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Commodity Manager

Published 05 September 2023
£47500.00 - £55000.00 per annum
East Midlands
Job Starts: 5th September 2023

Job Description

Job Opportunity: Commodity Manager

Company Overview:
Macildowie is proud to partner with a well-known global leader in the electronic components industry to recruit a dynamic Commodity Manager. The role has arisen due to expansion and is the final piece to their Procurement puzzle.

Job Title: Commodity Manager

What's the role?
As a Commodity Manager, you will play a vital role in defining and implementing purchasing strategies to optimise costs, enhance supplier performance, and ensure the highest quality standards. Your responsibilities will include:
- Developing and implementing comprehensive purchasing strategies.
- Overseeing material cost development and ensuring supplier quality and performance.
- Identifying and executing independent savings and optimisation opportunities.
- Actively engaging in benchmarking, total cost of ownership (TCO) analysis, value analysis, and standardisation.
- Conducting effective contract negotiations with suppliers and drafting contracts.
- Qualifying new suppliers and managing relationships with existing ones, driving their development.
- Minimising risks in purchasing and the supply chain for smooth operations.
- Assuring quality and conducting risk assessments.

What do we need from you?
- An electronic components background would be advantageous however not essential.
- Proven experience within a Procurement function, managing spends of £25M+ with a cost-oriented approach.
- A strategic background with an understanding of how global businesses operate.
- SAP experience.
- A high degree of commitment, customer orientation, flexibility, reliability, and willingness to travel both domestically and internationally.
- A confident and proactive appearance, capable of effectively influencing stakeholders.
- Strong negotiation skills to optimise procurement outcomes.
- Fluency in written and spoken English.
- Proficiency in MS Office programmes.

What's in it for you?
- £47,500 - £55,000 per annum
- Remote Working: Occasional travel to suppliers in Europe as well as the head office based.
- 25 Days Holiday
- Great Pension
- Working Hours: 08:30 to 17:30 Monday to Thursday & 08:30 to 13:30 on Fridays (potentially flexible)
- Bupa Health
- Medical Cash Plan
- Critical Illness Cover
- Plus numerous other miscellaneous benefits!

How to Apply:
If you are passionate about strategic purchasing and believe you have the skills and experience to excel in this role, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your updated CV. If you have any questions about the role, please email

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