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Procurement Category Manager

Procurement Category Manager

Job ID:  3401
Department:  Tooling & Supplies
Category:  Tooling & Supplies

Great Yarmouth, GB

Employment Type:  Permanent


Company Overview

Gibb Tools & Supplies is a leading player in the supply of Maintenance, Repair and Operational (MRO) equipment, tools and consumables to the energy sector. We have a key focus on the North Sea oil industry and the supply of engineering tools to our customers who are in the industrial and retail sectors. Our customers rely on Gibb Tools & Supplies to supply them with the tools and solutions they need to maintain uptime. Our specialist sector knowledge and extensive product range in strategic port-side locations enables us to add value to our customers.

Gibb Tools & Supplies is part of the Gibb Group. Discover more at


Gibb is part of Clarksons – the world’s leading provider of integrated maritime services including broking, finance, port services and research. Clarksons is at the heart of global shipping and has an unrivaled reach, expertise, and depth of experience. Clarksons partner with clients across every sector to meet the demands of the world’s rapidly evolving maritime, offshore, trade and energy markets. Building on our unique heritage and harnessing our insights to see further, faster, we work with our clients and communities to create strategies that have a positive impact on the industry and the world around us. Dedicated to excellence, it’s our people that drive success for our clients.

To understand more about Clarksons, visit us at


What you’ll be doing

  • To purchase group stock and customer requirements in an efficient and commercially aware manner.
  • To develop supply chain and vendor relationships.
  • To purchase goods from vendors and MFG’s offering best for business solution.
  • To be responsible for stock level efficiency.
  • To manage stock take.
  • To ensure that transfers of stock are completed in accordance with company procedures.
  • To ensure that goods are returned to suppliers and returns records maintained in accordance with company procedures.
  • Additional ad / hoc duties as required in order to meet the needs of the role.


What we’re looking for

We invite applications from candidates who can demonstrate:

  • Drive and self-motivation, with the desire and commitment to succeed, deliver excellence and make positive change;
  • Relationship building, with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to quickly build rapport;
  • Collaboration, able to work well with others across diverse backgrounds to share information, develop skills, and deliver results;
  • Resilience with the ability to persist and adapt;
  • Smart problem-solving and analytical abilities, with a curious and inquisitive mind, and an openness to new ideas;
  • Professional integrity and a respect for company values.


Other requirements

  • Proven business experience of equivalent level
  • Target driven
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in using ERP systems such as OGL, SAP, MERLIN, ODERWISE
  • In-depth knowledge of preparing and reviewing contracts, invoicing, negotiation terms and rebate structures
  • Highly organised and detail oriented
  • Management and leadership skills
  • Knowledge of Incoterms an advantage
  • Excellent in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Outlook)