• Commodity Manager

    Job Locations US-MI-Westland
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/24/2019 2:02 PM)
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  • Overview

    Manage the procurement of raw materials, components and sub-contracted services required for the manufacture of GT products.


    • Develop commodity strategies and make sourcing decisions
    • Drive cost savings initiatives, quality improvements and 100% on-time delivery requirements with suppliers and GT cross-functional groups
    • Lead internal/external efforts to troubleshoot and resolve supply base issues (e.g. commercial, quality, delivery, service)
    • Negotiate supplier pricing, terms/conditions and long term agreements
    • Manage the purchase order process (e.g. maintain pricing, coordinate specification revisions, issue purchase order amendments)
    • Facilitate supplier RFQ’s for current and potential new business opportunities
    • Ensure procurement standards and general business practices are performed in accordance with GT Supply Chain policies and procedures


    • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university
    • 7+ years related purchasing experience, including 3+ years of steel purchasing
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Experience with crafting sound commodity purchasing strategies
    • Sound understanding of purchasing practices and general business financials
    • Automotive, commodity management and APQP experience required
    • CPM/CPIM certification preferred


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