Strategic Commodity Manager

Zoek Pin Stafford, Staffordshire, England

£40000 - £50000/annum car allowance

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 4 days ago

Elevation are delighted to be working with UK construction manufacturing business as they look to hire a Strategic Commodity Manager across both Direct and Indirect Purchasing, including sourcing and negotiating for consumables, packaging and services.

The business requires a real self-starter who can work well independently. This is a stand-alone role and has no direct team responsibility. Ideally, this candidate will be aware of some legal knowledge of contract and tendering.

With a large UK presence, this is a career defining opportunity for a Procurement and Supply Chain Professional to add a widely recognised business to your resume. A key role within the organisation, this role will be responsible for the accountability and maintenance of a portfolio of suppliers, working commercially to obtain the best price possible.

A background in Construction or Automotive environments, coupled with MCIPS (or working towards) and a degree, would be desirable for this role, alongside a proven history within a similar senior Purchasing management role

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

Managing a portfolio of suppliers with a spend of £20M+
Lead of all negotiations to secure contracts for new and existing supplier base
Support New Product Introduction projects where possible
Maintain highest supplier performance against set KPIs, feeding back and improving when needed
Implementing new projects and processes within a complex organisation on an international scale
Ensure all purchasing systems are maintained and kept up to date

Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain would be keen to speak with candidates who have the following skills and experiences:

MCIPS Qualified of working towards
Managing spends near £20M across Direct and Indirects
Ability to influence and lead cross-functional teams
Familiar with lean manufacturing tools

Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment focusing on engineering, operational and technical positions in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you

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