Commodity Manager

Belcan - Oakville, ON (30+ days ago)

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Belcan is excited to be helping in the hiring of a sr manager of commodity for a client who is a part of the aerospace sector for a fulltime role.

Reporting to the, Sr. Manager, Commodity Management, the Commodity Manager will be required to develop and/or implement a series of commodity strategies to achieve best value, effective asset management, continuous quality improvement, and deliver cycle time performance improvements that supports both the Enterprise and respective business unit and supply chain management strategic plans.

Develop and/or maintain commodity sourcing strategies
Develop RFQs, quotes, quotes analysis, and supplier recommendations
Negotiate terms and conditions with supplier and create contracts
Create work-transfer documents and passports for the awards recommendations
Manage the relationship between the supplier and client
Coordinate supplier improvement activities including CI events, corrective actions, metric management and cost reduction initiatives
Ensure these activities meet all client and applicable government (FAR) requirements.
Organize, lead and manage supplier meetings in regards to strategic initiatives, new work placed at the supplier, performance issues (cost, delivery and quality) and routine program or business reviews.
Actively lead strategic sourcing initiatives using expert level negotiating skills and best practice activities while applying CI tools to continually optimize and improve processes and procedures
Coordinate/support supply-base transitions.
Perform other duties as assigned

Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Engineering or related field.
Certified Lean Practitioner or equivalent certification preferred

5-7 years' experience in commodity/supply chain/procurement with increasing levels of responsibility or related experience.
Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, or related discipline.
Proven knowledge of procurement and supply chain modern processes and techniques.
Preferred - Certified Lean Practitioner or equivalent certification
Demonstrated success in developing tactical plans and carrying through to successful execution.
Demonstrated ability to establish credibility with business counterparts
Experience with global activities, including sourcing and/or operations within different cultures and styles.
Experience managing or leading projects or programs
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications specifically expert level Excel and SAP.
Strong knowledge of aerospace manufacturing techniques and procedures is strongly preferred.
The successful candidate will be required to travel to supplier and other sites in Canada and the U.S.
Must possess excellent written and verbal communication, and organizational skills

Location: Oakville, Ontario
Length: fulltime
Start date: right away
Keywords: CI, supply chain, aerospace, SAP,

Belcan is a global supplier of engineering, technical recruiting, and IT services to customers in the aerospace, industrial, and government sectors. Belcan engineers better outcomes through adaptive and integrated services-from jet engines, airframe, and avionics to heavy vehicles, chemical processing, and cybersecurity. Belcan takes a partnering approach to provide customer-driven solutions that are flexible, scalable, and cost-effective. Our unique capabilities have led to continuous growth and success for nearly 60 years. We are a team-driven Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity.