Category Manager

Category Manager (Transportation & Logistics) – Bath or Manchester – Permanent – up to £55k plus Bonus

Category Manager required to join a global business in Bath to implement sourcing strategies for the companies Logistics requirements including Road Freight, Sea Freight, Air Freight and Warehousing.

Reporting to the Procurement Director you will use your understanding of the market and supply base to deliver cost savings amongst the Logistics Suppliers. Main responsibilities will include defining and managing the sourcing strategy for Logistics, risk analysis, create commodity plans, commercial negotiations and work cross functionally with other teams in the business to deliver sourcing strategies.

This is a Global role with some travel to Europe, US and Asia.

Suitable applicants will have a strong understanding of the Logistics category and suppliers along with proven strategic procurement experience of making costs savings and delivering results with a portfolio of logistics suppliers. You will have a good understanding of Logistics Cost Models along with experience of the sourcing/tendering process. Candidates with experience of working for a manufacturing company or a 3PL will be considered.

To apply for this role please email your CV to or contact Lisa Pinhorne on 02392 322313.

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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