Commodity Buyer

Ref No. BHN521686
Location Plymouth, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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Introduction

A leading manufacturing business is recruiting a Commodity Buyer. Applicants need direct procurement experience gained within a production, manufacturing or engineering business, and be familiar with a commodity approach to procurement.

Important

Buyer, Purchasing, Procurement, Supply Chain

The Job

A leading manufacturing business is recruiting a Commodity Buyer. Applicants need direct procurement experience gained within a production, manufacturing or engineering business, and be familiar with a commodity approach to procurement.

The Commodity Buyer will work closely with a Commodity Manager to develop and execute direct procurement strategies. Supporting a large production manufacturing facility, the Commodity Buyer can expect to source across; raw materials (metallic, timber, composites, resins) engineered components, plastics, electronic control systems, and COTS. The role represents an excellent opportunity to join a mature and successful procurement team.

Specific duties of the Commodity Buyer include:

  • Supply market intelligence activities - understand supplier landscape of assigned indirect categories
  • Supplier selection, review and de-selection activities
  • Negotiate, place and manage contracts and purchase orders with suppliers
  • On-going SRM and vendor management activities - management of supplier scorecards
  • Foster excellent relationships with relevant stakeholders across the business

Commodity Buyer applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Procurement experience within a production manufacturing or engineering business
  • Ability to negotiate and drive improved performance from suppliers
  • A broad understanding of the indirect supplier landscape
  • Degree / CIPS - desirable, but not essential
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