Commodity Manager

Twinsburg, OH

Posted: 03/22/2022 Job Number: JN -022022-14156 Division: Government/DOD

Job Description

Commodity Manager

Salary: $45/hr

Location: Twinsburg, OH

Industry: Defense/Aerospace

Employment Type: Contract to Permanent


  • Bachelor s degree and 5 years procurement/purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment with strategic responsibility for procurement is required and essential for this position.
  • Experience of developing, implementing, and managing commodity strategies.
  • Excellent Project Management Skills.
  • Proven success analyzing and negotiating complex supply agreements.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to instill confidence in all stakeholder groups and manage complex commercial relationships.
  • Regular, predictable attendance is required.
  • Must be willing to work overtime as necessary.


  • Maintain Undertake spend analysis, market assessment of the commodity
  • Create and manage strategic breakthrough strategies for a pre-defined commodity portfolio to support business requirements.
  • Interact with other divisions of the company to identify synergies
  • Identify and deliver of opportunities for cost reduction.
  • Reduce supply base in line with commodity strategy.
  • Negotiate and Manage cost models for suppliers
  • Manage request for quotation (RFQ) and selection process by preparing and leading Supplier Choice Committee
  • Undertake general term agreement / execution agreement negotiation and ensure appropriate flow-down of terms and conditions.
  • Develop and maintain suppliers to become best practice sources.
  • Manage relationships with suppliers on behalf of the Company. Some of these relationships may be of strategic significance to the company E&P; others will be of a more tactical nature.
  • Ensure appropriate performance measure (QCD) of supply base and feedback of results.
  • Develop and maintain global partnerships in the supply base to support current and future business and technology demands.
  • Support global / regional procurement initiatives and site-level initiatives for key supplier deliverables on cost, delivery and quality.
  • Implement the company's E&P Customer Supplier relationship model (to include issues such as true cost transparency, capacity management, Risk management, etc.).
  • Identify projects within the commodity for cost down projects, where a change in technology or design may dramatically reduce the procurement cost.
  • Lead cross-functional projects and VA/VE (VALUE ADDED / VALUE ENGINEERING) initiatives and work the phases at a fast pace to guarantee the ROI of the project under the best timeline possible.
  • Ensure that agreed sourcing targets for benefits are met in the commodity portfolio. This includes responsibility for meeting Improvement Plan (IP) targets and year on year cost down.
  • Provide support to NPI teams as required in establishing program cost models.
  • Manage a program through the five critical phases: Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitoring & Control and Project Closure.

All employees and contractors must be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus or have an approved exemption for a doctor-verified reason or a sincerely-held religious belief. Employment with and/or engagement with the Company as a contractor is contingent upon providing proof of COVID-19 vaccination or exemption approved by the Company.



Keywords: Aerospace commodity manager, procurement, project management

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.