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Commodity Manager -- Logistics

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Johnson Controls, Inc. Milwaukee , WI 53201

Posted 4 months ago

What you will love about Johnson Controls:

  • Global, innovative, industry leader

  • #70 on Fortune's most admired companies list

  • Embraces diversity

  • Growth opportunities abound

  • Fast paced, evolving company, always learning, always adapting

  • Great benefits; including Healthcare related wellness discounts, great 401k match, company funded retirement program, vacation, sick time, floating holidays and national holidays

What you will do:

  • Responsible for the development of sourcing logistics strategies for US and Canada as well as for commercial negotiations with providers and continuous improvement projects identification while supporting regional operations/transportation team.

  • Collaborate with other Region Supply Chain, Operations, Sales and Finance teams to increase efficiency, optimize the end to end supply chain and reduce cost within the JCI Power Solutions network.

  • Results-driven about business cost reduction, revenue increasing initiatives, aggregating supplier volume/reducing price, & utilizing tools/identifying opportunities for e-processes increasing capacity & driving controllership.

How you will do it:

  • Develop and execute negotiation strategies for all logistics providers in the region (Warehouses, Custom Brokers, Carriers, Freight Forwarders, Dedicated Fleet, etc).

  • Develop, execute and document a methodic bidding and RFP process within corporate procurement guidelines and procedures. (Warehousing, Ocean, Dedicated, TL, LTL, Custom Brokers, Parcel).

  • Efficiently run bidding and RFP processes.

  • Negotiate commercial terms (i.e. rates, volumes, etc.) and contracts language that are in compliant with existing regulations, (including but not limited to environmental and trade) and that minimizes exposure.

  • Consistently interact with regional key stakeholders (i.e. finance and operations/transportation) and communicate of any change in contracted terms that impacts logistics' cost.

  • Ensure terms and conditions contracted with logistics providers (including but not limited to committed volume of business, pricing, and payment terms) are met.

  • Permanently evaluate industry macro trends to determine potential impacts on operations and initiates action to ensure potential risks mitigation. Analyze, track and forecast market conditions and provide management with recommended course of action.

  • Continuously benchmark rates and pricing with third party companies and identify and close gaps.

  • Develop and execute mode conversion analysis.

  • Create capacity planning and development.

  • Support as needed transportation budgeting process.

  • Manage business relationships with logistics providers and consistently communicates changes on business needs.

  • Support as needed transportation activities (QBR's, creation of metrics).

  • Develop best in class logistics provider's supplier base.

  • Identify and drive savings initiatives (rate increase mitigation).

  • STIG and SIX Sigma projects development and implementations.

What you will need:

  • Bachelor Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business or a related field, APICS certification a plus.

  • 5+ years of experience in Logistics Procurement and Supply Chain Management.

  • Strong negotiation skills.

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate appropriately at all levels of the organization; this includes written and verbal and visual communications.

  • Strong analytical and planning skills.

  • Ability to influence without authority.

  • Experience with TMS (transportation management systems), WMS (Warehousing management systems) and SAS (Software As a Service).

  • Spanish is a plus.

  • Travel: 30%

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Commodity Manager -- Logistics

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Johnson Controls, Inc.