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Commodity Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Country
ITALY
Location
Parma

Your Opportunity

Responsible for the development and implementation of sourcing strategies and supplier management for given categories of spend. Perform sourcing activities for a set portofolio of spend categories at a global level to achieve commodity results and ensure compliance with Group strategy. Responsible to lead the team, improve competences and skills of the team, in order to be more effective in achieving the assigned targets.

Your Mission

  • Lead, develop and implement global commodity strategy for assigned spend categories
  • Analyse spend in assigned spend categories
  • Monitor the market through constant benchmarking in order to continuously improve costs, quality, delivery and technology
  • Define the annual saving forecast, 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 stakeholders and  suppliers, to contribute to the overall cost reduction target
  • Manage Supplier Relationship at global level, monitoring trend of KPIs and setting necessary corrective actions
  • Negotiate long-term contracts with Suppliers, at global level, that set out prices, quality standards, cost-reduction 
  • Improvement along  agreement duration, commercial terms and conditions
  • Communicate effectively and manage relationships with relevant internal stakeholders, to contribute to the cross-functional projects
  • Ensure compliance with sourcing processes

Your Profile

  • Min 5 yrs in strategic global sourcing in an international manufacturing company
  • Knowledge of the market/product categories concerned is a plus
  • Experience in manufacturing environment or sales is a plus
  • Experience in international negotiations, contract and claim management
  • Experience outside of own country of origin is a plus
  • Strong negotiation skills as key element in order to communicate with both suppliers and other stakeholders
  • English

Contract Type
Permanent
Country
ITALY
Location
Parma
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