Global Category Lead – Automotive Chemicals

Location
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary
Highly competitive salary package
Posted
16 Feb 2018
Closes
02 Mar 2018
Ref
173
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

As the exclusive and retained partner for Johnson Matthey – a FTSE 100 Global Blue Chip organisation with operations in over 30 countries and sales exceeding £3.5bn – we are keen to speak with experienced, innovative, and creative Global Category Leaders who have a solid track-record within transformational & global businesses.

With extensive experience of evolving and integrating Global Category Management strategies, building, mentoring, and motivating high performing Category teams, you will report directly to the Global Procurement Director - Directs. You will work across a number of business divisions and international markets and play a pivotal role within the Global Procurement organisation.  

Key responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with the Global Procurement Director and Category team to develop, implement and embed strategic sourcing strategies and drive best value
  • Previous experience of Automotive Chemicals Category leadership would be advantageous.
  • Coaching and upskilling procurement capability
  • Building sustainable relationships both externally and internally and achieving the savings targets as defined are all critical to the success of this role

To apply, you must be an experienced Category Leader with significant exposure to International Markets and have experience in the relevant categories of spend. You will have been part of a Global procurement organisation where you have influenced, supported, and worked with a diverse range of stakeholders requiring a tailored and collaborative approach.

Apply now for immediate consideration.