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Category Manager (Engineering)

  • Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 28/11/2016
  • Job reference: J356473A

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Category Manager (Engineering)

Category Manager (Engineering) required for a large and ever expanding FTSE 100 global engineering organisation. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Category Manager/Specialist coming from an engineering background to join a large organisation with a newly implemented category management structure. This will involve the execution of the procurement and supply chain strategy, delivering strategic sourcing, negotiation and supplier management.

As a Category Manager (Engineering) your responsibilities will include:

  • Category management; Manage a portfolio of goods and services including mechanical and electrical parts, fabrication and technical services
  • Strategic sourcing; Market engagement, tendering, negotiation and contract award activities
  • Supplier management; Support the restructuring of the supply base, managing supplier performance and supporting the implementation to group contracts
  • Implementing sourcing and supplier management initiatives through the running and delivering of end to end sourcing projects
  • Maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders and support operational activities including bidding

To be considered for this Category Manager (Engineering) position you will have the following experience/skills:

  • Seasoned experience in a Strategic Sourcing or Category Management position
  • Good category knowledge of the engineering services category i.e. mechanical and electrical parts, fabrication, build to print, technical services
  • Evidence of delivering procurement savings and negotiating costs
  • Supplier and stakeholder management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • CIPS qualification (desirable)

There will be 40% travel across the country to visit supplier/project sites.

This is a great opportunity to work within a very successful and growing organisation, providing hands on experience within a diverse industry. It will suit an experienced Category Manager, Category Specialist, Purchasing Manager, Procurement Manager, Sourcing Specialist or Principal Buyer.


£30,000 - £55,000 + benefits



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