Procurement Category Manager

Location UK / Northern Ireland

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Negotiable

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1445037

 Job Description

Terex are delight to announce that due to internal promotion we are now recruiting for a Procurement Category Manager to join our team in Northern Ireland. The role will be based from one of our Northern Ireland sites (Dungannon, Campsie, Omagh, Ballymoney).

The Procurement Category Manager is responsible for the development and execution of the category management and sourcing strategy for various direct material & services spend categories within the MP operating segment. The position holder will be accountable for working with various internal businesses in order to leverage Terex’s spend and achieve best value for money. In the last few years the procurement function went through an exciting period of change and is making the transition into being a true strategic, value add business function.


Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Sourcing and Selection of Preferred and Approved suppliers supporting Production and Spares.
  • Optimal Sourcing models in place to provide balance of local and low cost country suppliers.
  • Annual and event driven Price negotiation with Suppliers to drive year on year cost reductions.
  • Ensure Consistent contract terms are in place and documented.
  • Project Management across multi-functional teams to drive project deliverables.
  • Supplier Escalation point of contact for issues which cannot be solved at local manufacturing site level.
  • Drive focussed programmes with Suppliers to reduce delivery lead times.
  • Supplier Relationship Management. 


  • You should have a considerable track record of procurement expertise in a Global manufacturing organization dealing with a global supply base.
  • Degree educated in a Supply Chain, Procurement or Engineering discipline or equivalent experience, you will be able to demonstrate effective leadership, in both strategic and tactical decision making. CIPS accreditation, whilst not essential, is desirable.
  • Good English Language skills must and added advantage to have International Language skills
  • Expert knowledge of the stages in Vendor Sourcing and Management including identification, selection, approval and award through to ongoing development and strategic partnering.
  • Relevant buying and sourcing experience in direct material spend categories.
  • Needs to be able to demonstrate practical experience in price negotiations including application of raw material indices, foreign exchange impacts and other economic factors.
  • Ability to constructively interact with others across different geographies and time-zones.
  • A medium level of travel (approx. 35%) is envisaged. 

This above description is non-exhaustive and there may be additional duties in accordance with the role.

We reserve the right to enhance our selection criteria at the short listing stage, if required. 

The successful candidate will be offered an attractive salary plus a whole range of benefits that you would expect from a global market leading organisation.

Closing date for applications is Monday 14th October 2019 at 9am.

TEREX is an equal opportunity employer and appointments are based on merit. We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Terex Corporation is a $4.5 billion, publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services.  The company is passionate about producing equipment that improves the lives of people around the world.  Terex operations are global, yet each office or factory is a close-knit community.  Terex provides team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact.  The company values diversity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage and citizenship.  It encourages continuous improvement and offers free courses available through Terex University.  Women@Terex provides a supportive network for Terex women in their jobs and careers.  It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector.  Terex is a place where you can work and grow.  Come talk to us!