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Senior Category Manager - Steel

  • Location

    Staffordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chantal Partridge

  • Contact email:

    chantal.partridge@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    CP1959_1555433880

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-15

Senior Category Manager - Steel/Metals


I have a high-level category manager role for an automotive manufacturing company based outside of Stafford. The role will be working with a large commodity portfolio which will be metals, and they need someone who has experience in this area.

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

Role responsibilities of the Senior Category Manager:

  • Ensure that strategies and preferred partners are engaged early on NPIP projects.
  • Responsible for Global Supplier Nomination for components
  • Agree cost targets and delivery of these throughout the NPI process.
  • To be responsible for approving new suppliers
  • Set targets for achieving preferred Warranty Agreements with key existing suppliers.
  • Responsible for delivering annual budgets on a Global basis and provide a monthly cost movement report
  • To promote activity within the supply base and support the implementation of approved projects.
  • To ensure that payment terms within the category are preferred.
  • To ensure Long Term Agreements are in place with Key suppliers.
  • To ensure that preferred Warranty Agreements are in place with 'core' suppliers
  • To ensure that there is enough capacity within the supply base
  • Setting the strategic direction that is in line with the expectations of the business and lead a team of Buyers.
  • To be responsible for recruiting and forming a team that can support both the ongoing management of the category and the needs of NPI programmes.
  • To provide leadership and support with regards to the team member's individual progression.
  • Leading the development and deployment of Global Category Strategies.
  • To ensure that formal supplier evaluation reviews take place with appropriate suppliers.

Person Specification of the Senior Category Manager:

  • Proven managerial experience
  • 10 years relevant experience
  • Experience in an Engineering/Manufacturing environment
  • Global sourcing experience

Salary

£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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