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Strategic Commodity Manager Job

Date: Sep 24, 2021

Location: Duluth, GA, US

Company: AGCO

AGCO, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural solutions, has an exciting career opportunity for a Strategic Commodity Manager to join our team in Duluth, GA.  

 

Responsibilities of the Strategic Commodity Manager:

•Develop and execute long-term supply strategy deployment, supplier cost modeling, supplier opportunity assessments, supplier financial analysis, negotiations, long-term contract establishment, continuous supplier performance improvement, and supplier relationship development

•Negotiate the best-in-class price, payment terms, quality levels, and delivery terms for purchased products in compliance with corporate objectives

•Coordinate and support on-site supplier assessment/certification audits and continuous improvement activities that drive down total cost and increase total supplier quality

•Identify new and alternate sources of supply as necessary to support new product development, cost reduction requirements, and supplier performance issues

•Evaluate medium to long-term supplier capabilities in an effort to optimize the commodity supply base in support of supplier reduction goals and objectives

•Perform all necessary duties to support corporate goals as they relate to established supplier quality, total landed cost, and inventory objectives

•Maintain a solid working knowledge of essential commodity trends including: industry trends, cost drivers, global pricing, material lead times, and technical/manufacturing processes

•Lead cross-functional teams to drive global supply chain enhancements

•Participate in the make vs. buy analysis and make recommendations based on corporate objectives

 

Required Qualifications of the Strategic Commodity Manager:

•5+ years of purchasing or sourcing experience

•4+ years of experience working with suppliers located in low-cost countries

•3+ years of purchasing or sourcing experience at an equipment OEM or at a Tier 1 supplier to an equipment OEM

•Experience utilizing the Microsoft Office suite, specifically intermediate or higher knowledge of Excel

 

Preferred Qualifications of the Strategic Commodity Manager:

•Electronics.

•CPSM, CPM , or other purchasing related certification

 

Education of the Strategic Commodity Manager:

•Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, or Industrial Engineering

•Master’s degree is preferred in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Industrial Engineering


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