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Commodity Manager

Salary Negotiable
Location Loughborough, Leicestershire
Job Type Contract Jobs
Job Ref HQ00040901
Published over 1 year ago

Job Description

Commodity Manager
FTC until Dec 2017
North Leicestershire

This new, 14 month FTC Commodity Manager position presents an exciting opportunity to join the growing division of a global engineering business. (The hope is that there will be a permanent possition availible at the end of the Contract).

The successful Commodity Manager will be responsible for the development of strategic partnerships with key suppliers. You will need to work closely with key stakeholders in order to identify, develop and deliver effective commodity strategies across a range of project streams.

Key Responsibilities:
Working with wider Supply Chain team to achieve target Cost, Quality & Delivery performance
Development of risk analysis and mitigation tools
Work with internal & external stakeholders to develop more effective Supply Chain Management processes
Overall cradle to grade management of suppliers
Development and deployment for effective commodity strategies taking account of long term strategic business objectives
Promote supplier development and continuous improvement initiatives
Understand and take advantage of new technologies in Manufacturing and Product
Develop Long Term Supplier Agreements/Price Agreements which support year on year QCD improvements

Key skill and experience required:
Availability for a quick start
Previous experience in a similar senior engineering/procurement role
Global sourcing and supplier management
Proven negotiator
Capable analyst with a good ability to get to grips with high levels of data
Good level of long term agreement experience
Strategic procurement experience is essential
Ability to formulate supply contracts
Ability and flexibility to travel

Based North Leicester, the role is easily accessible from surrounding areas including Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Northamptonshire, Warwickshire and will involve both national and international travel (30%-40%).

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