Strategic Commodity Manager (Bearings) 9/1/2016

Confidential Company Troy, MI

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29477301
AJE Ref #
576061728
Location
Troy, MI
Job Type
Regular

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JOB TITLE: Strategic Commodity Manager

LOCATION: Troy, MI

REQ\'D EDUCATION:Bachelor's/Master's degree

REQ\'D EXPERIENCE: 5 Years, Minimum

REQ\'D TRAVEL: 20% - 30%

RELOCATION COVERED: Yes

SEEKING A STRATEGIC COMMODITY MANAGER. APPLY TODAY!

Our client is a premiere supplier for the global automotive industry with full capabilities in powertrain design, development, testing and manufacturing. A focus on delivering superior value to customers through innovative processes and world-class manufacturing has earned our client the distinction as number one in the nation and number two in the world. They also strive for the honor of Employer of Choice by offering an abundance of growth opportunities, a fantastic group to work with and, despite their North American location, just a touch of global influence.

STRATEGIC COMMODITY MANAGER

TROY, MICHIGAN

As a Strategic Commodity professional, you will work in partnership with both North American and international suppliers, and leverage your knowledge of cost breakdown, volume, industry trends and effective practices/processes as you manage our client's supply base strategy. You'll lead Strategic Commodity Buyers in assigned commodities, and work with Operational Purchasing in support of assigned commodity teams. Additionally, you'll assist in the development and implementation of commodity strategy in assigned commodities.

TO QUALIFY, you should hold a Bachelor's degree--a Master's is preferred--and possess five or more years of specific automotive purchasing experience. You must either carry a recognized purchasing certification, with CPM or APP being preferred, or be in the process of obtaining certification. Your background will demonstrate both strategic and technical prowess, and an ability to deliver results, influence others and gain alignment on direction. You'll bring excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills to the table, along with strong interpersonal abilities. Most of all, this company looks for people who have to know the "why," rather than the "how."

Working with our client, you'll be rewarded with a competitive salary and annual bonus, plus full employee benefits that include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan and generous paid time off. Most of all, our client prides itself on driving passion and inspiring innovation