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Commodity Manager

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Carrollton
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America's largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, utility products, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment, electrical components, hand tools andjobsite power and lighting solutions. The company also offers digital solutions including contractor planning and utility grid resiliency as well as field services including cable testing, rejuvenation and replacement to support our customers as a value-add partner.We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuitionreimbursement andunlimited growth opportunities. Ourmore thanseven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developinginnovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardshipand enhancing the well-being ofthe communitiesin which we work and live.How will you power what'spossible? Location:North Campus Southwire Job DescriptionJob Summary/Objective: As a Commodity Manager the primary responsibility is to create long-term strategic relationships with an appropriate supply base to support meeting the financial objectives of the overall business. The incumbent is responsible for leading cost control and cost reduction activities associated with the acquisition of packaging and material handling equipment. Those details include, but are not limited to, supplier selection, supplier negotiation on price, delivery, payment, product details, expected product quality and on-time delivery expectations. The individual will proactively seek and implement initiatives to improve operations as well independently manage relationships with suppliers and end customers to prevent any disruption in the supply chain.Key Responsibilities-- Conduct market analysis to identify the lowest total cost supplier for a given product or product family and create long-term buying agreements which minimize the total cost. -- Strategically negotiate the details associated with the purchasing of packaging and material handling equipment (pallets, shrink film, reels, forklifts) and other goods and services as assigned. -- Manage forklift lease agreements working closely with banking institutions, finance and Site Leaders. -- Actively participate in and assist in the development and implementation of company-wide sourcing initiatives. -- Provide product quality and service feedback to our suppliers with an expectation of continuous improvement. -- Manage our strategic working capital objectives by striving for extended payment terms and reduced order quantities. -- Drive continuous improvement activities at all manufacturing, distribution centers, and administrative locations through our strategic sourcing initiatives -- Collaborate with packaging engineering and manufacturing teams to expedite product and meet operations objectives. -- Track commodity price trends and provide this information to the organization as required.Education, Experience, and Skills Required Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's Years of Experience: 10+Preferred Skills, Licenses, andCertificates: Prior experience in a Supply chain role for a manufacturer. Previous direct purchase responsibilities for commodities (copper, PVC, rubber, reels, etc.) and services. Strong technical acumenCompetenciesAction OrientedBalances StakeholdersCollaboratesCustomer FocusNimble LearningPlans and AlignsBenefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching
  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision)
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays
  • Long & Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance Plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs
  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities
  • Parental Leave
  • & More Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Atlanta , Commodity Manager, Executive , Carrollton, Georgia

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