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 MGR, COMMODITY - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

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Posted by: Rockwell Automation 
Hiring entity type: Manufacturing 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Management - General
Operations - Logistics
Operations - Other
Project Manager
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: R21-1235 / Latpro-3771553 
Date posted: Feb-03-2021
State, Zip: Wisconsin, 53204


Location: Milwaukee - Wisconsin

Job Description

The objective of this position is to achieve year-on-year improvement in total cost, quality, and service for a portfolio of commodities. The commodities under management are Machining and Fasteners and Precious Metals and Contact Assemblies. Major responsibilities: Develop the sourcing strategy for assigned commodities. Develop and refine the sourcing strategy (with guidance from the Strategic Sourcing Managers and Director) using input from the sourcing team and key global/regional business leaders within the business units. The sourcing strategy will drive the continuous improvement of Rockwell's Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for the assigned commodities. Drive implementation of the sourcing strategy for assigned commodities. Once a sourcing strategy has been developed, the Commodity Manager will communicate, monitor and aggressively manage business unit compliance with the strategy. The Commodity Manager will also establish working relationships with other functions (e.g. engineering, procurement, operations, marketing, and quality assurance) within the Integrated Supply Chain organization bringing a strategic sourcing perspective to all key processes. He/She will also assist Procurement in driving supplier performance and selection as required. Leadership of strategic sourcing teams. The Commodity Manager will lead and drive results of specific strategic sourcing strategies within assigned commodities. He or she must be successful at managing and influencing a cross-functional team. The Commodity Manager will act as a catalyst for change to achieve business goals as well as addressing barriers to change. The Commodity Manager partners with business units to understand the goals and objectives and formulates strategies to achieve desired business results. On an ongoing basis, the Commodity Manager will remain current on supply market trends, supplier economics, and best practice sourcing. Responsible for Global Supplier Management. On an ongoing basis, the Commodity Manager will monitor and evaluate supplier performance (quality, delivery, service levels) of all suppliers. Conduct regular strategic business reviews with suppliers and stakeholders to ensure continuous improvement of the supply base. Measure and track quarterly performance within each service area. Within the business unit, the Commodity Manager will champion annual productivity improvements by leading internal and joint supplier/unit teams pursuing TCO reduction opportunities in alignment with the sourcing strategy (e.g. demand management, increasing productivity, improving supplier operations, etc.).Identify and implement best practices within assigned commodities. Basic Qualifications Bachelor's degree Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future.Preferred QualificationsBachelor's degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Supply Chain Management or a related technical discipline.Minimum five (5) years of progressive experience in buying, project management or operations management. Proven experience in conflict resolution and strategy development, and project management. Basic knowledge of commodities. Demonstrated ability to manage projects / assignments requiring identification of objectives, resources and/or approaches.  Working knowledge of purchasing systems is essential, preferably SAP.This position requires limited travel to other Rockwell Automation locations to support assigned business unit segment (20% Domestic & International).
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact our services team at +1 (see application details).


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