Commodity Manager

Advanced Resource Managers Limited
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Commodity Manager



Up to £40,000

I am currently recruiting for a very well established organisation who are looking for a Commodity Manager to join their purchasing department on a permanent basis in Lancashire paying up to £40,000p/a.

What you will be doing on a day to day basis:

-Management of multifunctional teams concentrating on cost, negotiation, sourcing and product change within a complex supplier package.

-Achievement and reporting of Company targets on cost control, quality improvement and lead time improvement.

-Development of partnership relationships with vendors within holder’s package.

-Work with suppliers to implement the clients Cost Management Programme and ensure Six Sigma projects are defined and implemented.

-Understand commodities managed at multiple levels and develop short, medium and long term commodity strategies.

-Manage a complex and varied workload, ensuring attention is maintained on key actions.

What you are expected to know:

-Very strong interpersonal, negotiating and influencing skills.

-Good commercial awareness.

-Confident presenter at senior management level.

-Good Quality, Engineering, Process and Materials background.

-CIPS Membership (Desirable).

-Self-motivated, flexible and team player with ability to meet deadlines.

-Demonstrable administrative and IT skills.

-Degree qualified (Essential).

-Six Sigma Greenbelt (Desirable).

-Driving License

-Passport - Willing to travel on a regular basis and prepared to spend time away from home & abroad.

If this is something that you are interested in please send your CV to or give me a call on 02392 228 244 to discuss further.

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