Senior Strategic Commodity Manager - Plastics and Resins in Minneapolis at Apple & Associates

Date Posted: 11/18/2018

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Senior Commodity Manager - Plastics and Resins
The Senior Strategic Commodity Manager will develop and implement worldwide sourcing strategies which will provide superior products, optimize the supplier base, provide improved customer service levels and minimize risk at the best cost possible.
• Implement sourcing strategies to ensure worldwide supplier quality, delivery, lead time, and cost performance goals are met in the plastics and resins commodity.
• Participate in Global Corporate Commodity Teams to drive strategy that ensures supplier quality, delivery, lead time and cost performance goals.
• Develop and implements sourcing strategy for the Americas Plastics and Resins portfolio.
• Accountable for timely and effective planning, development and execution to meet the Annual Operating Plan.
• Identifies, researches and implements new materials and processes to drive cost down efforts.
• Recognized as an expert with a deep understanding and knowledge of market drivers and manufacturing techniques for plastics and resins commodity.
• Must be able to motivate and drive results cross functionally
• Conducts commodity specific competitor and industry analysis to identify cost, material selection, manufacturing techniques and materials sourcing to improve the company’s competitive position.
• Responsible for developing the commodity strategy and implementing across the plastics and resins global supply base.
• Identify, evaluate, select and manage worldwide supplier base with a specific emphasis on business strategies.
• Must be able to lead a cross functional team to execute to aggressive project timelines.
• Maintains conduct consistent with company policy, division operating procedures, accepted practice and applicable state and federal regulations.

Expected travel about 20%. 
Visa sponsorship is available
Must Have:
• Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain or Engineering
• 10+ years of Strategic Commodity experience with 6 + years of experience with Plastics & Resins negotiation and supplier relationship building, supporting multiple plants including global locations
We Value:
• Excellent interpersonal skills & communications skills, both written and verbal