Category Specialist

Job Title: Category Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: CBD & Inner Suburbs
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1008700
Contact Name: Sean Johnson
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 19, 2020 18:32

Job Description

Troocoo are partnering with an emerging manufacturer with strong ties to the renewable energy business. Headquartered in Australia they are growing their presence significantly within the manufacture of equipment to support the global electric vehicle industry.
We are on the lookout for an experienced Category Specialist reporting directly to the Head of Global Procurement for an initial 12-month contract period. You will ensure effective procurement and supply chain strategy is formulated and followed to ensure continuity of supply and strong commercial procurement practice. 

It is essential that applicants have experience in a manufacturing based sourcing setting with electronics understanding highly desirable.

You would display the following skills:
  • 5+ years prior experience in a similar procurement / category management role;
  • Experienced sourcing, supply and procurement of parts / equipment / materials;
  • A background in production / materials within the heavy manufacturing industry is preferred;
  • Comfortable in the engineering space with an understanding of technical drawings and engineering processes;
  • Confident in MRP process and general materials;
  • A proven background improving customer service whilst optimising supply;
  • End to end category management experience, preferably in a heavy industry or manufacturing space;
  • Knowledge of the electrical or manufacturing industry would be beneficial.
 Individuals will have the following personal attributes:
  • Exceptional communicator;
  • Strong personal drive;
  • Calm under pressure;
  • Ethical in all that you do and how you work;
  • Detailed and organised;
  • A genuine team player and easy to work with
You will be rewarded with great opportunity to join an emerging leader in the industry they operate in and a business poised for further growth in partnership with the renewables sector. It is preferred that applicants have tertiary qualifications in a technical discipline and further training in the supply chain / procurement industry will be held in high regard.
For more information or a general discussion regarding your career please contact Sean Johnson – Director Projects, Procurement and Operations on 07 3054 1128 /

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