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Commodity Manager

Commodity Manager Required

My client, a leading international manufacturing business have an exciting new vacancy for a Commodity Manager to manage the end to end procurement of commodities for the business. This is a strategic role with a global business.

The successful candidate will be involved within the following:

    • Develop and agree the Category Plan for a portfolio of commodities
    • Setting project procurement plans in line with the agreed category strategy / plan and executing projects accordingly.
    • Identification, approval and set-up of potential suitable suppliers for the commodity portfolio.
    • Setting sourcing strategy for new contract opportunities.
    • Run sourcing events based on agreed sourcing strategy.
    • Evaluate supplier proposals and provide recommendations to the business for supplier appointment.
    • Contract drafting, negotiation, approval and award.
    • Support Materials & Vendor set-up in ERP/MRP systems
    • Lead contract handover reviews with manufacturing / service & maintenance teams and Contract Managers (specific Commodities
    • Support business stakeholders in all exceptional cases of supplier non-performance
    • Lead contract handover reviews with MFG / S&M teams
    • Closely engaged with Operational procurement teams to ensure on-time on-budget delivery of materials and services
    • Conduct supplier performance reviews
    • Conduct supplier risk management activity (financial, capacity reviews etc.)
    • Identification and management of value chain improvement initiatives
    • Contribute to the development of the procurement function


What you'll need to succeed

  • Commodity management experience
  • Able to negotiate directly with suppliers for all contract provisions
  • Experience in a manufacturing or service & maintenance environment
  • Good working knowledge of SAP including PO, Material Master, PIR, Contract management
  • Proven ability to work in cross-functional teams
  • Strong understanding of Contract law and contract drafting for different types of Product / Services.
  • Appreciation of cost saving methodologies e.g. value engineering, logistics optimisation.
  • Sound commercial acumen
  • Good knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft office packages
  • Experience and understanding of Contract Lifecycle Management tools
  • Candidates need to have flexibility in regards to international travel as this will be required occasionally dependent on projects.


Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level
  • Member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) or appropriate professional institute or relevant experience.


What you'll get in return

A competitive remuneration package, quality benefits and the development within a global organisation.

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Reference
3649698
Job Category
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Town/City
Newton Aycliffe
Salary
£40000 to £45000 Per Annum
Career Level
Manager (Location / Team Leade
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