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Category Buyer - Packaging

Langley Search & Interim is retained by a global manufacturing business to find a Category Manager – Packaging to manage all packaging spend for the UK site.  Product areas include corrugated packaging, cellophane, sleeves and ribbons etc.  You will be capable of development in the role which initially will be systems based and will involve liaison with the warehouse, suppliers, internal stakeholders and others.

 

You will report to the UK Procurement Manager and the role may involve some travelling.  The role is based in Hertfordshire.

 

You will have the following:

  1. Ideally have some knowledge of some packaging procurement (although not essential) and used to working in a manufacturing environment
  2. Have a ‘can do’ attitude with excellent communication skills
  3. Tenacious and resilient under pressure – a completer finisher
  4. Proven ability to work well as part of a team
  5. Be able to use and learn about planning systems – computer savvy
  6. Good negotiation skills with a commercial approach
  7. Be willing to learn and develop yourself further
  8. Ideally of graduate calibre and be studying or be willing to study for CIPS qualifications

 

In return for your skills & experience a salary of up to £30-40k is offered plus benefits.

For further information please email your CV and full package details to Christina.Langley@langleysearch.com quoting 7660/CL

Langley Search & Interim supplies Interim IT Procurement Managers in UK.  Langley Search & Interim supplies a unique blend of interim and permanent recruitment solutions for jobs in procurement, supply chain, operational excellence and transformation roles across the UK, Europe and internationally.  We work with blue chips, privately owned businesses, the public sector and start-ups across the Consumer, Industrial & Manufacturing, Public Sector, Technology and Professional Services Sectors. As the leading niche recruitment partner in procurement, supply chain, operational excellence and transformation jobs Langley Search & Interim also provides valued career advice and support to candidates.

Key skills and areas: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, Packaging Procurement, Contract negotiation, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, stakeholder management, purchasing

Please note: Due to the high volume of applications we receive for posted roles, unfortunately we are unable to respond to each applicant.  If we have not been in contact within a week, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion. We thank you for your continued interest in working with Langley Search & Interim.

 

Interim Proc Manager - Capex

Langley Search & Interim is retained by a global manufacturing business to find an Interim Manager to support their capital equipment buying and to manage minor works contracts both in the UK and internationally. You will report to the Procurement Director and the role will involve some international travel.  The role is based in Hertfordshire with some home working available.

 

You will have the following:

  1. Deep knowledge and experience in managing the capital equipment & minor works areas both in the UK and internationally.
  2. Be self standing and able to deliver without much support – gets things done!
  3. Excellent negotiation, contract drafting and delivery skills
  4. Excellent communication skills – able to work with internal & external stakeholders at all levels. A good influencer
  5. A team player – not interested in the glory, but who will drive to get results
  6. Ideally of graduate calibre and CIPS qualified

 

In return for your skills & experience a competitive day rate is offered.

Interested? Please email your CV and last/current day rate or package to Christina.Langley@langleysearch.com quoting 7662/CL

Langley Search & Interim supplies Interims in the UK & Internationally.  Langley Search & Interim supplies a unique blend of interim and permanent recruitment solutions for jobs in procurement, supply chain, operational excellence and transformation roles across the UK, Europe and internationally.  We work with blue chips, privately owned businesses, the public sector and start-ups across the Consumer, Industrial & Manufacturing, Public Sector, Technology and Professional Services Sectors. As the leading niche recruitment partner in procurement, supply chain, operational excellence and transformation jobs Langley Search & Interim also provides valued career advice and support to candidates.

Key skills and areas: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, Capital equipment buying, capex, infrastructure procurement, contract negotiation, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, stakeholder management, purchasing

Please note: Due to the high volume of applications we receive for posted roles, unfortunately we are unable to respond to each applicant.  If we have not been in contact within a week, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion. We thank you for your continued interest in working with Langley Search & Interim.

Interim Proc Manager - Air Freight

Langley Search & Interim is retained by a global manufacturing business to find an Interim Manager to review their global air & sea freight spend.  This process will involve the development of a longer term category plan with detailed analysis of spend with 3rd parties, benchmarking & review of current contracts, drawing up RFI/RFQ’s if required and working down their supply chains to elicit benefits.

You will report to the Procurement Director and the role will involve some international travel.  The role is based in Hertfordshire although currently there is some home working available.

You will have the following:

  1. Deep knowledge and experience in managing the air & sea freight category with proven evidence of delivering in this category
  2. Excellent programme and project manager experience
  3. The ability to work strategically and tactically to develop and implement the category plan – not frightened to get into the detail but able to helicopter up strategically
  4. Excellent analysis skills including use of Excel spreadsheets and other tools
  5. Excellent communication skills – able to work with Board level stakeholders and senior people in key current and potential suppliers. A good influencer
  6. A team player – not interested in the glory, but who will drive to get results
  7. Excellent negotiation skills with a developed and balanced commercial approach
  8. Ideally of graduate calibre and CIPS qualified

In return for your skills & experience an appropriate day rate is offered.

Interested? Please email your CV and last/current day rate or package to Christina.Langley@langleysearch.com quoting 7661/CL

Langley Search & Interim supplies Interims in the UK & Internationally.  Langley Search & Interim supplies a unique blend of interim and permanent recruitment solutions for jobs in procurement, supply chain, operational excellence and transformation roles across the UK, Europe and internationally.  We work with blue chips, privately owned businesses, the public sector and start-ups across the Consumer, Industrial & Manufacturing, Public Sector, Technology and Professional Services Sectors. As the leading niche recruitment partner in procurement, supply chain, operational excellence and transformation jobs Langley Search & Interim also provides valued career advice and support to candidates.

Key skills and areas: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, Logistics Procurement, Air Freight, Sea Freight, Procurement, Contract negotiation, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, stakeholder management, purchasing

Please note: Due to the high volume of applications we receive for posted roles, unfortunately we are unable to respond to each applicant.  If we have not been in contact within a week, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion. We thank you for your continued interest in working with Langley Search & Interim.

Senior Category Manager/Category Manager

Langley Search & Interim is searching for a Senior Category Manager/Category Manager - Directs for a large manufacturing client, based in Leicestershire, with multiple locations across the UK.  This role sits within Group Procurement.

You will work on direct procurement projects & areas which involve multiple sites across the Group. Your approach will be collaborative & team orientated and you will be able to evidence that you deliver.  Procurement is established internally and there is a huge opportunity to deliver value for money (above and beyond just savings) including supporting innovation and risk management.  Key to success will be your ability to build strong relationships across multiple sites and functional areas with credibility - building strong relationships with the supply base and customers will also be essential.

Ideally you will have CIPS or be studying for this qualification and be of graduate calibre.  You should be mobile to travel across the UK.

In return for your experience and expertise a salary of up to £65k is offered plus car, bonus & pension. 

For further information please submit your CV & full package details to Christina.Langley@langleysearch.com quoting 7641/Perm/CL

Langley Search & Interim supplies Category Managers  & buyers in Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire & the East Midlands. Langley Search & Interim supplies a unique blend of interim and permanent recruitment solutions for jobs in procurement and the supply chain across the UK, Europe and internationally.  We work with blue chips, privately owned businesses, the public sector and start-ups across the Manufacturing Consumer, Industrial, Public Sector, Technology and Professional Services Sectors. As the leading niche recruitment partner in procurement and supply chain jobs, Langley Search & Interim also provides valued career advice and support to candidates.

Key skills and areas: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, buyer, senior buyer, ingredients Procurement,  contract negotiation, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, stakeholder management, purchasing

Please note: Due to the high volume of applications we receive for posted roles, unfortunately we are unable to respond to each applicant.  If we have not been in contact within a week, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion. We thank you for your continued interest in working with Langley Search & Interim.

 

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