Sourcing Commodity Manager-Electrical
Job Opportunity at ARG Recruiting

Posted on Mar 29

http://argpeople.com/lyoung    574.532.9634

Location: Charlotte, NC
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4153871

Are you an experience Sourcing Commodity Leader looking for an excellent company to make a difference?
If so, this job could be for you. You are responsible for commodity leadership, strategy, and implementation of key procurement processes within respective direct materials for Electronics Commodities. Manage and lead commodity strategy development and implementation and respective supply base to ensure product quality, delivery, and cost for all commodities assigned. Drive supply base performance to ensure key procurement objectives are met.
As a Commodity Leader, you will develop and execute both tactical and strategic Electrical /Mechanical commodity plans for the Global operations at headquarters in NC. Will own and lead cost reduction initiatives, on-time delivery, quality, supplier performance and improve on vendor relationships. This position allows for vast and varied exposure across multiple disciplines and business units.

This role will be sourcing multiple commodities:
LED – Boards and Lights
Electronics Components
Electric Motors
Multiple Gage types – Tank Level, Engine management, pressure gages, etc.…
Digital Cameras
DVR Systems

Key Responsibilities
  • Lead, manage and direct strategic sourcing activities of Electronics commodity.
  • Develop and deploy commodity sourcing strategy.
  • Develop and manage supplier quality improvement and cost reduction programs.
  • Act as primary interface for Client and its customers in communication to suppliers.
  • Reduce/optimize complexity of supply chain to support domestic as well as global requirements on common components.
  • Initiate and manage continuous cost improvement projects (PPV, VAVE) to meet and exceed yearly budgets.
  • Creation of pipeline with future potential savings and resources required to achieve
  • Implementation and management of current projects to achieve forecasted/budgeted expectations.
  • Support NPI Projects.
  • Create and negotiate multi-year contracts with suppliers.
  • Approve and implement ECO’s.
  • Improve supplier lead times and inventory reduction
  • Manage Supplier relationships.
  • Support Material Planners and Operations on critical shortages.
  • Provide information to management on specific objectives.
  • Develops, builds and maintains long term partnerships and relationships with suppliers.
  • Alignment and support of Commodity Team objectives
Measures of Performance
  • Material Productivity X% (PPV/VAVE)
  • Suppliers Increased Payment Terms
  • Supplier Lead-time reduction
  • Spend with Preferred/Qualified Suppliers
  • Best Cost/Low Cost Sourcing (BCR/LCR)
  • Material Productivity 3 Year Roadmap
Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Engineering or a similar field and 8+ years of supply chain experience, specifically in a procurement role with targeted work managing contract manufacturers.
  • Cost Analysis
  • Experience working with global and domestic Electrical and Electronic providers, conducting strategic sourcing and leading negotiations.
  • Experience using lean methodology processes in a manufacturing environment
  • Database management, reporting, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Any coaching, mentoring and/or leadership experience a plus.
  • Good organization, project management and follow-through skills
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask and act in a proactive manner.
  • Microsoft Excel experience preferred
  • Travel to vendor locations as required – 30-50%
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