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Category Manager - Glasgow

Ref: 909 Date Posted: Monday 26 Feb 2024

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Category Manager to make a significant contribution to the growth of our award–winning, global technology manufacturing business here at Peak Scientific.

Reporting to the Head of Supply Chain, you will be the Ambassador for Peak Supplier Relationship Management and responsible for developing and delivering effective category management purchasing strategies.

Your duties will include:

  • Develop and deliver effective category management purchasing strategies with set review periods – (i.e. Outsourcing, insourcing, vertically integrating etc, Kraljic Analysis).
  • Delivering a cost effective and autonomous supply chain through Risk Management Analysis.
  • Driving collaboration with Suppliers and Design Engineers for new product technological advances.
  • Driving variable cost savings, tracking commodities and lean engineering activities.
  • Key point of contact with suppliers on delivery and quality reliability, instigating and developing corrective and preventative action programmes with quality vendor engineer(s).
  • Undertaking supplier business and procurement audits ensuring compliance and to form strategic partnerships.
  • Challenging forecasts and ensure projected demands are effectively managed by suppliers.
  • Maintaining SAP with all contracts, validity periods, visit reports, audits and up-to-date supplier information.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree level (equivalent) in a ‘supply chain / procurement’ technical subject matter
  • Proven track record within a procurement environment
  • High system literacy (SAP, Excel, etc.)
  • Business Acumen

At Peak it’s important to us to attract individuals who fit our culture and our values: to put customers first, be innovative, stay agile, always respectful, and show pride & passion. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do, and we’re passionate about supporting our employees to reach their full potential and exceed our customers’ expectations.

Peak Scientific is a global leader in developing innovative gas generation solutions for analytical laboratories in a wide variety of industries including life sciences, biomedical, pharma, petrochemical and environmental. After over 20 years of sustained growth, Peak is well established as a dominant player in laboratory gas generation - a market which is estimated to be worth over £250m globally, and still growing. With over 20 overseas offices across every continent and nearly 700 staff globally, Peak is one of Scotland’s manufacturing success stories of the past decade. This is a rare opportunity to be a part of that, as we move into the next phase of growth, consolidation and global expansion with plans to establish new manufacturing and distribution capacity, both in the UK and internationally.

We offer a competitive package and opportunities to develop within an expanding international company.  If you have what it takes to be part of Peak, click APPLY!


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