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We are looking for a Commodity Manager to support all mechanical commodities with emphasis on mechanical assemblies and metal stamping parts. The position is within the Home and Building Technologies – Environmental & Energy Solutions working on Supply Chain initiatives. The role will report into an EMEA Director and align projects with the regional strategy.
Manages the commodity spend for mechanical suppliers. Will be the focal point in sourcing to communicate the preferred suppliers and their capabilities. Will work with the Director to align activities to the commodity specific strategic strategy. Will work to implement Supply Chain 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.
·Leading the commodity team, create sourcing strategy to include preferred supplier base
·Create annual plan to drive spend to preferred supplier base, align the best fit supplier’s business at the same time balancing Emerging Regions spend department targets.
·Experience of running business alignment events (BAE) with suppliers / site based teams to take cost out through specification / part elimination / negotiation
·Lead initiatives for key metrics around supplier PPV for the sourcing department and the factories.
·Work with the regional category specialists to implement supplier changes.
·Work with the NPI buyers to locate new suppliers as necessary.
·Quote multiple preferred suppliers to support SOX compliance competitively.
·Communicate and negotiate requirements to the suppliers to align with purchasing contracts.
·Negotiate up front the factory needs to support HOS activities and reduced LT.
·Align Honeywell working capital goals driving suppliers to Net 90 or above
·Coordinate with Supplier Development Engineer on supplier development needs to insure quality parts and delivery
25 Leading the commodity team
25 Create sourcing strategy
25 Work with the NPI buyers
25 Communicate and negotiate requirements to the suppliers
·5 years + experience in commodity management
·Travel 25-30% of time
·Experience of working with suppliers in High Growth regions (China, India, South East Asia)
Preferred Additional Qualifications:
·College degree, preferably a MBA in Business or Engineering related field. Additional sourcing qualifications a bonus.
·CPM and/or APICS certification a plus.
·Strong commodity knowledge, experience project managing transition of suppliers, - production and /or processes.
·Strong project management skills and organization.
·Experience of managing spend at multiple manufacturing locations, excellent teaming abilities.
·Strong communication and leadership skills
·Ability to work comfortably in a highly matrixed and remote organizational environment.
·Learning opportunity on interesting projects in the international environment
·Use of English on a daily basis
·Wide spectrum of employee benefits
·Training and an opportunity for a professional growth
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