Safran Commodities Manager in Brea, California

Commodities Manager

Location:Brea, CA



Location Name:Brea, CA

Wage:Depends on Experience

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Job Summary:

The Commodities Manager will be responsible for the Commodity Strategy for assigned commodities as defined by Management. Employee will assist Supplier Contracts Manager with daily responsibilities as required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • For a defined commodity, establishes and implements the Commodity strategy

  • Defines the sourcing and supplier base strategy (make or buy, consolidation, reduction, development of new source and transitions)

  • Drives market analysis, outlooks and competition analysis, forecast, pricing and cost reductions. Evaluates Total Cost of Ownership.

  • Utilizes applicable Standards regarding Risk, Operational Performance and Supplier Development to validate supplier development and adherence to strategic plan.

  • Prepares RFQ’s, negotiates LTA’s, and confirms provisions of the contract are applied

  • Performs Supplier QBR’s for assigned commodity

  • Develops the relationship with the Supplier as a strategic partner

  • Supports all phases of NPI process.

  • Leads Strategic Projects as defined by Senior Management.

  • Assist Supplier Contracts Manager as required.

Preferred Qualifications and/or Education:

  • 6+ years of experience working in Supplier Management

  • Basic understanding of contractual language

  • Previous exposure to contract negotiations

Soft Skills:

  • Ability to adapt, plan and organize in a constantly changing environment

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Must be proactive, meticulous, organized, and detail oriented

  • Ability to efficiently resolve problems

  • Ability to accomplish multiple tasks

  • Ability to work independently, with minimal direction

The preceding functions and requirements have been provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations, if required, so that employees can perform the essential functions of the job.

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