Commodity Manager

Commodity Manager

Job Title: Commodity Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 894951_1530535644
Contact Name: Natasha Rowley
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 02, 2018 13:47

Job Description

Your experience as a Commodity Manager within an Engineering environment will be highly valuable to my client, a global supplier of high-integrity products used within mission and safety critical environment.

You will establish and develop effective partnerships relationships with he alliance and strategic suppliers with the company's supply chain. You will be responsible for managing supplier performance in a structured and data driven way to achieve OTIF and Quality rating targets in excess of 95%.

Responsibilities for this role will include:

*Achieve a 10% cost saving within supply base, based on annual spend year on year
*Negotiate and draft contractual price and service level agreements and ensure these are supported by contracts
*Lead supplier rating activity and work with suppliers to improve/maintain performance
*Introduce supplier scorecards into supply base including OTIF and quality stats and work with supplier to improve/maintain
*Work closely with QA to put plans in place to develop under-performing suppliers
*Develop partnerships relationships with our alliance and strategic suppliers and ensuring OTIF > 95%
*Ensure that parts allocated to alliance and strategic suppliers align with their core capabilities
*Ensure that extra ordinary costs are not incurred as a result of supply chain activity
*Continually review the supply chain structure to ensure best fit and identify opportunities for strategic consolidation of the supply bases
*Creating strategies with supply base in relation to continuous improvement and lean purchasing
*Ensure supply chain actions resulting from engineering changes are implemented with minimum impact on delivery and inventory
*Align all contracts with alliance and strategic suppliers to minimise shipping and transportation charges
*Provide objective data and analysis to support make vs buy analysis
*Action MRP messages and shortage reports with the aim to fix reoccurring issues
*Place/expedite/confirm orders as required
*Travel both in the UK and overseas, with up to 50% of time being spent out of the office

To be suitable for this role your skills and qualifications will include:
*Proven experience as a Commodity Manager in an Engineering environment
*Experienced in Supplier evaluation and performance
*Experienced in company cost saving
*Ability to negotiate contract agreements
*Willing to travel both in the UK and overseas


*Commodity Manager
*Salary negotiable

Keywords: Commodity Manager, Supplier negotiations, Cost Saving, Negotiations, OTIF, Supplier Performance

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a PERMANENT position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.