The incumbent is responsible to manage, direct, oversee, and implement the procurement activities in addition to the development of strategic goals and objectives for the department and the supply base. In addition the incumbent is responsible for ensuring the establishment, evaluation, and implementation of strategic supplier alliances and relationships. The Commodity Manager is responsible for cost management including lowest total acquisition, direct material cost, and other corporate cost containment activities. Manages, directs, coaches, mentors, and establishes direction for the Supply Management staff, which fosters teamwork and personal growth.
This position reports directly to the Manager of Supply Chain Operations. This position will work closely with the manufacturing managers, engineering managers, sales, marketing, customer service, quality assurance, human resources, finance, NPD, and the senior management team.
Key Result Area:
Staff Management and Training 25%; Profitability 25%. Customer Satisfaction 10%; Strategy Development 20%; Expense Management 10%; Supplier Relations 10%.
1. Develop short and long term corporate supply management strategy consistent with corporate business plans. Integrate strategic plans, translate into action plans, and manage follow-up.
2. Improve profitability and customer satisfaction by developing supply chain strategies to improve supply chain efficiencies in cost, quality, and total lead time from customer demand to delivery of finished product.
3. Develop continuous improvement plans to reduce direct material costs.
4. Provide leadership by establishing and implementing sound management practices.
5. Develop Corporate Strategic Alliances, long term partnerships with customers and supplier.
6. Supervise and train supply management personnel.
7. Develop department goals and measurements to meet corporate objectives.
8. Direct and manage cross-functional teams to drive supplier and process improvements in Cost, quality, cycle time, and service.
9. Identify improvement areas, develop and manage continuous improvement activities to achieve greater customer satisfaction.
10. Develop Supply Chain Operations department policies and procedures, provide training to personnel as required.
11. Performs duties and responsibilities as described in the quality system.
12. Perform other duties as assigned by Manager in support of departmental goals.
- Skills or experience with personal computers, including electronic E-mail, personal scheduling, word processing, and electronic spreadsheet skills.
- Working knowledge of SAP or ERP systems preferred.
- Knowledge of Strategic Supply Chain Management required.
- Excellent negotiation skills are necessary to perform the responsibilities of the position.
- Knowledge of manufacturing industry required.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Must have project management skills
- Presentation skills.
- Time management skills
- Planning, directing, and organizational skills required.
- Excellent business management skills required.
- Strong financial skills.
- Skill in continuous improvement and cost reduction are necessary
- Experience in ISO9000, QS9000, SPC, six sigma quality preferred
- Bachelors’ Degree in Business or Supply Management preferred.
- 7-10 years experience in Supply Management/Strategic development.
- Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM), Certified in Production and Inventory Control (CPIM) preferred.
- Project Management experience preferred
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