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European Commodity Manager (Procurement)

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European Commodity Manager (Procurement)

Reference13881268001_177242
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Town/CityColchester
LocationsEssex, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted09 February 2018

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This is an exciting and global opportunity to lead the purchasing of a number of key materials for a leading technological manufacturing business based in Essex.





They are a global manufacturer that designs, develops and manufactures technology systems and components in healthcare, transportation, defence and security and industrial markets.



Client Details



The business are a leading technology manufacturing business, creating, developing and producing a number of key products that are globally well known. Our client is one of the most innovative, effective and experienced manufacturing companies worldwide.



They are a global manufacturer that designs, develops and manufactures technology systems and components in healthcare, transportation, defence and security and industrial markets.



The business have a turnover of over $650m, with 3500 employee worldwide and presence in 65 countries.



n/b: This role will involve to extensive travelling and the ideal candidate will need to be willing to work in a true international environment.



Description
  • Develop and role out the global Commodity strategy based on product needs and secure implementation.
  • Understand updates on latest supply market information/developments and having interface with factory R&D projects.
  • Build and sustain competitive and capable global supplier portfolio based on business technology requirements.
  • Engage with supplier technology roadmap to drive alignment of future product offering.
  • Execute Global Commodity strategy with cross functional alignment to deliver commercial objectives.
  • Negotiate supplier product support quotations against pricing trends/benchmarks/cost models and execute supplier sourcing nominations.


  • Collaborate and influencing decision making with key cross internal functional teams.

n/b: This role will involve to extensive travelling and the ideal candidate will need to be willing to work in a true international environment



Profile



Ideal candidate:

  • Proven experience of at least 5 years in procurement within an international industrial environment, with a total of 8+ years in Procurement.
  • Proven experience in self managing a team of people with a given set of objectives.
  • Purpose driven individual, target oriented and used to work under pressure.
  • Good negotiation skills, while good and professional relationships with suppliers are kept.
  • Very strong stakeholder management skills.
  • Fun personality and ability to build relationships with colleagues with a range of skills and background.



Job Offer



up to £65,000
  • Autonomous working
  • Car allowance
  • Bonus
  • Benefits

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