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Commodity Manager

Posted 17 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 14 October 2022
  • Referral: 216289@accuick.com

Job Description:

Keywords: negotiation, Contract Management, Legal, Supply Chain Management

POSITION SUMMARY & KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: 

  • Guides the selection, development, and management of Strategic Suppliers to meet commodity cost and performance goals, with emphasis placed on ability to identify cost targets for relevant technology and product roadmaps. 

  • Understands and monitors current commodity market conditions/trends, developing technologies, supply chain capacity/ capability, product knowledge, customer requirements and supply/demand challenges. 

  • Implements a rigorous and disciplined process for managing the supply base including leading periodic reviews, monitoring and managing supplier performance (quality, cost, delivery, technology, service, and leadership), managing supplier relationships, performing root cause analysis and resolution, developing and monitoring supplier improvement plans, and collaborating with engineering to align technology roadmaps. 

  • Leads negotiation and completion of contracts with global strategic and preferred suppliers to maximize benefits across Client. 

  • Establishes a strong network and fosters collaboration with customers, suppliers, key stakeholders, and commodity team members. 

  • Works with New Product Introduction process to coordinate sourcing strategies and ensure a smooth and timely manufacturing ramp on new programs. 

  • Develops and implements spend management strategies including supplier assessments and rationalization, negotiation for best total cost of ownership, make vs. buy analyses, vendor managed inventories, inventory reduction programs, cycle time improvements, security of supply, supplier diversity, continuous improvement, EDI, and procurement/engineering collaboration. 

  • IN/AROUND ATLANTA, GA IS A CANDIDATE REQUIREMENT.

  • MUST BE ABLE TO GET TO CLIENT GHQ IN ATLANTA, GA ON A DAILY BASIS IF REQUIRED.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • BA/BS undergraduate degree.

  • Minimum of 5-years of progressive commodity/Supply Chain Management experience; 

  •  Deep IT category management experience.

  • Software licensing knowledge. 

  • Strong negotiation, and Contract Management skills; including a working understanding of contractual terms and conditions and risk mitigation. 

  • Understanding of the Legalities of ethical purchasing behaviors and the ability to work with Legal on assuring those aspects. 

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities.

ASK Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.