Category Manager (MRO/Engineering)

Manchester, England
Manufacturing and Engineering
GBP50000 - GBP55000 per annum 10% bonus

MRO/Engineering Procurement Manager – Major transport company – 12 months FTC - Manchester (hybrid) - £50,000-£55,000 based on experience plus package

Pod is supporting one of UK’s biggest transport provider as they go through a phase of massive growth and internal restructuring. They are currently looking for an experienced procurement professional to look after the MRO/engineering category (e.g., spares, vehicles maintenance, etc.) to join their team.

As MRO/Engineering Category manager, you will:

  • Take ownership of the allocated spend and look after the E2E procurement cycle for the MRO/engineering category
  • Support the procurement function - and wider business - to ensure growth and improvements
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with suppliers and major stakeholders
  • Manage contracts and performance and take action to mitigate risks

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong end-to-end procurement experience with the ability to run strategic sourcing projects, ideally within the MRO category or Directs category at least (e.g., raw materials)
  • Strong negotiation and stakeholder management skills
  • Ability work autonomously as well as cross-functionally supporting the whole business’ growth 

Please note this is a 12month contract and you’ll be required to work in the office twice per week. Salary for the position ranges between £50,000-£55,000 with a 10% bonus.

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