Description du poste
The Commodity Manager (CM) working in conjunction with related supply chain functions will create processes for the on-going selection, assessment, and measurement of a global strategic supply base. The CM will also work with the Quality to continuously improve product and service performance, ensure good manufacturing practices are utilized. The CM will focus on commodity strategy and supplier rationalization by analyzing market trends, drives to achieve business requirements both current and future, keeps informed of advanced manufacturing technology developments, and which suppliers (current or new) are able to bring the best products or services to SSUSA at the lowest price without any degradation in quality, delivery, and customer service
A) Identify, establish, negotiate, and maintain agreements with a global supply base to support SSUSA businesses with products or services, purchased directly or indirectly, for the manufacture or assembly of products sold to our customers ensuring that all customer flow down requirements are included.
B) Maintain all Long Term Agreements (LTA) contracts to ensure that renewals and other date sensitive requirements are met and communicate the status to all SSUSA locations.
C) Ensure that adequate technical information is present on contract documents to support desired product receipts. May include requests for specification or drawing changes, and attaching additional requirements to item master which will flow out onto the purchase order.
D) Create, initiate, and analyze all Requests for Information (RFI), Request for Quote (RFQ), Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), Long Term Agreements (LTA), Pricing or Service Agreements, and other strategic procurement initiatives with suppliers or commodities shared across SSUSA and other SAFRAN companies that meet the commodity and supply base rationalization strategy along with company and corporate cost objectives.
E) Develop a commodity strategy that identifies which existing suppliers are preferred, essential, or to be de-sourced along with where opportunity suppliers may exist and the strategy to bring them on-board to include government business classifications and keep such records for audit requirements.
Exigences du poste
G) Develop policies and procedures on the preparation of and review of contracts, bids, proposals, and supplier agreements for legal correctness, price, and acceptability of items to specifications to include payment/shipping terms and other commercial requirements.
H) Develop commodity pricing reduction goals and strategies that are in line with company and corporate targets, product margins, and sales strategies.
I) Conduct on-site technical evaluations/assessments on suppliers and sub-tiers, as necessary, to ensure suppliers have the processes/procedures/systems to meet SSUSA and customer specifications, requirements, and approvals (ASL).
J) Assist in the assignment of supplier status based upon the Safran Status Pyramid and transition of work to preferred suppliers.
K) Work with the SQE function to prevent or resolve quality issues that could impact business growth, disrupt supply chain, and drive supplier development between business units (Gainesville and Chihuahua)
L) Participate in supplier sourcing reviews for new and existing programs together with related sub functions and assist in the development of criteria for RFI/RFQ packages to ensure that all quality elements are covered and contained.
M) Link spend analysis, compliance tracking, sourcing execution, commodity strategy, and supplier performance to ensure greater control and secure savings.
N) Review monthly supplier performance metrics and work with the SD & SQE sub functions on a strategy and actions for any supplier not meeting the supplier performance criteria for SSUSA.
O) Communicate with the supply base on production rate changes, new program introductions, and business awards to assess their rate readiness and to develop contingency plans if necessary.
P) Participate in program and design reviews as required.
Q) Supplier Assessments. (Production Readiness, Compliance, Process etc)
R) Support all SSUSA locations with any supplier or sub-tier issue involving but not limited to quality, deliver, lean activities & events (internal or external) and supplier selection.
S) Performs other duties as assigned
3) Qualification Requirements:
A) Knowledge and Skills:
Related experience is required; five years of prior purchasing/sourcing experience in positions of progressing responsibility with specific experience managing direct spend of ‘plastics' based commodities.
The following are preferred:
• Plastics; specifically, this position is seeking expertise with Plastics (Injection Molding, Thermal Forming, Resins, Colorants, Tooling Etc. (low and high volume, highly complex, high cost)
• Direct material sourcing & procurement experience utilizing global supply chains for products/components generally comprised of Plastics (Sheet, Pellets, Resins, Colorants, Tooling Etc.)
• 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
Spécificité du travail
20%, 3-5 days per month, primarily within North America. Limited International travel as appropriate to support commodity strategy.
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