Category Manager/Commodity Manager

  • Reference IP29790-RA-DT
  • Salary £35,000 - £40,000
  • Location Cardiff
  • Job type Permanent

Category Manager/Commodity Manager - £40K - Newport

We are looking for an experienced Category Manager/Commodity Manager and be responsible for the strategic supply chain of the mechanical category. With an overall spend responsibility of £30mil. you will be responsible for:

 Understanding the capability and capacity within the mechanical category.
 Developing models to accurately determine gaps and opportunities
 Creating strategies and executing tactics to optimize the supply chain.
 Finding new suppliers for cost, capacity, quality and capability improvements. Creating a truly agile supply chain at lowest possible cost
 Creating regional sourcing models and identifying relevant suppliers within the regions
 Working with the quality department for new suppler audit and first article approval.
 Working with production engineering and engineering for DFMA for NPI and cost reduction activities
 Achieving cost reduction target year on year and ensuring a future proof supply chain against an ongoing growth pattern within the business
 Handover of suppliers fit for purpose to tactical purchasing team.
 Developing existing suppliers who are underperforming or into new areas of capability
 Creating, monitoring and improving against a backdrop of KPI’s aligned to internal and external customer requirements
 Global and regional supply chain initiatives.
 LCC sourcing

Qualifications Summary:

 MCIPS qualified or degree equivalent

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