During the current situation caused by Covid-19, Sidel’s main concern is the health and safety of all of our stakeholders as well as ensuring business continuity for our customers. Read More
Senior Commodity Leader
Contract Type

Your Opportunity

The Commodity Leader Third Party Equipment is responsible for the development and implementa-tion of commodity strategies and supplier management in assigned trade equipment categories. He/she performs sourcing activities for a set portfolio of equipment categories for Sidel Group globally to achieve commodity results and ensure compliance with the Group Strategy. The Commodity Leader Third Party Equipment is also responsible to complete the Sidel Group offering through a close collaboration with Strategy & Business Development, Portfolio Management and Project Management Execution.

Your Mission

  • Lead, develop and implement global commodity strategy for assigned equipment categories
  • Analyse spend and develop the most suitable market share between the related vendors
  • Monitor the market through constant benchmarking in order to continuously improve costs, quality, delivery and technology
  • Define the annual savings budget on his perimeter, identifying risks and opportunities
    Implement the saving action plan to achieve the assigned annual cost saving target
  • Promote and lead cost reduction activities and alternative products / solutions, towards internal stakeholder and suppliers,
  • Manage the Supplier Relationship at global level, monitoring trend of KPIs and setting necessary corrective actions to improve the performance of the suppliers
  • Negotiate long-term contracts with suppliers, at global level, that set out prices, supplier productivities along agreement duration, quality level, delivery times, and commercial terms & conditions
  • Communicate effectively and manage relationships with relevant internal stakeholders (Product Management, Marketing and Execution Project Management) to contribute to sustain the Sidel Business Plan and/or to improve the efficiency of our organization thanks to cross-functional projects
  • Ensure compliance with the sourcing processes
  • Maintain master data in Synertrade and SAP for equipment, products and suppliers

Your Profile


  • Engineering Diploma, Master Degree or equivalent
  • Degree in Engineering is preferred; Business/Economics is also accepted
  • English - Fluency in French, Italian and/or Chinese is an advantage

Required experience and skills

  • Min 3 years in strategic sourcing in an international manufacturing company
  • Knowledge of the packaging for beverage and food business and market
  • Experience in manufacturing environment or sales
  • Experience in international negotiations, contract and claim management
  • Experience outside of own country of origin is a plus
  • Very good negotiation skills as key element to communicate with both suppliers and other stakeholders

Contract Type
Sidel Group has updated its Privacy Notice
Ok, I understand