Role details

Commodity Manager - Non Production

Worcestershire   •   £45,000 - £50,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Manufacturing business within the West Midlands
  • To focus on their broad non production spend

About Our Client

Blue chip manufacturing business based across the Midlands.

Job Description

  • Develop strong working relationships with purchasing, management and sales teams to translate customer insights into strategies which drive performance and enhance customer offering.
  • Be a leader and source of knowledge for site procurement teams to optimise source selection and supply chain performance, identifying and utilising best practice.
  • Stay updated on category trends and competitive markets to ensure the business realises opportunities expediently
  • Conduct quarterly business reviews with vendors to achieve mutually profitable goals and ensure performance targets are maintained
  • Communicate information about new product, technologies and materials to relevant teams within the company
  • Negotiate group framework agreements and pricing structures to fully utilise leverage opportunities
  • Ensure savings budgets and actuals are validated by finance and submitted with detailed plans
  • Provide a point of escalation for problem resolution.
  • Work on key initiatives to improve the Procurement team presence within the company, providing communication and training as required to the site based teams.

The Successful Applicant

  • An existing category manager or purchasing manager with a minimum of 3 years experience in a similar organisation
  • CIPS (or working towards). Ideally degree level education in a business based or engineering discipline

What's on Offer

The Commodity Manager would be offering between £45,000 - £50,000 + package including car allowance, depending on experience.

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