Commodity Manager

Posted 19 September by Barclay Meade

My client are global manufacturing organisation who due to internal promotion are looking for a Commodity manager to manage strategic development and implementation of commodity strategies.

The main goal of this role will be to reduce costs by implementing a whole range of sourcing activities. The commodity manager will be managing commodity and negotiations strategies, evaluating supplier selection including logistics suppliers and aligning supplier agreements with corporate's.

Location - Fareham
Salary - up to £65k plus benefits.

The role and responsibilities of the commodity manager role will be -

Creating, implementing and maintaining strategic sourcing strategies for a commodity portfolio
Undertaking supplier and spend analysis
Developing and implementing commodity strategies in order to implement efficiencies and reduce costs
Coordinating activities with corporate, group, division and site management and working closely with site Supply Chain Managers
Developing a commodity supply base which creates a competitive advantage for for the client.
Driving savings expectations in line with business strategy and profitability goals
Reporting on priority projects and savings
Training supply chain personnel across the business on strategic sourcing processes

The ideal candidate for this role will have the following experience -

Degree in business supply chain management operations engineering or -
Strong experience in supply chain/ purchasing
Through understanding of supply chain operational concepts
Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma methodology
Background in engineering or manufacturing business
Detailed knowledge of MRP/ERP systems
Strong analytical skills
Ability to lead cross-functional process improvement teams

This role would suit a senior buyer, procurement manager, supply chain manager, or commodity lead.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

Required skills

  • Experience in global sourcing

Reference: 33347134

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