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Sr. Commodity Manager



Consumer Products










Large & growing company has an excellent opportunity available for a Sr. Commodity Manager.




Negotiates and administers complex procurement contracts that encompass cost savings and delivery. Leads moderately complex to complex negotiations on strategic sourcing contracts, ensuring legally binding and auditable elements are accurately documented and retained. Selects, appoints and steers a supply base that progresses objectives on cost, cash, service levels and technology platforms.

Develops, evaluates, and manages supplier relationships to accomplish material cost, availability and inventory goals. Must analyze / troubleshoot quality problems and influence suppliers in the resolution process.

Maintains supplier quality through assessment, evaluation and ongoing monitoring which includes supplier performance management in the areas of delivery, process flexibility and total cost management. Additionally, oversees supplier performance by performing periodic credit/organizational reviews, ensuring supplier site audits, and developing and reporting supplier performance metrics.

Procures and evaluates all necessary new materials for each phase of design process. Coordinates supplier information gathering and visits; arranges engineering samples and leads the qualification process of new, updated or troublesome materials with suppliers and inspection. Supports production/new product introduction activity by serving as a member and/or materials resource on product development teams.






Education: Bachelor’s degree in business, economics, engineering or equivalent.

Experience: Typically requires a minimum of 7 years of experience as managing moderately complex procurement contracts, vendor negotiations and the sourcing of goods and services.


Contact: Ronald Eliason, C.P.C. at

Job Reference Number: 5-6E

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