Commodity Manager

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Mountain View
flag_no USA
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The commodity manager will be building strong relationships quickly will be key as you will be working closely with suppliers, engineers, quality, and production buyers. In this role you will interact with multiple functional groups and be able to meet with an array of people within the organization.

Your main performance metrics will be to increase suppliers' on-time delivery performance, decrease suppliers' defects per million, conduct supplier audits on time, perform to cost target on new products, and adhere to new product schedules.

Essential functions include:

1. Plans, organizes, directs, and controls the purchasing function within appropriate guidelines, policies and regulations.
2. Conducts supplier audits.
3. Monitors supplier relationships, negotiations, and problem resolution.
4. Manages suppliers' performance and develops as required.
5. Procures parts for new products to an established product schedule and cost target.
6. Negotiates book of business price increases/decreases.
7. Ensures compliance with all regulatory and compliance activities within prescribed area to include, but not limited to: Federal Drug Administration, Good Manufacturing Practices, ISO standards, safety and OSHA regulations, affirmative action guidelines, and equal employment practices.
8. Oversees special projects and assignments.
9. Contributes to new product innovation by working with suppliers and engineering teams to make sourcing decisions, negotiate pricing, set up new parts, and successfully hand off to the production team. Listening, working with others and contributing new ideas will be essential.
10. Focuses on customer satisfaction by demonstrated teamwork and empowerment, solving problems through a consultative approach, operating with honesty and integrity, and providing a highly responsive and unsurpassed level of customer service.
11. Responsible for training and mentoring other Procurement teammates which contribute to the success of team members.
12. More than 3 years of experience in materials or related field.
13. B.A. or B.S. in business with an emphasis on purchasing, logistics, or related curriculum preferred. MBA or advanced degree preferred. Certification (CPIM, CPM, CIRM, APP) preferred.

Please apply ASAP if interested as they are looking to move ASAP.

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