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Commodity Buyer

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£35,000 to £40,000 per annum
LocationsOxfordshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted11 May 2018

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The Commodity Buyer will be responsible for all sourcing activity on new and existing business covering direct spend globally. The role will be responsible for a given commodity and a portfolio of suppliers.

Client Details

Market-leading company based in Oxford.


The Commodity Buyer will be responsible for the following:
  • Developing relationships with suppliers
  • Negotiating the most advantageous commercial terms with both new and existing suppliers
  • Placement of purchase orders with approved suppliers
  • Reviewing supplier order acknowledgments against purchase orders
  • Managing supplier open order books
  • Resolving problems and queries with suppliers
  • Managing the improvement of supplier performance
  • Expediting late orders and finding solutions to material shortages

  • Building cost models in support of customer enquiries
  • Managing inventory levels to optimise stock availability within financial budgets

  • CIPS qualification desirable
  • University degree advantageous.
  • Strong commercial acumen.
  • Procurement and sourcing experience.
  • Good understanding of quality systems.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Exceptional influecing and negotiaton skills.
  • Good communication skills.

Job Offer

£35,000 - £40,000 + benefits.

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