Commodity Manager

Chubb Fire & Security
Blackburn, UK
20 Jun 2019
02 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title - Commodity Manager
Location - Blackburn
Excellent Salary, Benefits and Bonus

Chubb is a truly international, talent driven company, focused on performance and results. For over 200 years, our mission has been to make the world a safer place by protecting our customers with essential systems, equipment and services. With a reputation for innovation and integrity, we are always looking for new ways to provide leading edge, peace of mind solutions to our customers.
Would you like to be part of this success story?
What are we looking for?
Chubb is currently recruiting for a Commodity Manager. The main goal of this role is to provide best in class purchasing and supply chain service to the UK group companies in support of the wider organizational goals

As a Commodity Manager, you will:

Provide strategic leadership and commodity oversight to improve business value and results
Operational and spend analysis, development and execution of annual sourcing strategies, supplier negotiations, supplier performance management & operational support.
Partner with internal clients and stakeholders to identify sourcing needs and improve sourcing strategy. Leading frequent meetings, project development, negotiation and execution are key deliverables
Analyses suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules.
Develops a strategic plan for a commodity or a strategic supplier.

To be successful in this role you will:
Educated to degree level or an equivalent qualification.
Strong knowledge the principles of Supply Chain Management, such as strategic sourcing, contract management, procurement processes, materials management, and supplier relationship management.
Proficient in the use of MS Office and ERP applications and competent user of Purchasing systems and supplier web based portals.
Experience in analysing supplier spend, and be someone who is naturally inquisitive and focused on driving continuous improvement

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