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  • Location

    Northampton

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Emma Lack

  • Contact email:

    emma.lack@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    EL3335_1652692665

Butler Ross have an excellent opportunity for a confident and proactive Indirect Category Manager to join the procurement and supply chain team within a global manufacturing business based in Northampton. This position is ideal for a successful Buyer ready for the next step in their career. The role is offered at a salary of up to £40,000 dependent on experience.

Successful candidates will have previous experience within purchasing or procurement as a Buyer, Senior Buyer, Category Buyer or Category Manager of indirect goods and services in a manufacturing environment.

Role responsibilities of the Indirect Category Manager:

  • Identifying opportunities to make cost savings
  • Managing the tendering process from start to finish
  • Effectively summarising and presenting recommendations to management
  • Evaluating price increases and analysing markets to compare
  • Overseeing procurement for all indirect categories and some materials

Personal specification of the Indirect Category Manager:

  • A confident individual who can interact effectively with suppliers
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Strong IT skills including MS Office packages
  • Versatile with the ability to adapt to changing situations
  • Experience with negotiating contracts and involvement in tender processes

This position will be suited to you If you have held a role within purchasing or procurement as a: Buyer, Indirect Buyer, Senior Buyer, Category Buyer, Category Specialist, Category Manager, Purchasing Coordinator or Procurement Coordinator.

If this role looks of interest to you and you meet the above specification, I would love to hear from you so please do apply or get in contact with any questions.