Feb 20, 2017

Commodity Director

  • EasyHireJobs
  • Lansing, MI , United States
Full time Purchasing, Pricing, Procurement

Job Description

Lansing , MI , United States   Development of long term supply contracts with key suppliers  Provide leadership and direction to a team of procurement professionals. Deliver results across multiple product groups.
Effectively lead and facilitate cross-functional teams through the procurement process ensuring timely and successful execution to support program/project-sourcing requirements.    Define sourcing strategies for various commodities, demonstrate effective management skills in order to drive results through establishing team and individual goals and expectations  development of core competencies  and coaching of direct reports    Requirements: 
Multiple years of experience in direct procurement in related field or industry 
Additional procurement and or supply chain related experience
Familiarity and experience in applying Procurement best practices 
Requires strong written verbal and negotiation skills coupled with highly developed interpersonal skills 
Strong problem solving  analytical and project management skills. Demonstrated management / leadership skills 
Must be able to interface effectively with supply base and internal process partners 
Must be able to create and deliver formal presentations in front of diverse and sometimes large groups including senior management levels at suppliers and internally 
Frequent travel to regional/global supply base locations and manufacturing divisions required 
Use computer and related software products to provide/review reports project schedules  cost models and support normal administrative requirements   

Job Requirements:

•  EDUCATION: Bachelors degree in Supply Chain Management Business or Engineering degree preferred  MBA or additional studies in Supply Chain related fields desired 


Buyer, Procurement, Supply Chain



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