Senior Commodity Manager

Job Title: Senior Commodity Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton, Hampshire, S. E. England, England
Salary: £302 - £60000.00 per annum
Start Date: asap
REF: 14378MG_1568102472
Contact Name: Matthew George
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 10, 2019

Job Description

Commodity Manager - Electronics
£60,000 colleague
Southampton, Hampshire
Our client, a leading designer & manufacturer of high-tech electronic products, currently require a Senior Commodity Manager to join their team, based at their manufacturing facility in the Southampton area. You'll be responsible for a strategic level role accountable for procurement of goods & services in a high technology sector.
Reporting to the Head of Procurement your duties will include:

  • Procurement of goods/services with a purchasing spend of over £30m pa.
  • Developing commodity strategies that align to operational objectives.
  • Negotiate supply agreements with key suppliers, achieving cost reductions.
  • Occasional international travel to suppliers & sister manufacturing sites.
  • Mentoring other team members with development to management in due course.

We require a Procurement professional (CIPS preferred) with commercial experience in a strategic level Category Management (CMT) setting. You will need a degree level technical or business qualification (or equivalent work experience) & experience in high tech &/or a complex manufacturing environment.
Full, clean driving licence required.
This is an interesting opportunity to enter an expanding organisation with a cutting-edge product.
Salary to c£60,000 plus excellent benefits package including pension, 25 days holiday, Private Medical etc
If you are interested in this opportunity, please email or contact Matt George on 02392 288206 for a confidential discussion.

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