Current Vacancies

Group Commodity Managers

£55,000 + to c £60,000 pa plus bonus and benefits.

West Midlands

Part of a highly successful global corporation, our client is a name synonymous with the best in the industry. A true market leader in the design and manufacture of a range of products across multiple brands and channels, this formidable organisation has an enviable reputation for technical excellence and vision together with an absolute commitment to the customer. Growth and investment remain firmly on the agenda and as such, this is an extremely exciting time to be joining this organisation. As such we are looking to appoint outstanding Group Commodity Managers who can shape and deliver transformational change within this progressive organisation.

Responsibilities:

• Exciting opportunity to drive a best in class purchasing activity within this dynamic organisation.

• You will have total accountability for the procurement of a sizeable category/commodity group, where you will formulate appropriate category strategies and policies, whilst leading creative sourcing initiatives in order to offer credible solutions.

• Based in the West Midlands, you will lead best practice procurement techniques, focusing on all elements of sourcing, commercial negotiation, make vs buy, contract and risk management, value engineering etc.

• Develop continuous supplier assessment accreditation and performance improvement programmes which focus on quality, delivery, cost and service.

• To proactively move the business towards more creative and modern purchasing techniques and systems.

• Instil a measurable approach for category strategy wherein each stage has clean objectives and direction.

Person

• These highly visible roles demand real change agents, who will relish the opportunity to impact upon this dynamic business.

• As such, successful candidates will have a proven track record in Purchasing and Commodity/Category Management gained in a progressive environment which operates to best in class principles.

• With extensive exposure to managing complex direct purchasing/category groupings, you will understand leading edge procurement and are likely to be working within a dynamic manufacturing environment i.e. consumer goods, general engineering, lighting, HVAC, piping or similar world class sectors where best in class principles prevail.

• Decisive, entrepreneurial and credible, you will understand how to lead a growth agenda and will possess the flair and ability to think creatively in order to lead the business to unprecedented levels of performance.

• The individuals we seek must have the vision, desire and ambition to develop their career within this market leading organisation where superb opportunities exist for high performers.

Interested? Please reply with full CV and current salary details. Candidates who fail to respond in this manner cannot be considered. Quote Ref No. 15/298 to; consult@evanstaylor.co.uk

Interested? Please reply with full CV and current salary details quoting Ref No. "15.298" to: consult@evanstaylor.co.uk

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