Commodity Manager

Recruiter
Techniche Global Ltd
Location
Dorset, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
25 Sep 2019
Ref
1246974698
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A unique opportunity for an experienced Commodity Manager to join a Global Leader in the Oil & Energy Industry.
This is a key appointment which will contribute to the overall commercial, economic and technical success of the Global Business by driving the alignment of the Supply Chain activities between Sourcing, Procurement & Product Group.
Main Duties & responsibilities
* Co-ordinate and align personnel for all Product Group commodity requirements.
* Oversee & guide the global spend, supply base and Product Group/Supply Chain to achieve objectives.
* Co-ordinate the activities of product Group needs, Procurement & Sourcing to provide products and services to meet Product Group expectations.
Full responsibilities are available on application, this is position that will seek to add value to the business with a target of improvement of the total cost, OTD and quality of the delivered goods and services that will have a direct impact on business results.
Main Duties & Responsibilities
* Establish sourcing strategy for commodity families, in line with Supply Chain & Product Group Strategies and create partnerships with suppliers representing quality products
* Negotiate with the group, business unit, or product group in order to get the best total cost solution in line with the targets of the organization
* Develop sourcing strategies (3 to 5 year vision) related to the commodities/Product Group responsible for and ensuring their implementation
* In co-ordination with Sourcing find, select and approve preferred suppliers in accordance with pre-determined criteria
* Mange the supplier's panel (in coordination with Sourcing, Procurement, Supplier Relationship Management, Quality, Expediting and Product Group)
* Identify global and alternative strategic procurement sources in order to reduce supply costs in co-ordination with Sourcing
* Identify new materials, technology, manufacturing techniques etc. to drive down cost and lead-time
* Ensure compliance with negotiated agreements
* Build cost models for the global commodities and lead cost reduction projects.
* Promote standardization among businesses/units.
* Develop existing suppliers and promote VA/VE programs.
* Ensure smooth relations with suppliers & businesses/units during implementation phase of contracts.
* Ensure links with Engineering and Project Management.
* Develop and own business continuity plans covering supplier's short- or long-term service disruption in co-ordination with Supplier Relationship Management.
Skills & Experience Required
* 10+ years of experience in strategic sourcing (national and international)
* Strong commercial negotiation skills
* Managerial/Leadership experience
* Experience leading continuous improvement projects
* Experience with ERP/MRP
* Able to travel internationally without restrictions up to 50% of the time
* Experience in leading Continuous Improvement Projects
* Ability to communicate to different audiences and cultures
What Will Put You Ahead?
* Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain or Engineering or equivalent.
* Multilingual
* 7+ years' experience in commercial negotiation
* 10+ years of experience in strategic sourcing (national and international)
The successful candidate will need to be available to travel internationally without restrictions (approximately 50% of the time).
HQ is based in Poole but the incumbent can be based anywhere in the UK.
Summary
Position: Commodity Manager
Location: UK wide with HQ in Poole, UK
Industry: Oil & Energy
Salary: £90,000 - £110,000 DOE
Start: Notice Dependent
Contact Victor Williams at Techniche Global if interested to find out more

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