Commodity Manager - Indirect Services

Back to Job Search

Commodity Manager - Indirect Services

  • Location: Denham
  • Salary: £70000 - £75000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Aerospace, Defence and Space
  • Contact: Clare Filsell
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 17 May 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH51028_1713357273

A fantastic opportunity available for a Commodity Manager in Indirect Services to join a busy Sourcing department.
Working for a manufacture, our client is based in Denham, Uxbridge.

You'll be responsible for the strategic and operational management of key Indirect Product and Service Commodities, developing, implementing and shaping sourcing strategies and approaches for such commodities, ensuring the successful achievement of key performance indicators (KPIs) related to procurement, aligned to organisational objectives.

Managing and leading a small team, as Commodity Manager you'll focus with the spend and procurement processes of Indirect product and service categories, measuring against Quality, Cost and Delivery KPIs, identifying and managing risks that may impact the company.
You'll support leaders and colleagues from the Programmes and Sourcing teams, providing cross-functional management to deliver plans.

Skills Required:

  • Seasoned Commodity Management experience in manufacturing or engineering business environments, commercial knowledge of commodities, materials and services.
  • Familiarity with manufacturing methods and production models with relevant supply chain experience.
  • Good understanding of purchasing/procurement processes and best practice approaches including knowledge of contracting processes and proven abilities with negotiating supplier terms and conditions.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to influence and negotiate with internal stakeholders and external suppliers.
  • Able to analyse and interpret numerical data and make proposals/recommendations in clear and logical methods.
  • Team management experience, able to generate positive outputs through strong team leadership abilities.
  • Strongly desirable - abilities with reading and interpreting technical drawings and specifications. MCIPS qualified.

Company benefits:

  • Highly competitive 9% non-contributory pension scheme
  • 4x salary Life Assurance (18+)
  • Personalised training and development plan
  • Healthcare Plan
  • 25-days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Opportunity to purchase additional annual leave
  • Occupational Health team
  • Workplace Nursery Benefit scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme