For one of our clients, international Automotive manufacturer, due to their continues growth, we are currently looking for:



  • Lead the development of , execute, cross-functionally communicate and maintain Global Strategic Commodity Business Plans which include:
    • Global Commodity Strategies.
    • Supplier Rationalization Strategy 
    • Low Cost Economy (LCE) Strategies
    • Commodity Benchmarking - thorough understanding of benchmarking data (internal and external) as well as key commodity cost drivers.
    • Thorough product/process knowledge and new technologies.
    • Develop cross-functional alignment/buy-in of all global commodity strategies and activities.
  • Deliver Budgeted/Forecasted Cost Reductions by assigned commodity.
    • Develop Cost Models to understand "should be" cost to identify and drive cost reduction opportunities and assure cost competitiveness in pursuit of new business opportunities.
      • Work closely with Manufacturing, Advanced Purchasing and Engineering in support of Cost Estimating/Quotation process
    • Identify Cost Reduction opportunities based on:
      • Benchmarking data base and key cost driver analysis
      • Capacity analysis at suppliers
      • Product/process improvements
    • Lead resolution of commercial issues with Global/Key Commodity Suppliers when necessary
  • Maximize the leverage of the global team
  • Support Supplier Selection process
  • Manage the supply base globally
    • Track Supplier Performance Metrics - Quality, Delivery and Cost
      • Structure on-going Supplier Assessments and Performance Review Meetings


  • Bachelor"s degree from a four-year College or University and MBA or secondary graduate degree required
  • 10+ years Supply Management experience working in Automotive Production Purchasing
  • Increasing responsibility in an automotive production environment
  • Strong background in Cost Reduction and Process Improvement initiatives
  • Strategy development and execution experience desired
  • Fluency in Foreign Language preferred


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