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Commodity Director
Contract Type
Permanent
Country
ITALY
Location
Parma

Your Opportunity

Sidel is looking for a Commodity Director who will be responsible for the definition and implementation of the Global Commodity Strategy for assigned categories. Ultimately, the commodity Director, by leading his/her international team, will drive the sourcing strategy on parameters such as cost, quality, delivery and technology in order to support business performance and profitability.

Your Mission

  • Develop and implement short and mid-term global commodity strategies for assigned strategic commodities;
  • Be strongly involved in activities with high strategic impact for the Company through high integration/ collaboration with other Company functions;
  • Manage an international team of professional Commodity and Suppliers Managers located in different areas and support team members in implementing the sourcing strategy; 
  • Support the team members in the management of the supplier base;
  • Define the annual saving budget identifying risks and opportunities for a given commodity, promote and lead cost reduction activities and alternative products/ solution towards internal stakeholder and Suppliers in order to contribute to the overall cost reduction target. Be responsible for the tenders (RFQ) of strategic or confidential commodities;
  • Negotiate long-term contracts with global and local Suppliers. Negotiation includes: lists, quality standards, prices, discount rates, duration, delivery timescales, commercial terms and conditions;
  • Scout new suppliers to comply with the category strategy and lead the qualification process developing a unique sustainable supplier base;

Your Profile

  • Minimum 10 years in strategic sourcing in an international manufacturing company;
  • Experience in international negotiation, contract and claim management;
  • English fluent;
  • Fluency in French, Italian and/or Chinese is an advantage;

Contract Type
Permanent
Country
ITALY
Location
Parma
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