Commodity Manager

Commodity Manager

Supply Chain Houston, Texas


Position at Logisnext Houston

Commodity Manager

Position Summary

Overall responsibility for the strategic sourcing of non-production materials to support procurement requirements through source selection, supplier relationships, cost reduction negotiation, delivery, quality performance and MasterCard administration.  Is responsible for developing strategies and guidelines as well as coordinating the purchase of services and related operational materials for our manufacturing, fabrication and maintenance groups. This includes managing the issuing of RFQ's, quote analysis, supplier selection, and conducting market studies of commodity items. 

Required Knowledge / Skills / Experience / Certifications / Licenses

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • 2 to 7 years' experience.
  • Makes customer satisfaction a priority in all business decision making.
  • Expresses self clearly, both in writing and in speaking.
  • Strong logical, objective, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • 2 + years of relevant experience in Commodity Management or Strategic Sourcing.
  • Takes initiative to develop trusting relationships with teammates.
  • Ability to read engineering drawings.
  • Computer & software skills.
  • Negotiating skills.
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills.

Desired Knowledge / Skills / Experience / Certifications / Licenses

  • CPM, APICS certification
  • Relevant knowledge of quality systems, lean manufacturing processes and project management
  • BPCS and/or I2 (Factory planner) experience
  • Industrial equipment manufacturing experience
  • Familiar with capital purchases and basic contract language

Equipment and Tools Used / Working Conditions

  • Office environment.

This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status.

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Houston, TX 77001, US