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.

EMPLOYMENT WITHIN THE ARNOLD CLARK GROUP IS OFFERED SUBJECT TO SATISFACTORY REFERENCE AND DISCLOSURE CHECK.

Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview.

Benefits

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.