Commodity Manager
at FPC of Raleigh

Date Posted: 6/8/2017

Job Description

Would you like to work and live in sunny Houston, TX? Do you have a Commodity Mgr. background purchasing and managing Electrical commodities and parts.  Looking to develop more strategic procurement skills?

The Commodity Manager will'

  Develop, implements and maintain a commodity inventory strategy that supports a company's supply chain. Evaluates market conditions in order to maintain inventory levels and control costs. Evaluates and recommends vendors. Manages ongoing relationships with suppliers. .Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. 

Essential Responsibilities

•    Recognized as subject matter expert (SME) for electric controls supply market: circuit breakers, switches, contactors, transformers, relays and drives.
•    Develop, implement and execute sourcing strategies for assigned commodities in alignment with business unit leaders.
•    Develop and implement negotiation strategy for global materials and commodities.
•    Direct supplier selection, negotiate and interpret contracts between the company  and global material suppliers. 
•    Provide leadership in on-going commodity cost reduction programs, and material inventory reduction efforts. 

Job Requirements

Requirements of the Commodity Manager


•    Minimum of 8 years purchasing experience, preferably in electrical/power component industry
•    Bachelor degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Operations, Engineering or related field
•    Deep understanding of supply market for electric controls: circuit breakers, switches, contactors, transformers, relays and drives.  (must have these commodities in background)
•    High level of negotiation skills (tactics, techniques, strategies).
•    Extensive experience setting and executing category strategy.

•    Experience with Cost Analysis, Financial Management / Budget management & supplier negotiation
•    Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) credentials is an advantage
•    Must have a solid understanding of total cost, target cost, time value of money and other aspects of supplier quotes
•    Working knowledge of terms and conditions is required
•    Must be able to communicate effectively across multiple cultures and work well in a global team 

For immediate consideration, contact Cindy Hicks. Sr Recruiter at FPC of Raleigh.

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