Category Manager - Plumbing & Heating

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Permanent Full Time
Wolverton, Milton Keynes
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Category Manager - Plumbing & Heating

We have an exciting opportunity for a Category Manager with a background in Plumbing & Heating to join the team in Milton Keynes.

The Category Manager will:

  • Build effective working relationships with the supplier base, operational businesses and other central functions.
  • Drive the delivery of strategic category plans.
  • Ensure that Buildbase are compliant and proactive in all legislative, social and economic developments, and support the Buildbase CSR agenda.
  • Provide excellent customer service to operational colleagues and suppliers.
  • Perform any other duties that may be deemed necessary or as may be required by the company.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Experience of Category Management and Procurement, strong track record of proven delivery.
  • Specialist knowledge of the Plumbing & Heating category.
  • Excellent communication skills and is confident and authoritative.
  • Focused and self-motivated.
  • Methodical with good attention to detail.
  • Acts as a change agent, proactively introducing innovation to the function.

In return you will recieve:

  • 23 days annual leave
  • a contributory pension scheme
  • a discretionary company bonus scheme
  • a fantastic discounted shopping website
  • a generous staff discount scheme
  • a range of training and development programmes to help you progress your career

Grafton GB is a highly successful organisation within the building and plumbing merchants industry. We are a FTSE 250 company which trades from over 400 locations nationwide, employs approximately 5,000 staff and have a turnover in excess of £1bn. Our businesses or ‘brands’ are leading merchants and specialists in their own fields.



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