Group Sourcing Manager

Elevation Recruitment Group
60000.00 - 65000.00 GBP Annual
03 Apr 2019
01 May 2019
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time
Elevation Recruitment Group - Procurement and Supply Chain are recruiting on behalf of an organisation that's under-going a transformation change to bring cost and value benefits to the operation. The business seeks to become a leading brand within the market focusing on quality and delivery. The Group Sourcing Manager will play a pivotal role in driving a new commodity strategy for one of the largest areas of spend.

The Group Sourcing Manager will have complete ownership of a ??25m spend that requires a global commodity strategy to manage the procurement activities inclusive of product development and stock control of the commodity range. You will have national and international travel within the role to build robust supplier agreements that manage trust, delivery and quality. The role requires a procurement professional with a drive and passion for achieving results as this area has never been touched.

Position: Group Sourcing Manager

Sector: Metals/Manufacturing


*Own the strategic direction of the organisations supply chain for the commodity
*Manage the strategic sourcing activity from supplier selection, tendering process, price and contract negotiation through to contract award
*Select the supply chain to deliver the most efficient and cost-effective service to the organisation
*Ensure cost competitiveness, cost avoidance and value improvement are achieved
*Own the strategic and operational management of the metal commodity
*Develop and implement supplier and commodity strategies which drive sustainable improvements in overall supply chain performance
*Develop innovative solutions to rationalise the supplier base identifying preferred sources of supply and introduce new sources of supply where applicable
*Lead cross-functional workshops to develop the strategy and sourcing plans to meet annualised and in year savings targets
*Engage with internal stakeholders to understand requirements
*Provide support to the business in fronting any potential new opportunities where Supply Chain engagement is required

Key Deliveries in the role:

*Establish control of the category
*Establish cost-saving plans
*Establish value-added initiatives


*Experience of buying, sourcing and category management for Metals; Aluminium
*A strong understanding of the consumer needs and experience in a manufacturing environment is essential
*A proven commodity and category strategic approach to procurement initiatives
*MCIPS is highly desirable
*You will be expected to travel throughout the UK and Internationally

Salary - contact for details

This role will require travel across the UK. Some home-based working is acceptable supported by satellite offices across the country.

If you want to discuss this position in more detail, please call Carl Walker at Elevation Recruitment Group on or .

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