The Commodity Manager position is responsible for identifying, developing, and implementing supplier and product value stream improvement initiatives with assigned suppliers or commodities through effective use and support of the strategic sourcing process, cost targeting, supplier performance planning, supplier development and value analysis/value engineering processes as well as leading a team of Supply Management professionals.
Identifies, selects, and manages global supplier relationships for assigned commodities (low/medium spend commodities) to ensure that products and services are delivered to the quality, cost and delivery performance levels required. May ensure all engineering, customer, security, and EHS requirements are met.
The Commodity Manager will be responsible for developing and executing the global electrical/electronic commodity strategy, including reduction of spend, consolidation of process, function and continuity of supply.
Evaluate market conditions in order to maintain inventory levels and control costs and make recommendations for cost reduction; evaluate and recommend suppliers, manage ongoing relationships with suppliers.