A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Category Manager to join our procurement team based at our West Bromwich site. You will be responsible for developing and delivering the strategic procurement of our factory services and HR areas to ultimately save, improve business metrics and maximise supplier efficiencies. These areas will include recruitment, catering & vending, PPE and workwear, technical services (e.g. lab testing & accreditation, site hygiene, pest control), company car fleet, office supplies, consumer research. Experience in these areas is not essential, as long as you have a strong background in category management.
This role is leading a team of 2 and you will be overall accountable and the main escalation point for Factory Services and HR. You will hit the ground running, be able to influence at all levels, thrive within a fast-paced and ever changing environment where no day will ever be the same. You will be confident, good with numbers and contractually astute.
Some key responsibilities: