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Global Commodity Manager - Electronics

Global Commodity Manager - Electronics

International Consumer Electronics Company

Location - Geneva Area, Switzerland (Relocation and Visa support provided)

Salary - CHF 150k-170k + Bonus & Benefits

Contact - Rikard,[email removed]

This global consumer electronics company is driving cutting edge technology innovation to a number of its core products lines and as part of this is looking for an experience procurement commodity manager to lead their growing electronics spend portfolio. Based out of the Global HQ in Geneva you will play a key role in establishing the global sourcing strategy and supplier panel to deliver best value to critical electronic and electromechanical components such as Sensors, Displays, Switches, Connectors, IOT and more.

This is a critical and growing business spend that has will be managed at a global level and has significant opportunity for synergies, cost reduction and performance improvement. The aim of the global commodity manager is to provide strategy, guidance and technical expertise to the local purchasing teams across the world and begin to professionalise the approach to procurement with more strategic commodity management.

As the Global Commodity Manager for Electronics your will:

  • Establish a global Commodity management strategy and global supplier base for key Electro-Mechanics & Electronics commodities
  • Work closely with project teams (R&D, Engineering & Manufacturing) to deliver to specific requirements of NPD projects
  • Work closely with local purchasing teams to identify areas for improvement and global capability
  • Build relationships and commitment with stakeholders across the global business to drive new commodity strategy
  • Develop and implement a global supplier management and performance monitoring tool
  • Provide subject matter expertise on both commercial and technical aspects of highly technical projects regarding components such as sensors, displays, connectors, switches and more

As the Global Commodity Manager for Electronics you will require the following Skills and Qualifications:

  • Proven experience of Procurement or Commodity Management of a wide range of electrical and electro-mechanical components
  • Previous experience working in a technology focused environment; preferably consumer electronics or technologies
  • Ability to work in fast paced, global work environment with a continuously evolving product portfolio
  • Able to work as part of a global procurement team, coordinating with a virtual team of local purchasers
  • Degree qualified; preferably in Electrical Engineering or similar qualification
  • Other qualification in Procurement or Project Management also highly desirable
  • Must speak fluent English; other European languages highly desirable

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing organization that is going through an immense process of product innovation and change to continue to build its dominant position in the global marketplace. You will be directly responsible for setting the strategy and direction of your commodity area to ensure maximum performance and profitability and long-term success of the procurement department.

If you have the relevant experience of procurement and commodity management in the consumer electronics or technology industry, then do not hesitate to get in touch and send your CV to Rikard on[email removed]

Bramwith Consulting
Job Type
Industry Sector
Salary and benefits
CHF Salary + Bonus + Relocation
£136000 to £154000 Per Annum
Career Level
Manager (Location / Team Leade
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