Please apply only to positions that you know you are qualified for, not positions you think you would be interested in. We have many other positions that are not posted due to confidentiality. If there are no positions that fit your background click on the above Register link. We will search our confidential career opportunities, and if we do not presently have a position that fits your experience we will put your resume into our active database for future job openings.

Global Commodity Manager

Location: Danbury, Connecticut
Date Posted: 07-10-2018
Currently looking for a Global Commodity Manager to fill an opening with a company located in Danbury, CT. Interested candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree  and have a minimum of 5 years of experience in  procurement/strategic sourcing/contracting/sub-contracting and supply chain .
Responsibilities of the Global Commodity Manager
  • Develop and execute a category strategy for the technology partnerships including being a subject matter expert for associated products/spares/consumables as well as understanding the impact of foreign currency I.e. Euro/USD
  • Develop intimate knowledge of key stakeholder business needs to create strategies along with best-in-class sourcing and partnership practices (Product Management, Process Engineering, Design Engineering, and Supply Chain).
  • Develop key relationships for partnering with DMT Solutions LOB constituents  
  • Manage new product development projects as well as end of life and parts obsolescence processes
  • Manage and lead cost savings projects with associated electromechanical and/or other related technology suppliers. 
  • Manage complex supply chain/procurement situations with aggressive goals and often short notice for suppliers.
  • Monitor Accounts payable and interface with supply chain for resolution as needed. 
  • Monitor Purchase Price Variance as well as standard cost for key partnership including influence of exchange rates.  
  • Maintain active compliance with EHS, Legal, Quality, Supply Chain and Contract rules, SAP, etc.
Requirements of the Global Commodity Manager
  • 5+ years experience in procurement/strategic sourcing/contracting/sub-contracting/supply chain, preferably in a global technical product delivery organization, with a clear record of success and achievement dealing with complex supply chain/procurement issues.
  • In-depth knowledge of procurement/sourcing principles and processes and ability to conduct detailed financial analyses.
  • Experience negotiating world-class terms and conditions for supplier agreements.  Demonstrate understanding of DMT Solutions contract management process, terms and conditions, and corporate policies. Experience negotiating with non US based suppliers a plus. 
  • Experience in managing internal stakeholders and a record of success in Procurement transformation and change management.
  • Domain expertise for accountable technologies and market dynamics.  I.e. plastics and steel price indexes
  • Experience in continuous improvement, process flows, and reengineering principles to drive down cost and increase quality.
  • Ablility to analyze various strategic options and their direct potential and indirect impact on the organization.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbally and in writing.  Will require structuring and leading business reviews with key vendors
  • Excellent one on one and large audience/presentation skills.
  • Fact based decision maker skills.
  • Ability to work on or team or operate independently and be able to drive a project to success with little oversight.
  • Willingness to travel as required. (Not more than 25% of time)
  • Knowledge of manufacturing/supply chain is very helpful for success in this position. 
this job portal is powered by CATS