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Global Procurement Category Analyst - Metal

  • Sector: Consulting & Strategy
  • Location: Billingham, County Durham
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 26/02/2019
  • Duration: 1 month
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The Role:
Global Procurement Category Analyst - Metal Chemicals and Parts
Location: (UK)

Job Purpose
As part of the overall refresh of my clients strategy, it has been agreed that we should focus on procurement excellence as a priority area to start working more collaboratively across geographies and sectors.
In order to achieve this, we are developing and implementing a new procurement operating model - Raising our capability including the creation of global procurement to work in collaboration with the sectors.

As a Global Procurement Category Analyst you will collate and analyse Procurement Management Information from a variety of sources to enable informed decisions to be made in procurement strategy, planning and development of category plans.
You will also research on economic trends in key supply markets, cross-sector comparisons and monthly status reports.

Key responsibilities
* Conduct analyses on spend data/researching trends
* Assists Category Lead / Manager by conducting supply market research
* Updates key market indices
* Assists in spend data analysis and financial analyses
* Compare spend, prices and performance across sectors and sites
* Assists in preparing monthly procurement performance status reports
* Upholds internal and external policies, regulations and law
* Liaison with procurement staff at all levels to support development of category plans
* Liaison with procurement staff at all levels to analyse contract spend and trends
* To carry out any other duties which are within the employee's skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed

* A degree, ideally in either Finance, Business, or Engineering
* Experience in financial analysis, product costing and/or engineering experience
* Familiarity with purchasing and supply chain
* Strong data analysis skills
* Be comfortable with a broad range of research tools and technologies,
* Analytics and basic financial analyses
* Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
* Ability to work well in a dynamic environment.
* Ability to bridge financial data
* Experience within the Automotive; FMCG and/or Chemical Industry
* Knowledge of commodity markets and associated pricing risk management options

The Company:
Battery Technologies comprises R&D programmes in advanced battery materials and Battery Systems, which specialises in the design, development and manufacture of integrated battery systems.

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