Honeywell Global Commodity Manager BTS in Bangalore, India

Global Commodity Manager BTS


At Honeywell, we look for people driven by a desire to contribute, be challenged and grow. Our people make Honeywell a special company and are a key competitive advantage. We are looking for a Global Commodity Manager – Mechanicals BTS to help us achieve our goals. The position is within the Honeywell Safety and Productivity Solutions.

Position Purpose

Plans, organizes, and controls strategic activities surrounding the acquisition of finished products (Buy to Sell). Aligns supply chain strategy of the Line of Business with the Supply Chain and Procurement Management strategy to achieve lowest total costs, effective asset management, continuous quality improvement, delivery, and cycle time performance improvement and early supplier involvement

in product development.

Scope Dimensions

Responsibility to manage strategies, suppliers and objectives for finished Mechanicals (BTS) on a global level. This includes all kind of negotiations, identification of productivity improvements (CE/VE), contract management and improvement of working capital as well as driving Sourcing Strategy.

Partners closely with New Product Engineering, Product management, and Operations to develop product strategies for businesses that are connected to the commodity.

Work closely with the SPS Business Sourcing leaders and Product Management to identify viable and world class suppliers that can deliver customized supply solutions where there is linkage and alignment.

Annual Spend: $20M+ Goals:

Annual Operating Plan which includes supplier rationalization, productivity, lead time reductions, payment terms, quality & delivery and contract management.

Principal Accountabilities

Through the analysis of current spend, processes and practices, develop an overall

sourcing strategy that supports the goals of the SPS businesses.

Effectively consolidate direct suppliers with identified strategic partners.

Select and manage required suppliers who have the capacity and capability to meet

the material and subcontract needs of the business.

Utilize e-auctions for major spend opportunities.

Emerging Region sourcing goals achieved on assigned commodities.

Maintains continuous in-depth knowledge of market conditions, industry trends, and developing technologies Establishes and manages key supplier performance goals and objectives; communicates

periodic results to plan and manages top-level continuous improvement. Develops keen

awareness of industry performance benchmarks. Manages and negotiates supply agreements in support of overall supply chain goals and objectives

Promotes and monitors early supplier involvement in key product developments, using

the supplier’s expertise to optimize quality, delivery and manufacturability

25 Drive and execute Annual and Strategic Plan with supporting strategies

25 Ensure Relationship development and management with key Supplier Leaderships

25 Right and Fast execution of strategies to align with business Growth and New Product Introduction

25 Improve Working Capital thru Payment Terms extensions, Payment cycle optimization, Vendor Managed In

  • Basic QualificationsUndergraduate degree required:Undergraduate degree required.5-10 years’ work experience in Procurement and/or Supply ChainOther Qualifications:Graduate degree preferredSix Sigma Green Belt preferred.Knowledge, Skills & CompetenciesKnowledge of the manufacturing /supply base for Mechanicals / Electronics FinishedGoods in different regions (Asia, Mexico, Eastern Europe).Knowledge of relays, switches, sensors and accessories to sensors.Leadership - strong managerial skills to work across all functions and levels of anorganization; ability to lead changeCommunication and Interpersonal - crisp verbal skills, effective listening skills;effective facilitation skills; demonstrates high energy and models behaviors to motivate the team.Execution - persistent drive for results utilizing sound project management,organizational and problem solving skills.Strategic Thinking - ability to make sound business judgments related to strategicsupply philosophies and initiatives.Technical- solid negotiation skills; excellent knowledge of operations managementand supply chain processes in a large organization; and knowledge ofeffective technology driven sourcing processes.


  • Job ID: HRD37965
  • Category: Procurement
  • Location: HW Camp II,Bldgs 9A&9B,Plot C2,RMZ Ecoworld,Varturhobli, Sarjapur Marathahalli Outer Ring Road, Bangalore, KA 560103 IND

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