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Supply Chain Commodity Manager - 64243226 - AW

Job Code: 64243226
Job Location: Plymouth, MN
Category: Inventory & Purchasing
Last Updated: 01/10/2019
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Job Description:  
Vendor Management 1. 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. 2. Effectively manage supplier selection to meet commodity strategy, quality, service, cost, risk mitigation, and supplier capabilities requirements. 3. Perform functions related to the procurement of materials and services to meet customer demands including quoting of materials, supplier stocking programs, supplier forecast, on-time deliveries, non-conforming material, certificates of origin, material costing, adherence to product compliances, and development of prototypes. 4. Assist product management and engineering to source parts and/or develop parts design as well as engineering specifications (dimensional drawing, material selection, mechanical, chemical, electrical or thermal properties, and material approvals). Engage suppliers in the Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) to support new product development and product changes. 5. Drive the supply base to develop process improvements: make recommendations to improve productivity, quality, and efficiency of vendor operations. Commodity Management 1. Develop and implement effective sourcing and commodity strategies in support of company objectives and through analysis of company requirements. 2. Investigate, recommend and develop alternative sources while promoting continuity of supply, consistency of quality and competitive pricing 3. Act independently to identify and develop supply chain improvement opportunities for given commodities. Provide forecasts to management of trends, opportunities and potential risk areas. 4. Manage cost savings for assigned commodities 5. Provide recommendations of alternative materials or new processes 6. Ensure that system data is maintained and that it supports the effective generation of procurement messages
Minimum Qualifications and Desirables:  *We are not looking for someone with experience with distributed materials and preferably some experience with/knowledge of PCB’s and PCA’s *We are looking for an individual who has a degree in Engineering or equivalent experience in a technical field and has 7 + years related work experience. (Manufacturing preferred) • Strong background in several of the following: electromechanical components, electronics components, metal components, connectors and sockets, plastics and rubber products • Excellent negotiation skills • Ability to build influential supplier relationships and use those relationships to effectively negotiate delivery and pricing • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings • Thorough understanding of manufacturing concepts and knowledge of MRP/ERP systems • Ability to consider and deal with all technical, commercial, and relational aspects of the job • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment • Experience using web based purchasing/technical search engines • Track record of being proactive, taking initiative, and demonstrating a sense of urgency • Solid analytical skills and attention to detail/organizational skills • Excellent computer skills (advanced Excel and reporting)
For more information about this position, please contact the Entegee New Hope, MN office at 763-577-9000 or
Please reference job # 64243226AW
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