Procurement Category Manager

Procurement Category Manager – Engineering | Midlands | Well established UK brand

£55,000 -£60,000 + £5,000 + 20% bonus and great benefits



There are exciting changes afoot in this well-known company in the Midlands. Due to growth within the business, they have an additional headcount to come in and lead some key strategic projects across Capital Expenditure and MRO spend. You will be accountable for this area of spend and work as part of a larger category management function, reporting into an experienced Head of Procurement. The organisation are going through some exciting changes and see Procurement as a critical team in helping them realise their potential over the coming few years.


What the role involves:

As a Procurement Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing Capital Expenditure and MRO (spare parts) and managing all key strategic contracts in this area.

Develop and lead breakthrough business projects in spend categories using advanced category management tools

Drive significant, measurable & sustainable business advantage, exceeding year on year targets

Understand full life cycle costs and develop appropriate cost/procurement models for decision making and performance reporting in specific spend categories

Develop flexible, robust supplier networks capable of meeting the dynamic needs of the business

Ensure procurement support is provided to other improvement projects across the business.

Lead the improvement in the efficiency and effectiveness of just in time deliveries throughout the supply chain.


The person we hope to find:

Strong end to end procurement sourcing and category management experience

Category experience in Capital Expenditure/ MRO/ Engineering spend

Demonstrable record of delivering significant tangible financial benefits

Strong analytical and financial capabilities

Strong commercial acumen/negotiating skills

Developed interpersonal and influencing skills

Sourcing experience with a strategic, results-based orientation

Degree educated/ CIPS qualified desirable (but not essential)


Salary and Benefits:

£55,000 -£60,000 + £5,000 + 20% bonus and great benefits


If you are a Procurement Manager and are looking for your next challenge in a progressive and well-established company and have an interest in working within the Engineering and Capex/ MRO category area, then this could be a great opportunity for you.


For more information, please apply directly, or by emailing the latest copy of your CV and contact details to


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