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Senior Commodity Buyer

Senior Commodity Buyer




Georgia Giles

01923 224481

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Senior Commodity Buyer

Senior Commodity Buyer: An innovative leading edge company developing advanced technology for the transport sector, transforming mobility and the way the UK commutes through digital technology and intelligent traffic systems is looking to secure the services of a Senior Commodity Buyer at their site in Poole to be responsible for total Purchasing Volume (PVO) of an assigned commodity, based on defined material.

Senior Commodity Buyer Responsibilities:
• Organisation, controlling and measurement of procurement activities
• Management Commodities (for specific material field)
• Define Commodity structure and organisation
• Define and implement commodity and pooling strategies (based on conducted demand, market and supplier analyses)
• Define and implement negotiation concepts and strategies to maximize savings. Negotiate frame contracts and document all contracts in relevant Supplier Management IT-systems.
• Utilisation of eProcurement tools (eAuction/eBidding) to improve the procurement process and efficiency.
• Systematically forward all relevant procurement related information
• Identify particular procurement risks, opportunities and market forces to avoid potential damage/ maximise potential opportunities through tailored risk management and change management
• Supplier Management
• Early engagement with Engineering and Product Management to support new product introduction (or design to cost activities) to facilitate introduction of best suppliers to ensure optimum supply chain at early stages.

Senior Commodity Buyer Requirements:
•Level 4 CIPS (minimum)
• Ability to set and work towards a specific goal, especially business goals, identifies risks and plans for contingencies to ensure delivery.
• Good Relationship Management and Supplier Management experience
• Procurement Experience in a Manufacturing environment
• Identify opportunities in own area to contribute to the commercial success of the company.
• Excel, Word, Outlook, SAP experience.

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