Purchasing Category Manager - Lurgan

Purchasing Category Manager 

Are you looking for autonomy and ownership in a role? 

What you’ll do: 

You will work for one of NI’s top FMCG companies as a Purchasing Category Manager supporting them to develop new relationships, manage existing relationships & find cost savings. You’ll manage performance and risk to ensure that the business can meet its contractual obligations. 

Specifically, you’ll develop and improve supplier relationships in transport, warehousing/storage, packaging/ingredients/detergents, lab consumables/testing, HR services and other categories as the role develops. 

Working with the Business Quality Assurance team, you’ll develop, implement, and maintain quality systems.  

What you’ll get: 

  • Pension 10% employer contribution 

  • Health cash plan 

  • Life assurance (3x salary) 

  • Annual Bonus 

  • Subsidised on-site canteen 

  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity leave 

What you’ll have:  

  • CIPS qualified or working towards 

  • Minimum 3 years' experience of working in a senior purchasing role ideally FMCG  

  • Experience of managing and issuing tender documents 

  • Experience in supplier management and product approval, audits and continuous improvement 

Don’t worry if you don’t have an up-to-date CV, we can deal with that detail later 



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