Global Procurement Manager - Metal Commodities

EUR40000.00 - EUR50000.00 per annum + Bonus
11 Mar 2021
10 Apr 2021
Rikard Lenkler
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Procurement Manager - Metal Commodities (Stamping & Bearings)

Global Engineering Organization

Salary - €45k-€50k + Bonus & Benefits

Location - Porto, Portugal

Contact - Rikard,

This global engineering and manufacturing organization is looking for a talented procurement professional or engineer with a strong commercial acumen to join their procurement team in Porto. You will be taking on responsibility for a critical business category within the metal commodities spend worth over €50M per year. This position will require a strong technical knowledge of heavy manufacturing and production process to work closely with internal design and production teams as well as key suppliers in the sector to ensure best cost and quality is achieved.

As the Global Procurement Manager for Metal Commodities, your responsibilities will include:

  • Develop the sourcing strategy for the stamping & bearings spends as well as other direct materials that fall under your scope of responsibility
  • Act as primary point of contact for supplier selection, supplier onboarding and ongoing supplier relationship management
  • Provide subject matter expertise on both technical and commercial topics related to metal commodities and materials
  • Drive continuous improvement to the purchasing process through six sigma and lean manufacturing methodologies
  • Work closely with New Product Development and Engineering teams in understanding design, cost-modelling and production techniques

The Global Procurement Manager for Metal Commodities will require the following skills in ordered to succeed in this position:

  • A technical educational background; preferably in an engineering discipline
  • Fluent in English; Additional EU language also highly desirable
  • Proven experience working in a procurement, sourcing, supply chain or engineering role that provides you with the relevant knowledge of the metals, stamping & bearings commodities
  • A strong background in project management to be able to coordinate multiple simultaneous programs
  • Excellent commercial ability when it comes to contract management and negotiation

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly technical individual who is looking to further develop their commercial acumen in a global engineering business. You will be working within a highly talented and multi-national team of procurement professionals working cohesively to deliver optimal value to the organization. If you are a procurement professional or engineer with experience in metal commodities and looking for your next challenge apply now with your most recent CV to Rikard at