Global Commodity Manager- Power Switching

International Permanent
  • Key Appointment within a Global Organisation
  • Market Leading Company Having Huge Expansion Plans

About Our Client

Meeting the world's demand for continuous connectivity, delivering the next generation of cloud and edge infrastructure.

Job Description

  • Working with the Office of the CTO, Line of Business, Operations and regional Procurement colleagues to develop and implement a strategic sourcing strategy and plan for the assigned commodities and spend
  • Leveraging global scale for global pricing and supplier consolidation
  • Promoting collaboration between Procurement and Engineering on design, NPD, and VA/VE activities
  • Managing global supplier relationships for each key commodity to maximise supply chain benefits and maintain leverage during price negotiations
  • Ensuring all contracts are in place, maintained current and have appropriate and consistent raw material pricing clauses
  • Working with Regional Commodity Managers in understanding the global spend and identifying opportunities to increase quality and improve value for money
  • Identifying innovative procurement solutions that provide cashable savings and process efficiencies for the organisation

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Manufacturing, or a related discipline
  • CPM or equivalent
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in: materials, supply chain, or procurement experience iSignificant experience working with power switching technologies
  • Must be a superb communicator with the ability to lead cross-functional teams while managing multiple projects
  • Ability to present and communicate clearly at all levels of the organisation
  • Demonstrated high-level of analytical skills
  • Knowledge of MRP and supply / demand planning
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills.
  • Ability to achieve goals through collaboration and persuasion
  • Dependable and self-directed; capable of working with minimal supervision
  • Conscientious, accurate, and detail-oriented with strong organisational skills

What's on Offer

A generous remuneration package plus benefits

Emma Coombs
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Job summary

Job function
Engineering & Manufacturing
Production, Manufacturing
Technology & Telecoms
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Emma Coombs
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