Commodity Manager

  • Location

    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    John Anakwenze

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Great Permanent opportunity open for a Commodity manager to come on-board and work for a market leading Global engineering company based in Cheltenham. This will be a permanent position with a very competitive salary on offer as well as benefits.

Role Purpose:

The Commodity Manager will be required to establish and develop effective partnership relationships with the alliance and strategic suppliers within the supply chain


  • Achieve a 10% cost saving within supply base based on annual spend year on year
  • Negotiate and draft contractual price and service level agreements (back to back with customer agreements) and ensure these are supported by
  • Co-ordinate and actively participate in QBR/SBRs with relevant suppliers/stakeholders
  • Introduce supplier scorecards into the supply base including OTIF and quality stats and work with supplier to improve/maintain.
  • Lead supplier rating activity and work with your suppliers to improve/maintain
  • Working closely with QA to put plans in place to develop under-performing suppliers
  • Work closely with projects team and manage their expectations in regards to satisfying customer
  • Develop partnership relationships with our alliance and strategic suppliers and ensuring OTIF > 95%.
  • Ensure that the parts allocated to alliance and strategic suppliers align with their core
  • Ensure that extra ordinary costs are not incurred as a result of supply chain activity e.g. FAIR's, delivery charges, artwork,
  • Continually review the supply chain structure to ensure best fit and identify opportunities for strategic consolidation of the supply bases, supporting supplier transfer Projects where
  • 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
  • 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
  • Provide sourcing support to Project bids
  • S3 collaboration - to align strategy to corresponding S3 commodity & timely response to Data requests