Commodity Manager (Electronics) Job
Welch Allyn - Skaneateles, NY

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Commodity Manager (Electronics)

Requisition #: 5648
Job Category: Operations
Location: Skaneateles, NY, US
Required Experience: Not Indicated
Required Education: Not Indicated
Travel Percentage: 0

Relocation Provided:
Position Overview:
As Electronics Commodity Manager, using your project management skills you will support New Product Development initiatives, manage Suppliers, contribute to drive Gross Margin Improvement (GMI) efforts, use LEAN tools to proactively help develop improved supplier

It’s your life. Work well. You would be joining a privately held global manufacturer of innovative medical diagnostic equipment and solutions. Founded in 1915, Welch Allyn has been recognized as one of the Great Places to Work in the US, Ireland and Mexico

Key Responsibilities:
You will leverage your previous experience to develop and manage annual, three year and five year commodity strategies and objectives to optimize total material cost and return on procured assets.

Developing and administering dependable supply sources you will secure and maintain Supplier active interest and cooperation and manage optimal procurement for consolidated commodity requirements, on a multi-plant wide basis. As a strategic and collaborative partner, you will ensure that suppliers are rated consistently and fairly and provide regular, timely feedback regarding performance.

Working as a key partner with Welch Allyn R & D teams, you will ensure mutual understanding of multi-year supplier technology / product roadmaps, effectively integrating early supplier involvement for optimal commercial engagements, and manage last time buys for End of Life (EOL) products

You will determine supplier capability / feasibility, be involved in supplier selection and negotiate supplier agreements. Supplier management efforts will include contract negotiations, supplier performance, and issue resolution. Supplier development issues will also include application of LEAN Six Sigma (LSS) to help achieve GMI Improvements and improve suppler performance. A results oriented, decisive high achiever, you have excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and communications skills and are comfortable interacting with all levels of the organization.

Required Background:
A BSEE is desired. Bachelor’s is required. ISM, CPM, APICS CPIM certification is a plus as is SAP familiarity. Demonstrated technical experience with: silicon based devices (microprocessors, controllers, power devices, (ASIC’s) and modules (IRDA, Blue Tooth, RF), printed circuit board assemblies (PCBA) and passive components (cables, power cord, etc) is essential.

Establishing component level contracts utilized by EMS manufacturing partners on a Global basis is desired,

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