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Global Commodity Manager

Blonie - Poland

Feb 02, 2022

Full time

R2021-6189


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KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Deliver budgeted/forecasted cost reductions by assigned commodity.
  • Identify Cost Reduction opportunities based on:
  • Benchmarking data and key cost driver analysis based on capacity analysis at suppliers, product and process improvements, implementation of new technologies, execution of competitive sourcing process and commodity market trends.
  • Lead resolution, including management and communication with Global Commodity Suppliers and internal partners.
  • Support supplier selection process and work collaboratively to seek cross-functional input toward improving overall impact.
  • Understand supply base structure, financial strength, book of business, manufacturing/engineering capabilities and processes, open capacity, strengths and weaknesses.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • 4-year Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and a Master’s degree in Supply Chain Management (focusing on operations management and strategic sourcing are preferred)
  • Proven experience developing global suppliers on various countries for Propulsion Electrical/Electronic commodities, ensuring smooth launches or transitions
  • 10+ years relevant experience working in global environments, preferred
  • Experience with manufacturing processes and able to develop cost models based on cycle times, labor rates across different countries and efficiency rates.
  • Experience in a team environment of conflicting opinions, ideas and solutions and provide clear direction to reach alignment of all partners.
  • Solid understanding of legal terms and conditions applied on Global contracts with suppliers.
  • Experience in developing manufacturing processes to industrialize new product designs, cost models to assist in negotiations with suppliers for production material/capital equipment and mathematical models to understand relationships between factors driving costs.
  • Proven experience developing global suppliers on various countries for Propulsion commodities, ensuring smooth launches or transitions.
  • Ability to speak a foreign language, preferred.
  • Able to travel up to 50% of the time.

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