Category Buyer

25 July 20222022-07-25
LinkedIn ShareShare

Category Buyer

Bishop Auckland

£35,000 - £38,000 p/a

Recruit 12 have an excellent opportunity for a Category Buyer to play a pivotal role in the growth of our client. By developing & manage the sourcing strategy for externally purchased materials.

As a Category Buyer your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Creation and communication of sourcing strategies for allocated commodities, covering total spend across the business.
  • Management of supplier performance, coordinating SPM meetings to maximise performance.
  • NPI support including the identification and selection of materials, suppliers, technologies and processes.
  • Coordination of category strategies with key internal stakeholders.

To be successful as a Category Buyer, you must have:

  • An in-depth knowledge and experience of  RFI, RFQ & Supplier selection processes
  • Have a background in manufacturing is preferable.
  • Experience or be comfortable working within a multi-site role.
  • The confidence to deal with client/supplier concerns.

 What you will receive as a Category Buyer:

Attractive salary & benefits:

25 days holiday plus bank holidays

Access to Bravo Benefits Platform

Life Assurance


EAP Scheme

If you are excited by the prospect of joining a well-established organisation as a Category Buyer, please apply immediately.

Recruit 12 is a recruitment specialist working within the Automotive, Aerospace, and World Class manufacturing sectors.

Important: Please note Recruit 12 is only able to place into employment candidates that have a valid EU passport, a European Economic Area (EEA) passport or a valid UK visa.