Commodity Manager

Requisition Number:  7038
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co
Location: 

Rock Hill, SC, US, 29730

Commodity Manager

 

Provide daily management and support to category/commodity team members and ensure proper development and execution of comprehensive category/commodity strategies that exceed both short term and long-term targets.  Accountable for all commercial negotiations and supplier selections within commodities.  Responsible for developing Category/commodity strategy and playbook.  Responsible for management of strategic suppliers through formal Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) process and accountable for monitoring supplier risk across all responsible commodities.  Engage with Project and NPD and teams to support Projects and new product development (NPD) initiatives.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide daily management and support to category/commodity team members while continually developing and expanding individual and team capabilities
  • Align with regional and sector functional stakeholders to incorporate product and manufacturing strategies into category/commodity strategy while gaining leadership support
  • Lead category/commodity team members to develop and execute comprehensive category/commodity strategies that exceed both short term and long-term targets
  • Accountable for all commercial negotiations and supplier selections within commodities - exceed spend under long-term agreement and supplier rationalization targets
  • Partner with Regional and Sector Procurement teams to ensure delivery of productivity - lead team countermeasures aligned to commodities and regions/sector
  • Responsible for management of strategic suppliers through formal Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) process to improve supplier performance metrics including quality, delivery, productivity, and innovation
  • Partner with strategic suppliers and Supplier Quality Engineers to complete detailed capacity analysis - align plant SIOP and forecasting with suppliers to efficiently ensure continuity of supply
  • Engage with NPD Procurement teams to support new product development (NPD) and new technology introduction (NTI), through preferred supplier and SRM programs
  • Accountable for monitoring supplier risk across all responsible commodities while developing and maintaining detailed mitigation plans for critical components and at-risk suppliers
  • Accountable for team reporting and managing of category/commodity inflation, both mitigation and recovery
  • Aggregate category/commodity playbooks across team members and present comprehensive team update during Quarterly Category/commodity Reviews (QCR)

 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Operations, Engineering or related field
  • Advanced degree preferred.
  • 7 to 13 years experience Supply Chain, Procurement,
  • 5+ years experience in Category/commodity Management
  • Strong Analytic experience
  • Experience with large complex cross functional projects
  • Direct experience in the development and management of a global supply base is preferred
  • Ability to travel up to 25%

 

Key Competencies:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

 

  • Supply Chain Acumen – Oversees development and execution of GSC strategies/playbooks for assigned components or services, drives utilization of common GSC tools to achieve optimal Westinghouse results that are Quality, Delivery, Price and Service balanced and corporate/governmental compliant.
  • Project Management – Reviews and approves teams’ project plans, oversees project execution, balances projects between short and long-term focus, secures alignment with cross-functional partners.
  • Global Business Thinking/Strategizing-Demonstrates deep global knowledge of suppliers, industry trends, emerging markets and technology, builds this knowledge into GSC strategies/playbooks, develops global talent.
  • Problem Solving—Identifies/anticipates potential problems, supports root cause analysis, evaluates robustness of corrective action plan and oversees plan implementation.
  • Relationship Management – Creates collaborative environment with cross-functional partners, assures regular/appropriate two-way communication flow, builds/maintains relationship with industry peers and suppliers, and reinforces GSC lead on “Westinghouse voice” to the supply base.

 

 

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