.e. CIPS or working towards qualification.
* Sourcing and category management experience and expertise
* Experience in developing Category Management plans/strategies that have delivered improved quality, value for money and supply chain improvements
* Strong commercial skills and highly developed analytical skills.
* Contract and supplier relationship management expertise.
* Strong negotiation skills
Interested? Please submit your CV alongside your salary expectations to me

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