Category Manager Group Purchasing
- Post Date:21st April 2023
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Domino Printing Sciences provides industrial printing expertise and reliable solutions to help the world’s manufacturers be sustainable and cut waste, while attracting, informing, and protecting consumers. Global manufacturers across the food and beverage, life sciences, personal care, agrochemical, and industrial sectors trust Domino to support them with innovative coding, marking, and digital printing solutions. Our products help ensure the success of manufacturers’ products by allowing them to create differentiated packaging, protect against counterfeiting, and ensure governmental and regulatory compliance. From best before dates on eggs, to serialised identifying codes on medicines, to batch codes on electronic components, to competition codes in confectionery, Domino helps to enable product safety, improved supply chain management, and brand protection.
About the role
Reporting to the Head of Group Purchasing and working within the Group Purchasing Team, this position offers an exciting opportunity to play a critical role in ensuring continued success of the Domino Business through responsibility and delivery of the Sourcing Strategies.
In this role you will have a chance to drive Global sourcing projects and improvement programmes to ensure that solutions that help Domino achieve their aspirations in terms of technology, resources, capability, and cost. You will be responsible for identifying and developing the optimal supply base, ensuring that new sources meet Group selection criteria and that best possible pricing and contractual terms are obtained for local and export requirements.
As an expert in procurement and sourcing strategy, you will be expected to provide leadership in sourcing, purchasing and supplier management best practice, while also assuring compliance and CSR requirements. You will need to demonstrate inquisitive nature and be able to conduct thorough research of the emerging trends and techniques in sourcing and purchasing practice and drive the adoption of appropriate practices to refine and deliver strategic objectives.
We are looking for someone who is degree qualified and/or have equivalent qualification e.g., CIPS/MCIPS. You must have experience of working in a strategic sourcing role within a fast-paced, technical environment and be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal abilities regarding management of complex relationships and negotiating contracts.
The successful candidate will have an experience of working with multi-functional teams, across different countries and cultures; be tenacious, resilient, and a team player, willing to take initiative for implementing changes and best practices as well as passionate about continuous improvement to achieve efficient and sustainable performance of the business. The development of global sourcing strategies for the assigned categories will play an increasing part in this role. The willingness and ability to operate proficiently in an intercultural, remote team setup and to travel occasionally will be essential.
We recognise that flexible homeworking can be beneficial and at Domino we want people to feel able to own the way they work. What is important is that we enable you to get the best from us and for us to get the best from you, whether that’s from your home office or on site, as long as we continue to collaborate and enable great outcomes for our customers.
As well as a competitive salary, we offer a generous benefits package including 25 days basic holiday (with the opportunity to buy and sell), a discretionary bonus, life insurance, medical insurance as well as scheme such as the Cycle Scheme and the Tech Scheme. We know that training and development is essential for us all to progress our careers and there will be lots of development opportunities to progress your career with Domino. We think Domino is a great place to work and this role will be fun, challenging and really rewarding. Our culture is built on our core values, Collaboration, Listening, Expertise, Ambition and Responsibility and if you join us you will become part of an award-winning global team. Please click on ‘Apply’ and you will be directed to a web form where you can upload your CV.
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