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Category Buyer in Peterlee, County Durham

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Peterlee, County Durham

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Negotiable

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Category Buyer
Peterlee
18 Month Contract
£32 per hour (Umbrella rate)

ARM are currently supporting one of our clients in Peterlee with the recruitment of a Category Buyer for an 18 month contract.

The Category Buyer is responsible for the purchase of machinery, equipment, parts, or services necessary for the business.

Requirements:

* Support execution of category strategy for Tailored Categories.
* Develop and manage suppliers' performance.
* Gain deep understanding of supply base in Europe and become a trusted advisor to internal customers.
* Managing policies, agreements, source catalogues, and special purchasing programs.
* Provide leadership for sourcing, logistics and resource management decisions.
* Lead continuous improvement initiatives and liaison with corresponding Category Buyers from other regions.
* Daily tasks such as but not limited to Invoice grief, Supplier shortages, Expediting materials.
* Evaluate and monitor contract performance.
* Liaise between Customers and Buyers in challenging situations.

Requirements:

* Previous Purchasing experience ideally within a Manufacturing business.
* Experience in developing working relationship with others inside and outside the department.
* English (advanced level); MS Office (Excel); good communications skills
* MCIPS qualified preferred.

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions.

Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Disclaimer:

This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission. Where the role is marked as Outside IR35 in the advertisement this is subject to receipt of a final Status Determination Statement from the end Client and may be subject to change.

Job reference 124291_1720708103
Date posted 11 July 2024

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