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Job Title

Commodity Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorOther
Salary£50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Benefitscar, bonus, pension, healthcare
LocationsEast Midlands, Northamptonshire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted14 November 2017

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The role of the Commodity Manager is to develop and implement regional and global sourcing strategies for raw materials.

Client Details

Blue chip FMCG organisation based in Northamptonshire.

  • Develop and submit regional / global commodity sourcing strategies.
  • Collaborate with cross-category commodity teams to achieve material cost reduction targets, while maintaining supply reliability and delivery of the required innovation plan.
  • Ensure the timely negotiation of all agreements including, but not limited to, Strategic Sourcing Agreements
  • Serve as the lead in all mediation and problem resolution relating to suppliers, timelines, and interpretation of contracts/agreements.
  • Lead the review, coordination, and administration of local long-term purchase contracts.
  • Work in conjunction with business units and suppliers to identify new materials to be strategically sourced.
  • Execute early supplier selection to support the product development cycle.
  • Evaluate supplier capabilities and establish sources for new technologies in new markets as business requirements dictate.
  • Support the supplier management process, supplier selection, supplier rating, supplier development, supplier reduction and supplier performance evaluation.

  • Bachelors Degree - minimum requirement.
  • 4 to 8 years’ professional experience in Procurement or Supply Chain Management.
  • Experience in FMCG will be an asset.
  • Skilled in all Procurement process disciplines.
  • Advanced problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Working knowledge of specific commodities and spend categories.
  • Working knowledge of e-procurement processes and systems.
  • Able to work in diverse environments and adhere to highest ethical standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in cross-functional teams.
  • Strong influencing skills.
  • Fluent English.

Job Offer

£50,000 - £60,000

Car allowance - £370 per month

Bonus - up to 10%

25 days holiday + bank holidays

Private medical insurance

Life assurance 3x annual salary

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Recruiter: Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
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