Commodity Manager

Omega Resource Group Limited
£39k - £45k pa
07 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Role: Commodity Manager
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Defence/Aerospace
Location: Gloucestershire
Salary Expectations: £40,000 to £45,000 per annum


Our client is an international defence contractor who provides a range of complex equipment across the globe. They are committed to producing and developing products that are fit for purpose and meet the need of demanding client base.


Reporting to the Supply Chain Team Leader the Commodity Manager shall be responsible for establishing and developing an effective partnership with strategic suppliers with the company supply chain. The Commodity Manager will be responsible for managing supplier performance to achieve OTIF and Quality ratings in excess of 95%. This role will require travel within the UK and broad.


-Achieve a 10% cost saving within supply base based on annual spend year on year
-Negotiate and draft contractual price and service level agreements (back to back with customer agreements) and ensure these are supported by Contracts.
-Co-ordinate and actively participate in QBR/SBRs with relevant suppliers/stakeholders
-Introduce supplier scorecards into the supply base including OTIF and quality stats and work with supplier to improve/maintain.
-Lead supplier rating activity and work with your suppliers to improve/maintain performance.
-Working closely with QA to put plans in place to develop under-performing suppliers
-Work closely with projects team and manage their expectations in regards to satisfying customer quotations.
-Develop partnership relationships with our alliance and strategic suppliers and ensuring OTIF > 95%.
-Ensure that the parts allocated to alliance and strategic suppliers align with their core capabilities.
-Ensure that extra ordinary costs are not incurred as a result of supply chain activity e.g. FAIR's, delivery charges, artwork, tooling.
-Continually review the supply chain structure to ensure best fit and identify opportunities for strategic consolidation of the supply bases
-Creating strategies with Supply base in relation to continuous improvement and lean purchasing
-Ensure supply chain actions resulting from engineering changes are implemented with minimum impact on delivery and inventory
-Align all contracts with alliance and strategic suppliers to minimise shipping and transportation charges.
-Provide objective data and analysis to support make vs buy analysis
-Action MRP messages and shortage reports with the aim to 'fix' reoccurring issues
-Place/Expedite/Confirm orders as required
-Provide sourcing support to Project bids

For more information regarding this role please call Mark Davis on ************ or to make an application send a CV to ******************************.

Thank you for your interest in this vacancy. Omega Resource Group is a technical and engineering specialist agency and we also recruit for Buyers, Senior Buyers, Purchasing Managers, Commodity Managers, Supply Chain Officers, Supply Chain Managers, Purchasing Officers and Supply Chain Managers

Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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