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Commodity Manager

  • Location

    Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom

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    Charlie Webster

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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TXM Recruit are looking for an experienced Commodity Manager to join a new exciting long term project for one of the UK's leading train manufacturing companies.

Your new role:

  • You will be developing and agreeing the category plan for a portfolio of commodities
  • You will be purely dealing and focusing on direct spend
  • Setting sourcing strategies for new and upcoming contract opportunities
  • You will be involved in the end to end process of contract drafting, from the initial negotiation stage to the award
  • Supporting material and vendor set in ERP/MRP systems 
  • You will act as an escalation point for any contract claim negotiation
  • You must remain engaged with operational procurement teams to ensure on-time, on-budget delivery of materials
  • Conduct supplier performance reviews
  • You will be required to travel to the various TMC's across the UK


  • Commodity management experience 
  • Experience of working within a manufacturing or maintenance environment
  • Good working knowledge of SAP including PO, Material Master, PIR
  • Good working knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft packages
  • Sound commercial acumen
  • MCIPS Qualified or appropriate professional institute or relevant experience

If you believe you fit the requirements and would be interested in finding out some more information then please waste no time and click 'APPLY' and one of the team will be in touch shortly.