COMMODITY MANAGER

COMMODITY MANAGER

Augusta, GA Automotive Permanent

The Commodity Manager will work with internal and external stakeholders to source components needed to launch revolutionary new products and/or support product-line extensions while ensuring the use of common parts across products and leverage platforming opportunities whenever possible.

KEY PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

  • Manage global and/or regional commodity strategy for plastics/polymers.
  • Source required parts/components needed to launch new products and/or support product-line extensions, using common parts and platforming opportunities whenever possible.
  • Responsible for developing & executing detailed commodity strategy for NPD including spend segmentation, commodity maturity, cost drivers, and supply market analysis.
  • Responsible for conducting or supporting negotiations and supplier selection.
  • Lead periodic Commodity Reviews including updated projects, metrics, strategy, and countermeasures.

ESSENTIAL REQUIRMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Operations, Engineering, or related field.
  • 5 + years procurement/sourcing experience, consulting, buyer, and/or analyst experience.
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating, facilitating discussions, consultation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Proven analytical, strategic, negotiation and financial skills.
  • Professional communication; both verbal and written are required.
  • Up to 30% travel required.
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