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Junior Global Commodity Manager - Direct Materials
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Posted:
October 29, 2016
Reference:
1619929
Job Description:
  • ***Please note that this role can be located in Boca Raton, FL or Milwaukee, WI.***
  • Tyco is seeking an individual to fill the role of Global Commodity Manager- Junior, under the guidance of the Supply Management Leader. The ideal candidate will be responsible for bringing a holistic supply chain management approach to their commodity portfolio.
  • This individual will be experienced in supplier selection & development, supply chain management and sourcing, in a global environment. The selected candidate will work closely with the Sr. Commodity manager, managing a portfolio of commodities, while continuing to develop their skill set, and working towards a more senior level position.
  • The ideal candidate will participate in global strategy discussions, support the development of preferred supplier lists, support the business units with supply chain challenges, manage the information flow between engineering, new product development and global commodity management. You will work closely with and support the cross functional areas within the organization. Lead specified business units through sourcing processes and ensures sourcing decisions are consistent with overall company strategy, policy and needs.
  • Under the guidance of other commodity managers, you will learn to manage the supply base, develop end to end supply chain solutions, and drive cost out with our key partners.
  • The ideal candidate will analyze spend data, and present the commodity manager with business cases to address, rationalize and improve the current supply chain.
  • Work closely with product management teams to understand technology requirements across the commodity and various business units, and share with the Commodity team
  • In time, the ideal candidate will become a subject matter expert, and your growth will allow you to take greater ownership of commodity management
  • Interface directly with Finance and the Sourcing Analyst to document real savings that can be communicated throughout the organization
  • Develop and maintain supplier performance metrics and manage the feedback process
  • Support the execution teams during supply constraints, shortages, EOL's and all supply issues
  • Coordinate with corporate functions to drive excellent sourcing processes in all areas of spend
  • Work with the Continuous Improvement organization to drive initiatives at key suppliers which will result in quantifiable savings
  • Evaluation of performance metrics for priority/critical commodity responsibilities
  • Provide external marketplace knowledge of the latest dynamics, trends, and best practices
  • Tyco is seeking an individual to fill the role of Global Commodity Manager- Junior, under the guidance of the Supply Management Leader. The ideal candidate will be responsible for bringing a holistic supply chain management approach to their commodity portfolio.
  • This individual will be experienced in supplier selection & development, supply chain management and sourcing, in a global environment. The selected candidate will work closely with the Sr. Commodity manager, managing a portfolio of commodities, while continuing to develop their skill set, and working towards a more senior level position.
  • The ideal candidate will participate in global strategy discussions, support the development of preferred supplier lists, support the business units with supply chain challenges, manage the information flow between engineering, new product development and global commodity management. You will work closely with and support the cross functional areas within the organization. Lead specified business units through sourcing processes and ensures sourcing decisions are consistent with overall company strategy, policy and needs.
  • Under the guidance of other commodity managers, you will learn to manage the supply base, develop end to end supply chain solutions, and drive cost out with our key partners.
  • The ideal candidate will analyze spend data, and present the commodity manager with business cases to address, rationalize and improve the current supply chain.
  • Work closely with product management teams to understand technology requirements across the commodity and various business units, and share with the Commodity team
  • In time, the ideal candidate will become a subject matter expert, and your growth will allow you to take greater ownership of commodity management
  • Interface directly with Finance and the Sourcing Analyst to document real savings that can be communicated throughout the organization
  • Develop and maintain supplier performance metrics and manage the feedback process
  • Support the execution teams during supply constraints, shortages, EOL's and all supply issues
  • Coordinate with corporate functions to drive excellent sourcing processes in all areas of spend
  • Work with the Continuous Improvement organization to drive initiatives at key suppliers which will result in quantifiable savings
  • Evaluation of performance metrics for priority/critical commodity responsibilities
  • Provide external marketplace knowledge of the latest dynamics, trends, and best practices
  • Utilization of consistent methodologies to pursue deliverables that are aligned with strategic objectives and policies
  • Experience driving direct material sourcing savings globally
  • Leading and facilitating meetings, conferences, and collaboration events


Job Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience managing the end to end supply chain management of electronic components
  • Ability to map supply chains and overcome obstacles, both internal and external, by presenting facts to support projects' value to the business. Work with internal stakeholders to overcome barriers
  • Strong background in building strategic relationships with suppliers and internal customers or stakeholders
  • self directed, strong communicator
  • Ability to work with internal customers & stakeholders to build relationships and support commodity/category project
  • Team player with excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • Bachelors Degree is preferred
  • Related experience is required; five (5+) plus years of prior purchasing/sourcing experience in positions of progressing responsibility with specific experience managing direct spend of electronics based commodities.
  • 5% travel may be required
A little about us:
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries.

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