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Sr. Commodity Manager

Company: Overhead Door Corporation
Location: Lewisville
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Job Description:

Position Function :-- Experienced commodity manager with experience executing global sourcing and supply chain initiatives, strategic planning, and global procurement of raw materials and components. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops and drives strategic direction across multiple categories
  • Lead, mentor, and coach members of a commodity team--
  • Experienced in continually driving a cultural shift in the organization with sustainable results
  • Provide supplier evaluation and selection, contract drafting and negotiation, relationship management and business awards.
  • Interfaces with other departments and outside suppliers resolving any purchasing related problems that may arise. Provide product availability to Production Control and Manufacturing.
  • Maintains a cost saving approach to purchasing by continual investigation of new sources of supply and new processes on a global basis.
  • Coordinate efforts to review make vs. buy decisions, supplier quality improvement, advance quality planning and continuous improvement.
  • Develop and implement offshoring / outsourcing strategies to provide optimized supply chain solutions
  • Measure supplier performance and provide reports to operations management and back to suppliers to encourage continual improvement of processes and products/services.
  • Participate and support in design and development teams and new product introduction.
  • Develop strategy and analysis to support effective negotiation.
  • Negotiate annual buys and long-term agreements.
  • Project manages programs that deliver best-in-class cost and savings opportunities.
  • Monitors pertinent markets and defines how changes will impact supply and pricing conditions.
  • Maintains updated purchasing records ensuring accuracy of input and reliability.
  • Forecasts and performs associated duties to meet departmental financial deliverables, goals, and objectives. Other Responsibilities:
  • Travels several times a year, either in a group or alone, to visit current or prospective suppliers domestically and internationally. Skills/Experience Requirements:
  • 10 to 15 years--- experience in executing purchasing initiatives, strategic planning and global procurement in a high-volume manufacturing environment.--
  • Experience managing direct reports
  • Working knowledge of assembly and manufacturing processes.
  • Thorough knowledge of Purchasing Law and Uniform Commercial Code.
  • Proficient in MRP, OEM---s, J.I.T; and Oracle or JD Edwards software.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Experience in purchasing diverse commodity groups such as steel and aluminum castings, extrusions, metal stampings, build to print tooling, with the ability to quickly develop a working knowledge and become effective in new commodities.
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing. Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor---s Degree in Business Administration, Engineering or related field. MBA preferred.
  • CPM or APICS certification a plus.

Keywords: Overhead Door Corporation, Lewisville , Sr. Commodity Manager, Executive , Lewisville, Texas

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