Strategic Commodity Manager

Cast UK Limited
10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Buyer

South Yorkshire

£35,000 - £40,000 plus benefits

Role Profile

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a global manufacturing business based in South Yorkshire as a Senior Buyer. This will give the candidate the opportunity to manage a small team and the responsibility of a Commodity Manager. They are wanting a forward thinking candidate to come in and help move the business forward.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing a small team of two
  • Negotiating pricing and commercial terms with suppliers
  • Procurement of fabrications, raw materials and subassemblies
  • Developing supplier relationships
  • Managing tender packages
  • Delivering savings and leading projects in a Strategic way
  • Maximising quality and minimising costs

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Procurement experience within a Manufacturing and Engineering environment
  • Planning and Scheduling experience
  • Proven negotiation skills and commercial acumen
  • Strong strategic mindset and the ability of developing business

The following may also prove to be an advantage:

  • Previous experience in the automotive sector
  • Procurement of plant equipment
  • Read/understand engineering drawings
  • MCIPS or part CIPS qualification


Our client is a global manufacturing business based in South Yorkshire. The company is wanting to bring someone who will move the business forward. It is an excellent time to manage your own team and have that strategic responsibility.


£35,000 - £40,000 plus benefits

About Cast UK

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Procurement, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit

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