To develop and execute commodity strategies in support of corporate objectives to ensure the cost effective supply, sourcing, and management of a commodity or group of commodities. Develop, support, and maintain supplier relations. Responsible for overall supplier performance in assigned commodities through measurement of supplier activities, on-going engagement, and supplier audits. Effectively manage supplier selection to meet commodity strategy, quality, service, cost, risk mitigation, and supplier capabilities requirements.
Develop and implement effective sourcing and commodity strategies in support of company objectives and through analysis of company requirements.
Drive the supply base to develop process improvements: make recommendations to improve productivity, quality, and efficiency of vendor operations.Thorough understanding of manufacturing concepts and knowledge of MRP/ERP systems Strong background in several of the following: electromechanical components, electronics components, metal components, connectors and sockets, plastics and rubber products Five plus year experience in supply chain environment.