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Commodity Manager l

livonia, MI 48150

Posted: 05/03/2024 Employment Type¬Ć: Contract to Perm Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: CM68564331129

Job Description

COMMODITY MANAGERThe Commodity Manager (CM) I will place purchase orders, requests for quotes (RFQs), perform data analysis and other activities associated with overseeing the sourcing of new products. The role will manage suppliers and current cost reductions. The Commodity Manager I evaluates suppliers based on cost, quality, launch, and delivery of their products and services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Lead current production cost reduction and new program sourcing for the assigned commodities, including issuing and analyzing RFQs. (40%)
  • Process purchase orders and ensure that supplier is meeting delivery dates. (20%)
  • Assist in developing and executing sourcing strategies and plans to leverage Our Client’s global buy and optimize total supplier performance (cost, quality, delivery, and launch). (5%) 
  • Lead, manage and execute data collection, validation, analysis, and negotiation activities for the assigned commodities. (10%)
  • Assist in on going supplier assessment and performance review meetings, monitor effectiveness of strategy, and make changes. (10%) 
  • Participate in process improvements with the team to develop and implement best practices. (10%)
  • Monitor supply markets, trends, and forecasts. (5%) 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related or technical area.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Professional and possesses integrity.
  • Ability to collect and analyze data.
  • Willing to travel 20%
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience in the automotive industry & Quality Standards.
  • Experience with cost analysis.
  • Experience in negotiating and assessing suppliers.
  • Skills, Knowledge and Abilities (preferred):
  • Coordination, facilitation, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Technical capability and manufacturing knowledge.
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft.
  • Familiarity purchasing raw materials (steel, stainless steel, aluminum, etc.)


     
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