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Commodity Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorManufacturing, Technology & Electronics
Salary£40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Town/CityGreater Manchester
LocationsLancashire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted12 October 2018

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Commodity Manager - Electronics - Greater Manchester

Client Details

My client is a multinational Electronics manufacturing business with an established brand and a global supply base. This site is based in Greater Manchester and takes a strategic approach to sourcing materials, looking at ways to improve and develop the product by taking a proactive approach and a commercial mind set. They are wanting a Commodity Manager to join their purchasing function in a strategic role playing a key part in the business within the Purchasing function.


The Key responsibilities for this Electronics Commodity Manager role based in Greater Manchester will be;

  • Understand the requirements of the business and purchasing function to maximise opportunities.
  • Build internal relationships with key stakeholders to ensure that requirements of the business are met as efficiently as possible.
  • Devise commodity strategies for specific materials.
  • Take lead throughout the strategic purchasing process, dealing with new and existing suppliers through effective management and good relationship building.
  • Deal with a global supply base with cultural differences and ensure that risk mitigation is taken into consideration.
  • Secure terms that favour the business and drive the Purchasing function forward.


The successful candidate for this Strategic Commodity Manager role within Electronics will be;

  • A competent strategic purchasing professional operating within an Electronics manufacturing background.
  • Knowledgeable of far east outsourced manufacturing with a track record of delivering within this space.
  • Degree and CIPS qualified.
  • Able to work independently and manage strategic processes from start to finish.
  • Experience of commodity management within Electronics managing a global supply base.
  • Autonomous, self-starter, energetic and driven with the want to progress and make this role their own.

Job Offer

£40,000 - £45,000 + Package

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