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Ford & Stanley Recruitment

Are you looking for the opportunity to leave your strategic mark on an industry leading business, re-establishing their supply chain in a time of rapid change?

Ford & Stanley – The Rail Recruitment Experts are recruiting a Commodity Manager for one of the UK’s leading maintenance service providers of rolling stock.

The Opportunity

Ford and Stanley Recruitment are working exclusively with one of the UK’s leading maintenance and overhaul companies within the rolling stock industry following a period of growth and successful project wins. Working to define new standards and showcase excellence within a well-established business, this is an opportunity for somebody to imprint their processes and strategic vision onto the company, enabling its pursuit for continuous improvement.



Role and Responsibilities:

  • Define, negotiate, and implement strategy, managing a team of Buyers.
  • Own key supplier relationships and go out to market developing new possibilities for their organisation.
  • Interface between various teams within the organisation, utilising their exceptional networking skills.

The Candidate

With a generous package and a responsible task, this opportunity will suit an adept leader who is up to the task of pushing change and a relationship-building with internal departments and future suppliers. This go-getter will be ready to do what it takes to bring about business success, whether that be carrying out high level business negotiations or stepping in with hands-on purchasing. They will be no stranger to working in a complex environment with many moving elements and achieving success despite global challenges.


  • Experience Managing a Team.
  • Positive attitude and proven track record of achieving results.
  • Procurement/Commodity Management Experience.
  • A background in large operations and a complex business environment.

Closing Date:  Apply ASAP as the position will close upon securing the right candidate.

Likely Job Titles: Commodity Manager, Procurement Manager, Purchasing Manager, Senior Buyer

About Ford & Stanley Group

Ford & Stanley Group are in the business of people and performance. Our mission is to create one million better workdays through facilitating great recruitment, leadership and occupational mental fitness.

Ford & Stanley Group Ltd is a Disability Confident Committed employer and is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all opportunity seekers. We shall adhere to such a policy at all times and will review on an on-going basis all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. We will treat everyone equally irrespective sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief or political beliefs and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy.

    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Doncaster
    • Date posted:
    • Pay:£- £