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Hydraulics Category Buyer

  • Location

    Stafford, Staffordshire

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum + Company Benefits

  • Contact:

    Chantal Partridge

  • Contact email:

    chantal.partridge@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    CP2155_1581950379

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-05-17

Category Buyer - Hydraulics


I have a Category Buyer role for an automotive manufacturing company based outside of Stafford. The role will be working with commodity strategy which will be around sourcing of pre-assembled Hydraulics, and Hydraulic components.

This role would be best suited for someone who is a Category manager, Commodity Manager, Commodity Buyer, Category Buyer, Technical Buyer, Engineering Buyer, Senior Buyer or a Purchasing Manager

Role responsibilities of the Category Buyer:

  • Ensuring appropriate suppliers are engaged early, and ensure parts are designed to cost and designed for manufacture.
  • To support /lead Global Supplier Nomination for components and systems.
  • To work in conjunction with Engineering to deliver the cost targets and delivery of NPI processes.
  • Responsible for negotiating Development Agreements and setting up reviews that deliver in line with Category Strategy.
  • Support Quality teams to ensure supplier meet Group and Category targets.
  • Responsible for compiling and delivering annual budgets for their category and supporting the execution of the global elements of the budget.
  • To negotiate Long Term Agreements and preferred payment terms
  • Conduct continuous risk assessment process and to ensure Business Continuity plans are in place.
  • Negotiate Warranty Agreements with nominated suppliers for NPI programmes.
  • Negotiate Suppliers agreements.
  • Conduct supplier evaluation reviews and drive key improvement actions.

Person Specification of the Senior Category Manager:

  • Proven procurement experience at a strategic level
  • Category or Commodity management experience
  • Experience in an Engineering/Manufacturing environment

Salary

£45,000 - £50,000


This role would be best suited for someone who is a Category manager, Commodity Manager, Commodity Buyer, Technical Buyer, Engineering Buyer, Senior Buyer or a Purchasing Manager

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