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The Lead Commodity Management Specialist will focus on supplier development to increase competition & robustness. Grow technical understanding being procured. Work across matrixed teams to ensure suppliers will be able to meet quality & delivery requirements. Develop & execute strategies that achieve cost out and cash targets. Ensure procurement activities are compliant to all relevant rules and regulations. Apply sourcing concepts and negotiation skills to drive value.
The Lead Commodity Management Specialist will manage buying process for Fabrications suppliers & part types.
In addition, the Lead Commodity Management Specialist will:
* Manage relationships with suppliers for PO execution
* Negotiate the best commercial and technical package for procurement requirements
* Own supplier development strategy & execution for Fabrications Sourcing
* Communicate across various Sourcing teams and functions
* Presents to senior leaders on significant deals and cost and cast metrics
* Drive successful implementation of the Sourcing Ops program
* Identify currencies and work with finance team to value and model them to be used for deals
* Facilitate & drive strategy for given set of suppliers for upcoming GM&F LTA negotiation
* Drive cost out projects (including source changes) to completion
The Lead Commodity Management Specialist may also be responsible for :
* Place and follow-up on POs
* Manage relationships with suppliers for PO execution
* Manage problems and schedule changes
* Update ERP
* Develop new solutions under guidance and / or in a team setting or based upon precedents in the organizations
* Balance both tactical execution with strategic initiatives necessary to drive cost reduction projects
* Work together with high level people from the business at SPB and EB level
* Specify needs, communicate about project approach and present outcomes of research done
* Provide technical / commercial assistance to Commodity Buyers to develop awareness of manufacturing processes and improve product knowledge
* Actively participate in supplier performance reviews
* Advise Functional managers regarding projects, processes and procedures within own field
* Contribute to project as a team member or leads small projects
* Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (Or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in Sourcing)
* Minimum of 3 years of experience in Buying / Procurement
* Strong oral and written communication skills
* Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
* Financial & Global Risk Management Skills
* Strong creativity in developing strategies
* Strong project management skills
* Strong collaboration and relationship management skills
* Ability to influence others and lead small teams
* Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact
* Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
* Effective problem identification and solution skills
* Proven analytical and organizational ability
* Strong negotiation skills
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Locations: United States; Ohio; Evendale
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