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DATE ADDED: Wed 14/08/2019

Commodity Manager

Sudbury, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

On behalf of our client, a global manufacturer of medical technology and equipment, I am recruiting for a permanently employed Commodity Manager.

The role is based in Sudbury, Sofolk. I am looking for an experienced sourcing professional. The main function of the role is to perform a full range of strategic sourcing activities and Commodity Management functions for Instruments and Consumables products produced on site in Sudbury.

You will also support other six Point of Care plants world wide, so some international travel will be required.

This role would suit candidates looking to step into a management role.

Key Duties:

Develops complex buying strategies to purchase and arrange timely deliveries of supplies and materials for domestic and international purchases.
*Negotiates prices, terms and quality requirements. Reducing on an annual basis the cost of purchased parts providing positive purchase price changes and year on year reduction of standard costs
*Manage supplier capabilities in order to deliver materials in line with business requirements in terms of quality and supply.
*Manage Supply Chain risk from both a supplier and individual part perspective with regular assessment and mitigation.
*Working with Healthcare Strategic Procurement colleagues, develop new supply sources to support existing and new product requirements. Ensuring the identification and qualification of capable suppliers with the involvement and support of technical personnel where appropriate.
*Ensure accurate standard costs, are maintained for new and existing products.
*Performs value analysis to identify cost improvements. Identify and co-ordinate cost-reduction opportunities for materials ensuring correct approvals and evaluations are obtained.

I am looking for candidates with successful experience in purchasing, able to demonstrate coverage of key fundamental aspects. Candidates should also be familiar with lean concepts and tools. Applicants with certification of a professional body associated with procurement are preferred.

For more information or to apply please make contact at the details attached.

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Role: Commodity Manager
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Sudbury, Suffolk,

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