Commodity Buyer

Recruiter
Connect4
Location
Kidlington
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description The main purpose of the role is to take a strategic position within the existing CD EMEA Sourcing team. The Commodity Buyer will be responsible for all sourcing activity on new and existing business covering direct spend within the EMEA region. The role will assume Category responsibility and Supplier responsibility. Duties and Responsibilities: Build, manage and develop a strong commodity structure and Supplier relationship both at local and at a European level Drive year on year improvements within specific areas of Quality, Cost and Delivery Support new project development in EMEA region and ensure successful management of vendor base related projects. Support new project development in EMEA region and ensure successful management of vendor base related projects. Supporting NPI whilst managing the control over the Vendor Drive process discipline on existing supply chain processes relating to new product, vendor selection and introduction Monitor supplier performance on assigned EMEA Commodity Vendors and work with suppliers to improve their performance on projects. Track production supplier performance to ensure awareness of delivery and quality issues that might affect current or future sourcing decisions Improve lead-time and inventory metrics. Deliver Master Supply Agreements, Packaging & Labelling Specifications and promote Essentra T&C’s compliance. Manage Vendor pricing accordingly. The products you will be buying are as follows, tapes, caps, plastic, adhesive tapes & pads. Your annual spend will be £6.5 Million