Commodity Manager / Strategic Buyer

Ref No. EMP440162
Salary £35,000 - £47,000/annum
Location Cheltenham, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required

Introduction

A large-scale engineering and manufacturing business is currently recruiting for a Commodity Manager / Strategic Buyer you join their Procurement team in Cheltenham on a permanent basis.

Important

Proven experience within a strategic sourcing role, manufacturing background is preferred.

The Job

A large-scale engineering and manufacturing business is currently recruiting for a Commodity Manager / Strategic Buyer you join their Procurement team in Cheltenham on a permanent basis.

The Commodity Manager / Strategic Buyer is required to establish and develop effective partnerships with strategic suppliers within with the supply chain. Responsible for managing supplier performance in a structured and data driven way to achieve OTIF and quality targets.

Role - Commodity Manager / Strategic Buyer

Salary - £35,000 - £47,000 + Benefits

Type - Permanent

Location - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Key responsibilities for Commodity Manager / Strategic Buyer and will not limited to:

  • Achieve cost savings within supply base
  • Negotiate and draft contractual price and SLA
  • Introduce supplier scorecards into supply base including OTIF and quality stats working with suppliers to improve / maintain
  • Work closely with QA to develop underperforming suppliers
  • Ensure parts allocated to alliance and strategic suppliers align with their core capabilities
  • Continually review the supply chain structure to ensure best fit and identify opportunities for strategic consolidation of the supply bases
  • Creating strategies with supply base in relation to continuous improvements and lean purchasing
  • Align all contracts with alliance and strategic suppliers to minimise shipping costs
  • Provide sourcing support to Project bids

Key skills and experience required for Commodity Manager / Strategic Buyer job applicant:

  • Proven experience with a Strategic Sourcing role
  • Technical manufacturing background
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • UK driving license
  • ERP / MRP

To apply for this Commodity Manager / Strategic Buyer / Senior Strategic Buyer / Strategic Sourcing position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

To apply for this Commodity Manager / Strategic Buyer / Senior Strategic Buyer / Strategic Sourcing 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.

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