Manager Commodity Job Description

Manager Commodity Job Description

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Manager commodity provides competitive intelligence from external markets, business, industry engagement or participation, and liaise with Commodity Price Risk Management (CPRM) Research Specialist.

Manager Commodity Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Analyze spend profiles and assess opportunities
Gather and analyze market intelligence
Identify and map stakeholders and define category performance metrics
Perform sourcing activities in support of customer requests or internal projects (resourcing, engineering changes, ) including sending out RFQs, reviewing responses, supplier selection, coordination with estimating and Program Management and PO or contract file documentation
Champion annual productivity improvements by leading internal and joint supplier / teams pursuing cost reduction opportunities in alignment with the sourcing strategy
Establish close working relationships with other functions
Professional services (Global and Domestic) - Software (product) development, software implementation, break-fix, advisory, planning, BPO outsourcing, and other consultancy service offerings
Human Resources (Domestic) - Temporary labor, training, recruitment, benefits and employee related product and service offerings
Ensure EMA launches new materials and components that are consistently priced with materials and components that are in production (consistent conversion costs, raw material costs)
On-going evaluation of component costs vs

Manager Commodity Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Manager Commodity

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPM, APICS, ISM, C.P.M, CPIM, CPSM, CIRM, A.P.P, NAPM, FSG

Education for Manager Commodity

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the manager commodity job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Technical, Business/Administration, Education, Management, MBA, Finance, Operations Management

Skills for Manager Commodity

Desired skills for manager commodity include:

Auditing
Commodity and trading risk
Risk management and control
Benchmarks and end-of-life plans
Cost structures
Financial markets
New products
Options and swaps markets
Technical improvements
Quality Management Systems and Supplier Application

Desired experience for manager commodity includes:

Bachelors Degree in Business/Finance/Economics/Accounting or equivalent
Minimum of 10 years experience in commercial credit analysis, financial statement analysis, and industry sectors
Deep understanding of how to put a risk mitigation strategy into place including knowledge of netting & collateral clauses in Agreements/ISDAs & other credit mitigation tools such as bank L/Cs, guarantees, financial covenants and other collateral
At least Eight (8) years experience out of which Five (5) in Purchasing
Experience with purchasing capital equipment and services related to production facilities
Experience from working closely with production environments

Manager Commodity Examples

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Manager Commodity Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of manager commodity. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for manager commodity
  • Expedite delivery of goods to users from order entry to delivery to customer (internal or external)
  • Understand and serve unilateral customer needs
  • Select products for purchase by directing the testing, observing, or examining of items
  • Identify, investigate and recommend new sources of supply
  • Other projects and duties that may be assigned by supervisor
  • Lead collaborative multi-site, cross-functional commodity teams to analyze spend, develop actionable spend management strategies, implement spend management strategies and proactively manage the supply base within the assigned components
  • Develop and implement spend management strategies including supplier assessments and rationalization, negotiation for best total cost of ownership, make vs
  • Providing industry insight and market intelligence related to existing and potential Fiber Optic suppliers
  • Driving sustaining cost management strategy for suppliers being managed
  • Quality escalation management
Qualifications for manager commodity
  • Experience in negotiating 3rd party software and licensing agreements, including understanding appropriate terms & conditions
  • Ability to successfully interact and influence senior management both internal and external escalating issues to senior management when appropriate
  • Ability to analyze information, make recommendations, develop reports, and present data to senior level management with minimal review
  • Demonstrated competency in the procurement process and the practical application of ethical business practices
  • Working with Others – (1) Able to manage, build rapport and influence external and internal resources on program development and implementation, (2) Able to confront people and/or project problems as appropriate to steer timely resolution
  • Teamwork – (1) Leads sourcing project teams to appropriate supplier selections, scope of work and contract terms, (2) Leads complex and/or global cross-functional teams as needed
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Manager Commodity Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of manager commodity. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for manager commodity
  • Find and develop new suppliers, if needed, according to Global Purchasing Council (GPC) guidelines
  • Conduct detailed demand, spend, cost and market analysis and a structured approach to tendering and negotiating with suppliers given the assigned commodity strategy
  • Segment suppliers and manage supplier relationships to drive supplier development and integration for existing, new and potential suppliers
  • Support Advanced Purchasing and R&D to achieve optimal Other Material Variance (OMV) activities and supplier classification information
  • Follow and adhere to all governance requirements set forth by the GPC
  • Leadership of strategic sourcing teams
  • The Commodity Manager partners with business units to understand the goals and objectives and formulates strategies to achieve desired business results
  • Responsible for Global Supplier Management
  • Measure and track business unit performance within each commodity
  • Provide sourcing support for New Product Development efforts and collaborate with Sr
Qualifications for manager commodity
  • Degree in Supply Chain, Business, Engineering, or related field is preferred
  • CPM within 2 years
  • CPSM strongly preferred, or certified within first 2 years of hire
  • Develop a commodity roadmap aligning business requirements with supplier capabilities
  • Help drive quarterly supplier business reviews that defines, among other things, market and business analysis, product roadmaps, supplier capabilities and annual / quarterly strategic business objectives
  • Work closely with Materials Management team to identify material shortages at contract manufacturing sites
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Manager Commodity Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of manager commodity. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for manager commodity
  • Research and understand the potential Suppliers, Products and/or Services to be purchased
  • Develop effective Requests for Quote strategies, in cooperation with the Requester and the end-user project team as applicable
  • Review, analyze and evaluate Supplier quotes or proposals
  • Clearly communicate to suppliers our contractual requirements and understanding the supplier's contractual commitment to Tektronix
  • Heading up contractual and price negotiations and/or supporting the specialist buyers responsible for particular material fields to secure project targets with optimum conditions
  • Undertake supplier management (jointly with partner functions, specialist department, Q
  • Provide price forecasts to plant controllers for your managed spend
  • Define/adapt and implement Commodity and Pooling strategies (based on conducted demand, market and supplier analyses)
  • Resourcing, engineering changes, ) including sending out RFQs, reviewing responses, supplier selection, coordination with estimating and Program Management and PO or contract file documentation
  • Research, identify, evaluate and develop new suppliers to meet global company strategies & production requirements
Qualifications for manager commodity
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment of other Commodity Managers and cross functional peers to support deadlines
  • Associates degree in Business, Materials, Engineering or other technical disciplines with a minimum of six (6) years experience in materials related field
  • Minimum Six Sigma Greenbelt required
  • You communicate professionally in English both verbally and in writing
  • Competency in and working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, pull systems, and inventory reduction methods overall supply chain and inventory strategies & practices
  • Strong understanding of terms, supply strategies, VMI, safety stock
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Manager Commodity Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a manager commodity. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for manager commodity
  • Leverage knowledge of industry and business unit trends to define 3 year road map to savings and betterment initiatives
  • Meet or exceed annual goals related to cost savings and trade working capital
  • Actively leads the Commodity strategy development process to ensure that the Commodity needs of North American business units are met
  • Establishes and leads cross-functional teams that are critical to implementing savings initiatives related to materials
  • Actively collaborates with branch operation and sales leadership to identify and designing strategies which drive year-over-year performance improvements from suppliers providing products and services
  • Actively collaborates with plant operation leadership to identify and design strategies which drive year-over-year performance improvements from suppliers providing 3rd Party goods or pass through product
  • Negotiates costs and terms assertively
  • Monitors compliance to internal and external (government and customer) regulations and reports – resolves identifies issues
  • Leads Quarterly Business Reviews with key strategic suppliers to provide feedback regarding supplier performance
  • Responsible for reviewing supplier quality and collaborating with Johnson Control Quality team to ensure suppliers are exceeding quality metrics
Qualifications for manager commodity
  • Strong synthesis and presentation skills for internal and external audiences
  • 9-13 years of experience in a Procurement function, including negotiating with suppliers, writing and interpreting contracts and agreements
  • Develops and negotiates contracts and agreements using proper terms and conditions
  • Administers and ensures compliance to contracts and agreements
  • May participate on a team with Corporate Procurement in the negotiation of contracts and agreements
  • Accumulates, monitors, and reports purchasing data
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Manager Commodity Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of manager commodity. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for manager commodity
  • Interface with Corporate and SBG IT organizations to determine requirements
  • Bachelor of Science degree required in Supply Chain, Information Technology or related business field
  • Plan and lead the most strategic negotiations in Global Functions category across the company, managing category spend
  • Plan and lead the most strategic negotiations in ERP Strategic Suppliers category across the company, managing category spend
  • Manage select contracts and supplier selection process for IT requirements
  • Analyze options, prepare summaries, equalize offerings, negotiate clarifications, and issue appropriate contracts
  • Lead for mergers and acquisitions review of IT contracts
  • Follow approval and reporting requirements
  • Manage global and/or regional commodity for brazing and MRO
  • Develop and execute long term commodity strategies
Qualifications for manager commodity
  • 8+ years of relevant experience, preferably within a high-tech environment
  • Knowledge and experience with use of a major ERP system such as Oracle, Agile
  • More than five (5) years of experience from sourcing in international environment
  • Strong ability to drive changes within an international environment
  • Highly dynamic in idea generation and always “thinking out of the box” in practical ways
  • Highly dynamic in bringing people together to support his ideas

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