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Commodity Manager

Description
The Commodity Manager is responsible for establishing contracts and ensuring the cost-effective supply of commodities or commodity groups. The commodity manager will have full responsibility for his/her commodities and will report into the Sr. Commodity Manager. The position will interact with numerous suppliers and functions within the Fisher Flow Controls Organization.
Responsibilities
  • Set and reinforce standards for a safe work environment.
  • Supplier relationship management and facilitation of communication across all stakeholders
  • Regularly submit to suppliers their performance metrics. Discuss and follow up with them on the action plan to improve their key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Optimize supplier performance and lead times in line with stakeholder requirements, implementing asset management strategies and facilitating supplier cooperation with SPE and manufacturing sites to improve on time performance.
  • Ensure to meet yearly KPI targets and data accuracy in Emerson tracking systems (project tracker tool, Cost impact report) which follows Emerson reporting rules.
  • Work systematically and professionally in a well-documented manner in accordance with the company rules and procedures including adherence to trade compliance (export / import and supply chain security) regulations entirely.
  • Optimize costs through effective use of tools and strategic sourcing processes while meeting engineering, quality, and product management specifications and requirements.
  • Negotiate price, delivery, payment terms, stocking programs and other terms related to supply in compliance with Emerson standard terms and conditions with suppliers. Ensure contract availability and validity.
  • Developing a budget for annual spend and savings targets, performing cost analysis, supplier benchmarking, and selection of projects to decrease expenditures and improve supplier performance.
  • Generate and implement efficient sourcing and commodity management strategies in alignment with global business priorities. Report and present results to stakeholders.
  • Effectively communicate commodity strategies, project timelines, and deliverables with all stakeholders and counterparts in other world areas. Facilitate and maintain stakeholder alignment with these strategies.
  • Inform purchasing departments of plants about any changes in sourcing strategy (price, lead time, prime source change, black list etc.) which can influence their operation.
  • Oversee the proper implementation and execution of commodity strategies, ensuring that manufacturing sites use and follow purchasing strategies
  • Investigate and recommend new or alternate sources of supply as necessary to support business objectives and mitigate potential supply chain risks
Requirements
  • Four year technical or business degree.
  • Four years purchasing, materials, product management, engineering, or manufacturing experience.
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Strong project management and leadership skills
  • Possess strong negotiating skills and ability to sustain networking relationships
  • Fisher business systems and Oracle knowledge a benefit
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Possess strong presentation and communication skills
  • Must have a passion for supply chain management and a sense of urgency in meeting customer needs
  • Good knowledge of raw materials and various processes to convert raw material
  • Must be able to manage priorities effectively
  • Comfortable with figures and in collecting, analyzing and interpreting data
Work Authorization

No calls or agencies please. Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.



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