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Commodity Manager

Location : Norwood MA
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5
Required Education : BS
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Other Great Industries

Job Description :

Our capital equipment manufacturing client located southwest of Boston is seeking a commodity manager to join their outstanding organization.  The hired candidate will be responsible for purchasing and strategic sourcing functions of a variety of mechanical components for production and R&D with a focus on metals commodity parts such as fabricated metal, sheet metal, hardware and MRO items.  Our client offers a great work culture and an above average benefits program that includes 100% tuition reimbursement.



·         Analysis of parts that flow through as requisitions from planner(s) evaluate and act as necessary

·         Update and review supplier agreements to ensure best cost is achieved through long term planning

·         Plan and execute strategic vendor management on low performing suppliers; Exit strategy or alternate plans to improve quality and delivery

·         Review of inventory parts and analytics to ensure parts are planned to the optimal levels to satisfy

·         Own supplier quality for the core vendors related to mechanical category so doing quarterly business reviews and making improvements

·         Data analytics on spend management and cost savings projects in related to the commodity

·         Work on special projects such as Kanban inventory replenishment, part planning adjustments for inventory optimization, supplier score card systems, new product development in collaboration with engineering

Required Qualifications :

·         Bachelor’s or higher degree or equivalent work experience

·         Advanced Excel skills including Pivot tables, VLOOKUP, sorting, arithmetic formulae

·         Advanced knowledge of ERP systems

·         Domestic travel up to 30-40%

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