Commodity Manager, Procurement & Supply Chain
American Airlines - Fort Worth, TX

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Join us for a career with endless possibilities. Looking for a job where a passion for innovation, a culture of teamwork, and opportunities for growth are valued and rewarded? You've come to the right place. The new American is in the business of serving the travel needs of our customers. At the core of the Company is our commitment to our customer, people just like you. We are dedicated to developing and delivering what our customers value and are willing to pay for. Customer-centric planning, innovative marketing, and an exceptional customer experience are supported by a cadre of talented people. If you are an exceptional professional, excited to join the journey that is ahead of the American team, why not explore the possibilities? Responsibilities: Represents the company in business dealings with internal and external organizations in the various roles of supply chain management Effectively develops and promotes AA/AMR's strategic partnerships with suppliers Accountable for managing the cost of commodities and acting in a leadership/facilitator roles as the manager of commodity and supplier strategies Procures commodities to meet the expectations of customers consistent with newly developed, quality oriented strategic plan Performs all requires functions from establishing internal customer requirements to the completion of acceptable purchase contracts which bring measurable value to the corporation
        Qualifications

        Team leader with strong customer orientation Assertiveness to negotiate and mediate complex pricing and financial implications of contracts Advanced business understanding particularly in project management, commodity markets, early supplier involvement, total cost management and financial analysis Understanding and use of technical tools for analysis, problem solving, quality improvement and deriving strategic business plans for commodities Skilled in organization and interpersonal dealings facilitating productive business relationships Excellent oral and written communication skills to give and gain support for actions and direction High ethical standards Moderate to extensive travel required Work experience demonstrating knowledge and application of these requirements: 2-5years ideal or up to 10years Bachelor's required; MBA desired Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, American Airlines and our affiliated carriers employ more than 85,000 people, fly more than 3,300 daily flights and operate a fleet of nearly 900 aircraft. We provide our people with top-notch health and wellness benefits, and excellent travel privileges. Our community outreach and diverse team is unparalleled. Join us and be a part of the best airline in the world - American Airlines.

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