Senior Advisor, Global Commodity Management
Coordinates and integrates the flow of materials and information among suppliers, operations / manufacturing, distributors and customers.
Conducts and / or manages strategic supply chain analysis to identify and recommend opportunities for improving efficiency, effectiveness and capabilities of the supply chain.
Works closely with other functional areas to develop supply chains for new and existing products.
Manages global system product transitions to minimize excess and obsolete material.
Coordinates activities globally to prevent material shortages and react quickly to material shortages.
Works with regional demand teams to plan pre-production and production materials.
Partners with Global Commodity Managers for product sourcing decisions.
Represents procurement on product development teams to ensure design to value analysis is done throughout product lifecycle and help manage / reduce supply chain complexity.
Provides procurement expertise to ensure optimized supply chain strategies and business plans are in place for assigned products and to ensure best cost and COS.
Leads World-Wide Procurement and regional extended teams to ensure risk mitigation plan is in place for any identified supply chain risks.
Tracks procurement deliverables within Phase Review Process.
Responsible for key service level metrics and performance. Drives s supply chain cost reduction initiatives.
Negotiates supplier cost reductions.
Prepares cost forecasts and business reviews.
Responsible for domestic and international delivery processes.
Manages supplier to Global Inventory Control Policy.
Leads multiple programs of low complexity (technology, organizationally)
Identifies and defines opportunities for process improvements within the procurement / supply chain function
Implements change as directed in the product development process
Determines appropriate courses of action utilizing strong knowledge of internal procedures and supply chain expertise
Accountable for meeting schedules and financial targets aligned with a particular platform or commodity
Provides guidance to less experienced team members and regularly influences and directs organization regarding appropriate supply chain decisions
Assists management in the development of key initiatives to improve business processes and customer service delivery
Presents and communicates status to the business leaders
Maintains relationships with management both internally and externally with customers and vendors
Undergraduate degree above and 8+ years relevant experience
Server experience is preferred