Commodity Manager

Job TitleCommodity Manager

Job Description

Responsible for developing global procurement strategy for assigned areas with a

medium term to long term <3 year sight line. Is responsible for implementation.

  • Inform and advise relevant management about important trends in the supplier

market.

  • Responsible for first time supplier evaluation and review for the assigned scope
  • Responsible for leading a multi-functional team (e.g. supplier quality, CE-T's and

strategic buyers).

  • Responsible for following the supplier sourcing process for the assigned scope
  • Responsible for stakeholder management (CEO/CFO and other functional

executives) in the assigned organizational scope.

  • Maintain an understanding and critically evaluates:
  • strategies of competitors (benchmark)
  • innovation cycles
  • niche players
  • Recommends strategic directions, policies and establishes procurement directives.
  • Lead the global Regional / Commodity team and provide support to Strategic

Buyers when needed.

  • Ensures that all Procurement related risks are controlled and mitigated.
  • Spearhead formalization of the supplier relationship management process via

agreements.

  • Develop multiple supplier relations in order to involve key suppliers as early as

possible.

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