Commodity Manager

Commodity Manager

Job Title: Commodity Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Preston, Lancashire
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Final Salary Pension
Start Date: ASAP!
Reference: 14809/001_1527003795
Contact Name: Emma Brighouse
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 22, 2018 16:43

Job Description

This is a newly created role that will provide an experienced purchasing professional with a fantastic opportunity to further develop suppliers for this automotive provider based in Preston.

Key responsibilities as Commodity Manager will be to:-

  • Manage and develop a global supply base - 80% EU based.
  • Manage a spend of £20m across aftermarket commodities.
  • Manage cost negotiations.
  • Report on cost control, quality improvement and lead time reduction.
  • Identify cost saving initiatives and implement to maximise efficiencies.
  • Develop short, medium and long-term commodity strategies.
  • Develop lead time improvements.

The successful candidate will:-

  • Have excellent negotiation skills.
  • Be commercially aware.
  • Have a background gained within engineering/manufacturing purchasing.
  • Be able to travel when needed to meet and develop suppliers in the UK and overseas.
  • Be able to confidently present results to senior managers.

On offer:-

  • Salary to £45,000
  • 25 Days Holiday plus Stats
  • Final salary pension
  • Private Healthcare

To apply please follow the 'apply now' button to send your CV to Emma Brighouse at Morgan Ryder Associates.

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.