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Raytheon Technologies Indirect Commodity Manager - Logistics in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

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United Kingdom


Goodrich Actuation Systems Limited, Stafford Road, Wolverhampton, WV10 7EH

Collins Aerospace Systems, a Raytheon Technologies business, is on the lookout for an Indirect Commodity Manager to join the team in Wolverhampton.

You will join a friendly and collaborative team of 4, which consist of a Lead Buyer and 3 Category Managers. This role reports to the Head of Indirect Procurement and we’re looking for someone who will be a real business partner to the organisation and can engage with a plethora of stakeholders.

In your new position, you will develop and deliver commodity strategies whilst taking o wnership of the logistics spend and to increase the profitability of the site by procuring materials and services at the most competitive cost.

There are plenty of progression opportunities across supply chain and also great training options too! We are a flexible working employer and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants.

Your Responsibilities

  • Business Partnering/Stakeholder management- Ensure continuity of supply with defined quality standards

  • Managing Spend Area/Category Strategy Development- Engage with Actuation sites across the UK, France & Italy in understanding and implementing the commodity strategies and drive synergies across Europe

  • Supplier management - Ensure we proactively manage supplier performance to meet the business needs according to the market complexity and opportunities

  • Continuous improvement- Identify and drive value creation opportunities from market intelligence and supply base, managing performance against target and implementation timelines

    Experience and Skills

  • Commodity experience- indirect would be advantageous but not essential

  • Experience in working for a large corporate organisation and matrix environment

  • Ability to influence stakeholders at all levels in the organisation, with excellent communication skills

  • Experience in identifying commercial opportunities, implications and risks

  • Working knowledge of contract law

  • Project management skills and the capability to drive projects through to their conclusion

  • Drive and ability to work independently

  • Certified by MCIPS (preferred but not essential) – if not already certified, the business can support you with this

  • Fluency in Microsoft Office or similar spreadsheet, presentation and word processing applications

  • Travel Required: 10 - 20% across predominately France, Italy, UK

About Us

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest problems and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

The high quality products we design, test and produce in our Mechanical Systems help millions of passengers reach their destinations safely – every day! From landing systems and actuation to propellers, flight controls and hoist and winch – the products we manufacture work together behind the scenes to enhance the overall flight experience. We delight our customers with superior products and best-in-class service. Our global team is committed to continuous improvement – we work hard to make our solutions lighter-weight, stronger and more technically advanced, so that plane travel can be safer, more affordable and more sustainable in the years to come. We are looking for the best and brightest to fly and land with us!

Our benefits package includes a competitive base salary as well as 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, as well as private dental & healthcare. In addition, there is an Employee Assistance Programme, ability to buy and sell holidays, cycle to work scheme, employee discounts and a fantastic pension scheme.

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

Please note that potential candidates will be subject to Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) and background checks and that project access restrictions may apply to some nationalities.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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