Commodity Manager

Employer
Michael Page
Location
Preston, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
12 Nov 2020

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Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
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Commodity Manager - Preston - Manufacturing

Client Details

My client is a highly successful global business with a solid order book. The operations continue to run at capacity, therefore require support from all functions. The role will sit within the European team supporting sites in several locations. From Preston facility the person will gain exposure to key stakeholders.

Description

As the Commodity Manager you will:

Support team cost down / cost avoidance objectives, whilst maintaining quality and supply
Review the commodity portfolio, developing close working relationships with suppliers. Opportunities should be realised through understanding the end to end supply chain of the components (raw material cost, cost of logistics, cost of manual handling
Work with engineering both on current products as well as NPD to support VA/VE projects
Engage with the global teams to ensure group leverage is gained
Understand changes in market and legislation to support sustainable souring activity Profile

The ideal candidates will be:

Already operating in a quality critical manufacturing environment (aerospace / automotive / med device)
Be within a Commodity Manager role and be able to demonstrate YOY achievements
Have a working knowledge of Lean methodologies
Be a confident communicator, able to present to all levels of an organisation
Keen on career develop and professional developmentJob Offer

£45000 + package
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