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Indirect Commodity Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Grenoble
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: DLON - ICM
  • Sector: Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 21/03/2018
EMEA Indirect Commodity Manager

A leading chemicals company are currently seeking an Indirect Commodity Manager in Grenoble, France. This role will be responsible for purchasing indirect materials and services such as MRO, Subcontracting, and CAPEX as well as other services. The scope will initially be Europe with the intent of globalising by the end of Q4.

The Company:

The company are a producer of specialty chemicals and are expanding their functions into Europe after a number of acquisitions. The organisation currently has over 10,000 employees and is a $5 billion company.

Responsibilities:
  • Reporting into the Indirect Commodity Lead in Europe
  • Leading and driving strategic purchasing projects involving various different raw materials (including MRO)
  • Developing relationships with new and old suppliers to ensure that the organisation has a smooth purchasing process.
  • Excellent project-based work, allowing you to travel frequently around Europe.
  • Development of category strategies and providing in-depth support to local level procurement teams.
  • Responsible for European sourcing.
Skills and Experience Required
  • 2 – 5 years’ experience sourcing Indirect Services Sourcing.
  • Ideally for chemical / paper / pharmaceutical background
  • Engineering Degree or equivalent
  • Strong contract negotiation experience.
  • Strategic Purchaser / Buyer background.
  • Good communicator
We are looking for someone with strong strategic capabilities who can manage stakeholders and implement change. You will have fantastic communication skills, a natural team player in a high performing environment.

What this Job Offers You
  • Natural Progression: Indirect Commodity Lead.
  • Travel opportunities.
  • Individual training for growth opportunities
  • Project-based working, allowing you to develop your skills in key areas
  • Leading & Driving projects within the business.
  • Flexible working hours.
How to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, or any other potential roles that may be available to you, apply below for a confidential discussion or contact me directly on +44 203 7588962

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