Specialist, Commodity Management 8/27/2016

The Sterling Group Windsor Locks, CT

Company
The Sterling Group
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29348576
AJE Ref #
575998787
Location
Windsor Locks, CT
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Immediate opportunity for a Specialist, Commodity Management within Castings Commodity organization.

This position will report directly to the Manager, Commodity Management - Castings, Raw Materials and Forging.

Develops strategic plans and leverages the supply base to meet the company's procurement requirements in terms of quality, delivery, and costs. Continuously evaluates and improves the purchasing activities of the company. Negotiates favorable terms, pricing, and long term contracts with suppliers for the procurement of goods, services and supplies.

AREAS OF FOCUS:

Incumbents responsibilities will focus on one or more of the following: Commodity management Strategic sourcing Contract negotiations including cost savings May lead project team or multiple small projects.

EDUCATION / CERTIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree in Operations/Supply Chain Management or related business field. Master's degreepreferred.

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum six years' experience in an Operations or Supply Chain environment.

Supply Chain/ commodity management experience Ability to work in complex matrix organization

Knowledge of the castings / forgings / raw material commodity

Aerospace procurement experience

Contracts negotiations

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

* Bachelor's

Required experience:

* Automobile: 5years
* Casting, Forging, Raw Materials: 5years
* Contract Negotiation: 6years
* Travel: 5years
* Aerospace: 5years
* Supply Chain: 6years