Sr Mgr Commodity

Adient Plymouth , MI 48170

Posted 3 weeks ago

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Commodity Manager, Seating will be responsible for strategic sourcing for a defined sub commodity(s) within Adient seating. In addition, the Commodity Manager is responsible to:

  • Meet or exceed profit plan goals related to commodities including: Cost Savings, economics, quality, supplier rationalization, and other agreed objectives

  • Lead MBBP activities in coordination with costing and engineering to drive a competitive advantage for Adient.

  • Develop, coordinate and steer purchasing strategies for specific commodities

  • Lead, motivate, support and develop purchasing staff members relating to the commodity core teams

  • Support of proper Make or Buy decisions

  • Support efforts concerning supply base rationalization and supplier development

  • Leverage of purchases across all BU's

  • Improvement of program-profitability through continuous improvement, global sourcing, long/life-time reductions etc.

  • Ensuring the cost, quality and time-oriented supply of all Adient Plants with the required goods and materials in line with the respective business plans, budget, targets, and strategies.

Job Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Business, or related technical field. Master's degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 7-10 years of procurement and automotive experience

  • Ability to cooperate with people of different levels inside/ outside the company and to interact with team to reach team goals and business objectives

  • Ability to empower others to achieve results through motivation, recognition and performance feedback

  • Ability to express information in a manner appropriate to different levels of people & to lead negotiations

  • Ability to recognize, respond to customer expectations with sense of urgency

  • Ability to take full responsibility for decisions & results even when all elements are not under individual direct control

  • Ability to set goals consistent with company objectives and to adapt plans to changing environment

  • Experience with raw materials, specifically chemical purchasing will be given preference.

PRIMARY LOCATION

Plymouth Swing Office


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