The Global Commodity Manager (GCM) will facilitate the management of the Lumentum Passive Component Portfolio. This role is responsible for providing leadership, mentoring and execution of goals and objectives of the Passive EE commodity team.
This key individual will understand all market aspects and be recognized as the global industry expert within Lumentum for the commodity portfolio.
The GCM position is a focal point for Lumentum and is responsible for driving the adoption of commodity strategies into the engineering’s design and / or manufacturing objectives.
As the Global Commodity Manager you are responsible for leading the Passive components commodity team for :
Developing cost models and understanding cost drivers.
Being the recognized expert for global market information : long term supply, demand, capacity, price, market segments, competition, short and long-
term market trends, and environmental and / or regulatory implications.
Developing complex, global and comprehensive supplier-buyer contractual relationships.
Developing negotiation strategies and driving negotiations to achieve stated goals and objectives.
Developing and documenting negotiation and contracting process consistent with commodity strategy.
Own communication for contract data and volumes across global teams, modalities and supply base as appropriate.
Leverage supplier capabilities and business opportunities on a domestic and international basis.
Primary owner for the supplier relationship. With technology partners, and in accordance with the commodity strategy, drive supplier selection, qualification, development and overall supplier management.
Work with Strategic Technology Leaders and Supplier Quality Engineering to integrate Lumentum supplier performance requirements into all suppliers.
Develop commodity specific performance criteria and award / remove business in accordance with results.
Work with suppliers to drive improvement on all areas measured within the supplier scorecard.
Drive global supply base consolidation analysis, planning and implementation.
Exhibit systems and metrics knowledge.
Technical knowledge and market expertise in EE components including but not limited to Passive components.
Experience with developing a sourcing plan reflective of portfolio management : long-term agreements or annual contracts or purchase contracts, etc. is required.
BS in Business or Engineering or related field, or demonstrated relevant working experience.
Willing to Travel approximately 20%.
2-5 years Global Commodity Management or Procurement experience.
Experience with ERP, MRP Systems.
Strategic business process leadership, innovative, results oriented.
Excellent interpersonal communication and negotiation skills.
Ability to communicate with senior management, internally and externally, for effective commodity strategy execution is highly preferred.
Self-motivated, able to work independently and under pressure, to achieve requested timing and quality of assigned tasks.