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Commodity Manager in Medina, OH at Carlisle Brake & Friction

Date Posted: 12/28/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Medina, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/28/2018

Job Description



This person will execute strategic sourcing events for multiple manufacturing locations to deliver the required equipment, parts and services and ensure lowest total cost of ownership.​ The scope of this position requires working closely with multiple departments, divisions and executive leaders to support North American manufacturing.​ This position will also implement effective supplier management practices with key suppliers.



Manage supplier and internal compliance to contract terms & conditions.​

Drive continuous improvement efforts and cost reduction.​
Prepare, review, and execute contract documents.​


Maintain contracts in accordance to milestone schedules, expiration schedules and/​or market or competitive events which activate re-negotiations.​


Builds Relationships and Engage In Business Environment:


Build and maintain supplier and internal customer relationships.

Committed to supporting manufacturing and/or internal customer needs on projects.

This position may require up to 15%​ travel.​



Incumbent must physically and mentally perform the job demands as listed above.


The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5-7 years experience purchasing capital equipment and services in a multi plant manufacturing environment.​ Must be able to demonstrate excellent communication, analytical, negotiation and organizational skills in conjunction with the ability to manage multiple projects.​ Experience and knowledge of manufacturing equipment, preferably equipment related to machining, heat treating, stamping, and cutting (gear and laser). Experience implementing multi-plant service agreements including but not limited to, freight, multi-functional devices, tooling, energy, MRO, and temporary labor. Experience in working with cross functional teams to provide comprehensive analysis of equipment, services and value add services.​Understanding of trends in material prices, sources and global/​domestic market conditions. Experience in domestic and global sourcing with very strong negotiation and dispute resolution skills. Execute strategic sourcing events (supplier selection, negotiation and contracting).​
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