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Strategic Commodity Manager

Company: MRINetwork Jobs
Location: Worcester
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWe are currently working with a billion-dollar global medical device manufacturer that is doubling in size over the next five years. As a result, we have been asked to identify a Strategic Commodity Manager in the Worcester, MA area. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the development and execution of supply chain strategic initiatives, partnering suppliers, resulting in year over year productivity, improved quality, and reduced lead time.Strategic Commodity Manager Location: Worcester, MA area Ref No: 1248 Key Responsibilities

  • Establish Supplier Development processes including the coordination and support on-site supplier assessment / certification audits and continuous improvement activities that drive down total cost. Proactively identifies problems and or risk in supply chain, communicates these issues early to help correct Having broad expertise or unique knowledge, uses skills to contribute to development of company objectives and principles and to achieve goals in creative and effective ways.
  • Investigate and recommend new and/or alternate sources of supply as necessary to support new product development, cost reduction requirements, and/or supplier performance issues
  • Works on significant and unique issues where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangibles. Exercises independent judgment in methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Creates formal networks involving coordination among groups.
  • Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new or special assignments. May supervise the activities of others.
  • Investigate and recommend new and/or alternate sources of supply as necessary to support new product development, cost reduction requirements, and/or supplier performance issues
  • Investigate and recommend new and/or alternate sources of supply as necessary to support new product development, cost reduction requirements, and/or supplier performance issues Key Requirements
    • Requires a minimum of 12 years of related experience with a bachelor's degree; or 8 years and a master's degree; or a PhD with 5 years' experience.
    • APICS Certification Preferred but not required.
    • Ability to Manage Projects with Increased Complexity across multiple sites. KS LGP (Leading Global Projects) Certification preferred
    • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office required (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
    • Advanced proficiency with SAP. Compensation Plan:
      • Commensurate with experience.
      • Full benefit package including medical, dental, disability and 401(k).
      • Option to work remotely.

Keywords: MRINetwork Jobs, Worcester , Strategic Commodity Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Worcester, Massachusetts

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