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Category Manager – Indirects

Flexible Location

  • Ref: NTXTG379412
  • Closes: 2019-02-26

Title: Category Manager – Indirects

Site: Warwick

Tulip Ltd is the UK’s leading food solutions business, supplying all major food retailers, wholesalers and foodservice companies with a wide range of quality meat products. If you have an appetite for more, this could be the role for you.

Delivering business success through our people

We are currently looking for a talented Category Manager within the indirect category to join the Danish Crown Procurement team in the UK. Reporting into Denmark, you will be responsible for maximising the commercial benefit by clustering total material consumption across business units. This includes reducing risk in the supply chain whilst increasing the overall value from the supply base.

As a Category Manager, you will be responsible for securing clear category strategy within specific material category. You will engage proactively with stakeholders to secure aligned decisions and gain access to innovation from suppliers and market.

You will be educated to degree level or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience, hold a relevant business or purchasing qualification (CIPS) You will have a proven track record of delivering strong business results from a similar position, ideally Factory Hygiene or facility Services Management. Project Management skills and Sourcing Process Management skills are an added advantage. A strong business acumen and excellent analytical skills, you will be proficient in negotiating and contract management with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels. You can demonstrate a proven record working in a performance driven culture.

Our people really make the difference

• Act with responsibility and integrity

• Are best in class

• Do the right thing

• Share their knowledge

• Support and help others

• Work together & contribute

• Seek out improvements

• Don’t let our customer down

• Are ambitious

• Hold industry recognised qualifications or are interested in obtaining a qualification

What We bring to the table

As an international organisation, we pride ourselves on creating high quality food and exceed many recognised industry standards. We care about our people and offer an excellent package including:

• Life insurance and pension to all of our employees

• Wellbeing activities and support, including mini health MOT’s, fruity Friday and more

• Learning opportunities

• Competitive holiday entitlement

• Long service awards

• Subsidised restaurant or vending machines at the majority of our sites

• Discounted staff shop at many of our sites

• On site free parking

• Discounts on retail, food, cinema, travel and much more

If you are as serious about food as we are and ready to help us make a difference, we would like to hear from you.

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