Category Buyer - Procurement Department South Street

Competitive plus benefits

  • Permanent
  • Glasgow

We are currently recruiting for the following position to be based in our Procurement Department, Glasgow.

Category Buyer

The successful candidate will have experience and a proven track record in the following;

Core Skills / Experience

Sound knowledge of strategic purchasing across a range of categories built up from considerable experience within procurement. Alongside a good understanding of supply chain management principles. Previous experience in the following key elements are required;

• Leading category Sourcing reviews
• Management of key suppliers (or categories)
• Proactive approach to business development
• A proven track record of delivery
• Strong stakeholder engagement
• Drive for change
• Strong negotiation skills

Secondary Skills / Experience
Having an understanding of a transactional purchasing process would be beneficial;
Goods Ordering, Purchase Orders, Goods Receipting, Invoicing, Setting up new suppliers / Purchase Ledgers.

Personal characteristics will show a self- motivated individual, the drive for change must be intrinsic with regard improvements in efficiency, cost and /or quality (at a big picture level).

A high degree of IT literacy covering standard Microsoft packages (such as Excel, Powerpoint and Word) is required, alongside a full driving licence.

This successful candidate will have a great opportunity in a team which is at the heart of Arnold Clarks investment for the future.


Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview.


Every Arnold Clark employee is entitled to a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Discount on new and used vehicles
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance

About Arnold Clark

Arnold Clark is Europe’s largest independent car dealer with over 200 dealerships across the UK. You could be part of our continued success.

  • Over 10,000 employees
  • AM Retailer of the Year 2016
  • Annual turnover of over £3 billion
  • 23 new car franchises
  • Retails over 250,000 vehicles per year
  • Servicing, Repairs, MOTs & Tyres

Employment with Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure check. Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview. Some benefits are only available after a qualifying period.