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Commodity Manager - Finished Goods

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Niles, United States


- Instantly recognizable consumer products manufacturer
- High-visibility role managing the largest category in the procurement group

About Our Client
Our client is a name-brand consumer products manufacturing firm with instant recognition. Organic growth is huge, and this is a high-profile role for someone who sees themselves in a Sr Manager or Director-level role within the next three years.

Job Description
- Source finished goods by negotiating pricing and delivery
- Develop & implement procurement strategies based on the needs of the business
- Identify cost savings opportunities and manages cost reduction activities to achieve annual cost reduction goal
- Analyze spend, market position, & other factors to optimize company performance & efficiency
- Source new vendors & periodically inspect/visit them
- Lead cross-functional team(s) in the identification of alternative product/suppliers, facilitates qualification trials, and conduct supplier management to drive continuous improvement
- Establish & maintain relationships with vendors

The Successful Applicant
- BS/BA degree is required.
- 5+ years of experience in strategic sourcing/procurement
- Strong background in supplier management, commodity strategy development/execution, and contract negotiations
- Thorough knowledge of global sourcing strategies; including low cost country sourcing experience
- Excellent financial acumen and analytical skills
- Excellent organization capabilities and project management skills

What's on Offer
The target compensation for the Commodity Manager - Finished Goods is $80,000 - $120,000 base salary commensurate with candidate experience, plus bonus.

 





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