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Commodity Manager

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Company : Safran Electrical & Power Job field : Purchasing Location : Pitstone, Buckinghamshire , England , United Kingdom Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time
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Job Description

Commodity Manager
Pitstone, Tring, Hertfordshire
£ Competitive

Benefits: 8% Bonus, Excellent Pension, 33 Days Holiday, Dental, BUPA, Workplace nursery scheme, Midday finish on Fridays, Enhanced family friendly policies, Wellbeing programme, Employee assistance programme including health and finance, Onsite subsidised canteen

Skills: Strategic, Market intelligence, Purchasing experience, Strong negotiator, Supply chain management, Data visualisation, Contract understanding & management

At Safran Electrical & Power, we recognise that aviation needs to innovate and change in order to protect our environment. We believe that future aircraft power systems will be hybrid-electric or full-electric, which is why we are working to develop and deliver advanced electrical solutions to help decarbonise flight. In addition to supporting the next generation of traditional aircraft, we are also working to support new VTol (Vertical Take-off and landing) products, light jets and urban mobility solutions that will revolutionise the way we fly.
If you want to help deliver this future, we are looking for enthusiastic and creative people to join our team.
The UK Safran Electrical & Power team has expertise in designing and developing electrical systems comprising generators, power conversion, distribution and control, with developing expertise in electric motors for aircraft propulsion.

The Role

As a Commodity Manager at Safran Electrical & Power you will define, elaborate and manage the commodity strategy roadmap, helping to determine the future of Safran's technological proficiencies as a leader within the aerospace industry. You will execute commodity strategies to support the overall site and divisional needs, reducing, refining and rationalising the supply base on an ongoing basis. You will ensure claims are instigated against suppliers in the case of poor quality or delivery. You will enforce contract particulars to ensure Safran obtain all available value from contracts agreed.

• Manage the strategic commodities for the site.
• Define and execute appropriate strategies to support the overall site and divisional needs.
• Persistently analyse the supply base associated to the commodity and reduce, refine and rationalise on an ongoing basis.
• Professional execution of contract management to ensure the business obtain all available value from the contracts agreed.
• Serve as a source of escalation to the Supply Chain teams when suppliers are non-responsive or not conforming to the business needs.
• Ensure delivery of regular strategic business reviews for key suppliers.
• Ensure claims are executed against suppliers of poor quality and delivery.
• Travel to supplier locations as and when required.

Complementary Description

Get involved:

We also have a number of groups and forums onsite that you can get involved with, including Women at Safran, STEM ambassadors, Employee Forum, charity partnerships and wellbeing programme.

Our Wellbeing Programme in Pitstone aims to place employee wellbeing at the heart of our business, and we integrate it with all that we do. The programme is made up of four wellbeing committees; Healthy Minds, Physical, Social & Financial. Our enhanced family friendly policies re-enforce our commitment to providing a workplace that is both diverse and inclusive.

Job Requirements

We are looking for candidates with a range of skills and experience, but we're also keen to help people grow and develop in this role. If you have some or all of the following, we'd love to hear from you:
• Bachelor's degree in engineering or business management preferred, or relevant purchasing experience.
• Previous experience working in commodity management.
• Ability to manage complex situations and projects.
• Strong understanding of contracts and contract conditions essential.
• Ability to negotiate with suppliers as necessary.
• Prior experience in managing savings plans.
• Ability to present data to key stakeholders.
• Evidence of written English at interview stage.

Specificity of the job

As required.

Locate your future workplace

Westfield Road LU7 9RH

Pitstone, Buckinghamshire

England United Kingdom

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