The Commodity Manager is responsible for supporting the North American strategies on contract negotiations, savings and supply base management for all Indirect Purchasing functions related to transportation, customs and logistics.
Understanding of the various transportation services and the supply base
Understanding of customs procedures and regulations
Sourcing/Supply Base Development & Management
Contract Development & Negotiations
Defines procedures, practices, processes and contract models (in collaboration with Legal) to best market standards for each commodity group
Partners with the Senior Management Team and Safran group teams to align purchasing with the overall business strategy
Proposes improvements of tools & processes and develop purchasing maturity within the Group, fosters operational excellence
Persuasive and ability to convince companies of saving strategies’ advantages/opportunities
Ability to efficiently manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Demonstrate initiative and ownership of projects.
Strong organizational and analytical skills and attention to detail.
Self-motivated and proactive.
Experience with ad hoc reporting, Microsoft Office, advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
Accepting local candidates only. No relocation benefits available.
This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee within this position. The actual duties, responsibilities and qualifications may vary based on assignment or group. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic data or other legally protected status.