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Commodity Manager

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General information


Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

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Main domain/Job field

Support functions - Purchasing

Job title

Commodity Manager

Employment type


Professional category

Employees / Staff

Part time / Full time


Job description

Ability to combine tactical and strategic tasks, from raising POs to implementing commodity strategies, working closely with Commodity Managers.

Undertake all purchasing responsibilities to support the P2P (Purchase to Pay) process. This includes processing purchase requisitions and supplier applications for individual sites and supporting invoice queries (when Purchasing responsibility).
- Managing, negotiating and contracting RFQs and tenders for specific allocated projects.
-Report and deliver cost savings in accordance with procedures and accurately updated on relevant tools (e.g. CAP).
- Work as part of the Purchasing Team to develop and implement Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) tools and techniques.
- Where applicable, monitors supplier performance.
-Works collaboratively within the Purchasing Team to understand and support business strategy.
-Build effective relationships with internal stakeholders.
-Achieve the lowest total cost of acquisition for goods and services taking into account quality, cost, delivery & service requirements.
- Build effective relationships with global colleagues to leverage deals and support global strategy rollout.
- Working with CM or PM to manage operational requirements to implement commodity strategies.

Additional description

Other duties:

Propose improvements of tools and processes within the Group.
-Attend meetings at other locations as required.
-Provide efficient and effective customer service.
-Adhere to all Group Policies and Procedures.
- Undertake any training and development activities outlined and agreed as part of your annual appraisal / objectives setting.
-Take care of your own safety and the safety of others at all times by complying with the Health & Safety Policy at all times.
-Represent the company in a professional manner at all times.
-Perform job responsibilities to the level identified in Internal Control procedures, policies and standards. Maintain an understanding of internal control standards and requirements.

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Job location

Europe, UK, England, South West

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