Adecco UK are currently recruiting on behalf of one of their most prestigious clients in the Aerospace Industry for a Commodities Manager/Senior Buyer based in Leighton Buzzard.


  • Start date: ASAP
  • Duration: 10 months maternity cover
  • Location: Leighton Buzzard – Hybrid
  • Pay Rate: £30.00 per hour
  • Hours: 37.5 per week
  • Duties Include:

  • Responsible for the overall strategy, performance and risk management for your segment of the supply chain.
  • Identify, rationalise and create strategies for the supply chain based on supplier competency and value for the respective commodities/sub commodities.
  • Engage early in the Supply Chain process to ensure optimum value is designed into product and will guide stakeholders on the required considerations to meet business goals.
  • Guide relevant strategic buyers via a commodity framework to ensure the Supply Chain is developed sufficiently to support the operational needs of the business and deliver value.
  • Carry out appropriate market analysis to help define future plans and support business needs.
  • Requirements:

  • Previous experience in a procurement function ideally from a Manufacturing / Aerospace / Automotive environment
  • Understanding of Supply Chain Management operational concepts surrounding purchasing, logistics, incoming product inspection and inventory control
  • Excellent communication skill and able to lead change in a team environment
  • Does this sound like the perfect opportunity for you? Apply today and one of the team will contact you.

    If you do not hear back after 5 working days, please assume that you have unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

    Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.