European Commodity Manager (Procurement)

Location
Colchester
Salary
GBP55000 - GBP60000 per annum + Car Allowance & 20% Bonuses
Posted
06 Mar 2018
Closes
29 Mar 2018
Ref
13881268/001
Contact
Jordan Collins
Job Level
Manager
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is an exciting and global opportunity to lead the purchasing of a number of key materials for a leading technological manufacturing business based in Essex, but with a high amount of flexible working & travel into Europe.

They are a global manufacturer that designs, develops and manufactures technology systems and components in healthcare, transportation, defence and security and industrial markets.

Client Details

The business are a leading technology manufacturing business, creating, developing and producing a number of key products that are globally well known. Our client is one of the most innovative, effective and experienced manufacturing companies worldwide.

They are a global manufacturer that designs, develops and manufactures technology systems and components in healthcare, transportation, defence and security and industrial markets.

The business have a turnover of over $650m, with 3500 employee worldwide and presence in 65 countries.

n/b: This role will involve to extensive travelling and the ideal candidate will need to be willing to work in a true international environment.

Description

  • Develop and role out the global Commodity strategy based on product needs and secure implementation.
  • Understand updates on latest supply market information/developments and having interface with factory R&D projects.
  • Build and sustain competitive and capable global supplier portfolio based on business technology requirements.
  • Engage with supplier technology roadmap to drive alignment of future product offering.
  • Execute Global Commodity strategy with cross functional alignment to deliver commercial objectives.
  • Negotiate supplier product support quotations against pricing trends/benchmarks/cost models and execute supplier sourcing nominations.
  • Collaborate and influencing decision making with key cross internal functional teams.

n/b: This role will involve to extensive travelling and the ideal candidate will need to be willing to work in a true international environment

Profile

Ideal candidate:

  • Proven experience of at least 5 years in procurement within an international industrial environment, with a total of 8+ years in Procurement.
  • Proven experience in self managing a team of people with a given set of objectives.
  • Purpose driven individual, target oriented and used to work under pressure.
  • Good negotiation skills, while good and professional relationships with suppliers are kept.
  • Very strong stakeholder management skills.
  • Fun personality and ability to build relationships with colleagues with a range of skills and background.
  • Job Offer

    up to £60,000

  • Autonomous working
  • Car allowance - £5,400
  • Bonus - 20%
  • Benefits
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