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Commodity Buyer

Salary £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus
Location Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00041385
Published over 1 year ago

Job Description


Are you looking for commodity sourcing autonomy in order to deliver results for a leading business?

Have a successful, supplier identification, negotiation and category sales/margin record?

Driven to deliver YOY cost reductions against a difficult and ever-changing economic market?

If you answered yes to the above this role is for you!


Build, manage and develop a strong commodity structure and Supplier relationships both at local and at a European level
Drive and deliver in line with YOY targets around, particularly relating to cost reduction and quality etc.
Work closely with Product and NPD to effectively source new products
Monitor and improve supplier performance where necessary
Build and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders across the EMEA supply chain
Understand the product cost drivers, for both finished goods and components to allow for better negotiation and price points
Keeping abreast of legislative issues relating to your product and ensuring compliance


Previous experience in a similar sourcing position
Experience in managing a high volume of SKU's into multiple markets
Proven negotiation and price reduction successes
Supplier evaluation and management on a global scale
Broad and international stakeholder management capabilities
Represent the company externally to both customers and suppliers in a professional manner.

This position falls within a small team within a large, leading distribution business operating across EMEA.

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