Sr. Commodity Manager in Medina, OH at Carlisle Brake & Friction

Date Posted: 11/8/2018

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    Medina, OH
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Job Description

Location: Medina, Ohio

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business or Engineering is required, MBA preferred.

Characteristics: Must be an excellent communicator, as well as possess strong analytical abilities. General knowledge of design engineering principles and practices. Knowledge of methods, processes, tools and equipment used in manufacturing operations. Must have a strong sense of urgency, the ability to meet deadlines, a strong working knowledge of computers, and the ability to work flexible hours. Must have strong project management and product development skills. Utilizes a team approach to problem solving. Individual must possess a strong hands-on work ethic. Individual must be a motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently and/or in a cross-functional work team environment.
Principal Area of 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.

Specific Duties:

• 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.​

Physical and
Mental Demands:

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

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 7 plus 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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