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Commodity Buyer

Job Summary

  • Location Fareham, Hampshire
  • Salary Negotiable
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Industrial & Manufacturing, Technical & Engineering
  • Date Posted 12 September 2018
  • Ref 3022_1536764478

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Job Description

Are you an experienced Commodity Manager looking for your next position in Porchester? This is your chance to be a Regional Commodity Manager to work in the Purchasing Department of a well-known automotive component manufacturer.

JOB PURPOSE - An exciting and demanding role focussing on developing and overseeing the implementation of purchase strategies for a nominated commodity.

RESPONSIBILITIES - You will use your experience in developing and overseeing the implementation of Purchase strategies which underpin supplier sourcing recommendations for a nominated commodity. You will be completing research for key/commodities to support both the local and regional requirements where you will see your work directly improving the company. The company are focused on continuous improvement in all areas including cost and production speed, therefore you will be using your experience to complete Buy vs Make analysis, analyse Request for Quote for nominated commodity/ies, including, where appropriate, production, tooling, and equipment.

Your opinion will be highly valued therefore you will be providing input, with justification, with regard to forecast spend and Purchase price variance data for the commodity under management.

Local and international travel will be required as deemed necessary by the organisation to perform the role satisfactorily.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS/ EXPERIENCE/ KNOWLEDGE -· Degree level (related discipline), CIPS Qualified, computer literate, extensive experience of purchasing commodities in a fast-moving manufacturing industry, report writing, problem solving, supplier development principles.

PACKAGE - You will receive fantastic permanent benefits that come with the role, from the generous pension, the hourly holiday, subsided onsite canteen, flexible working hours, cycle to work scheme, a work perk scheme and much more.

You will be encouraged personal development and career progression, the team you will be working with is friendly, enthusiastic, self-motivated, ambitious and driven so you will be well supported. The company is easily commutable from Portsmouth, Southampton, Waterlooville, Chichester, Havant, Fareham, and surrounding areas.

If you wish to discuss this role in more detail and discreetly please contact James Hounslow at FPR Group for a chat on 02392 45 33 77, or click on "Apply Now" to send your CV to us, we will review and come back to you swiftly! FPR Group is acting within the capacity of a Recruitment Agency for their client.

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James Hounslow

James Hounslow

I am a proactive member of our Technical & Engineering division, specialising in contract recruitment. I thoroughly enjoy speaking with both my contractors and clients alike, filling all of my pos

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