Commodity Manager
at SideKick

Date Posted: 1/13/2019

Job Description

Order Type : Direct Hire

Please note position is located in Beatrice, NE. Relocation would be available for the right candidate.

Job Description: Commodity Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Preparation and issuance of requests for quote, evaluation of total cost options, presentation of sourcing recommendations

Negotiation of cost, terms, quality, technology, and delivery of materials and/or services

Purchase order placement and maintenance

Analysis of global market conditions and trends

Development and execution of commodity and sourcing strategies

Ability to analyze and conduct make/buy scenarios and pursue/implement actions in support of corporate cost reduction objectives

Support new program launches and interface with internal customers on critical supplier issues and change management

Manage supplier performance, identify risks, and develop/implement mitigation plans

Develop, improve, and document procurement processes


Minimum of three (3) years of purchasing and supply chain management experience, including negotiating with suppliers and managing the supply base post-sourcing

Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Strong project management experience

Strong analytical and technical skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.)

Minimal travel required

Degree Required:

Bachelor’s Degree required with focus in Supply Chain, Engineering, or Business Administration

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Beatrice
  • Job Type: Management
  • Experience: At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted: 1/13/2019

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