Commodity Manager / Senior Strategic Buyer

Recruiter
Barclay Meade
Location
Sudbury
Posted
19 Apr 2019
Closes
18 Jun 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Commodity Manager / Senior Strategic Buyer will be responsible to develop complex buying strategies and contract management for selected commodities.

Role - Commodity Manager / Senior Strategic Buyer

Type - Permanent position

Salary - £35,000 - £47,000 (DOE) + Benefits

Location - Sudbury, Suffolk

Key responsibilities for Commodity Manager / Senior Strategic Buyer job role and not limited to:

  • Develops complex buying strategies to purchase and arrange timely deliveries of supplies and materials for domestic and international purchases.
  • Negotiates prices, terms and quality requirements. Reducing on an annual basis the cost of purchased parts providing positive purchase price changes and year on year reduction of standard costs
  • Manage supplier capabilities in order to deliver materials in line with business requirements in terms of quality and supply.
  • Manage Supply Chain risk from both a supplier and individual part perspective with regular assessment and mitigation.
  • Working with Strategic Procurement colleagues, develop new supply sources to support existing and new product requirements. Ensuring the identification and qualification of capable suppliers with the involvement and support of technical personnel where appropriate.
  • Ensure accurate standard costs, are maintained for new and existing products.
  • Performs value analysis to identify cost improvements. Identify and co-ordinate cost-reduction opportunities for materials ensuring correct approvals and evaluations are obtained.

Key skills and experience required for Commodity Manager / Senior Strategic Buyer role and not limited to:

  • Proven experience within a Strategic Sourcing role
  • Ideally commodity / category management experience
  • Proven track record in supplier management / development
  • Strong analytical skills
  • IT Literate

To apply for this Commodity Manager / Strategic Buyer / Senior Strategic Buyer / Strategic Sourcing, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

To apply for this Commodity Manager / Strategic Buyer / Senior Strategic Buyer / Strategic Sourcing, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

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