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Date Added: Sat 17/10/2020

Consumables And Fasteners - Senior Buyer

Doncaster, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: 30000 - 34000

Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain are delighted to be partnered with a leader wholesale / distribution business looking for a Category Lead.
In conjunction with the Head of Procurement and your team develop and implement the Category strategy for all consumables and fasteners  Manage and develop your portfolio of suppliers and specifically co-ordinate Unipart's interface with the associated suppliers to ensure products and services purchased lead to improving value and service to Unipart's customers and meet Unipart's company aims, contributing to business growth Manage the team of buyers to deliver the objectives for your category Undertake the purchasing process from cradle to grave for all the products within the supplier portfolio in accordance with company procedure and practices to ensure required availability of product at lowest total cost  Ensure the maintenance of accurate SAP master data for your category to ensure timely bid responses to meet customer deadlines and to maximise new business winning opportunities and growth Ideal background:  Experienced purchasing professional, Ideally CIPS Professional(or studying for same)  Excellent commercial acumen  Strong negotiation skills  Excellent inter-personal, Stakeholder engagement and relationship building skills  Ability to implement category and supplier plans, completer finisher  Ability to analyse, interpret and make recommendations to the business from data collated  Effective communication skills, written and oral  Experience in negotiating and implementing contracts  Excellent presentation and report writing skills  Ability to articulate Procurement Strategy, obtain buy-in and align to suppliers strategy DESIRABLE CRITERIA:-  Operational procurement awareness  IT Literate.
 SAP experience  Change management experience
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