David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies has partnered with our client, a leading manufacturer in the Aerospace industry, to recruit a Commodity Manager.
Reporting to the Manager, Commodity Management, you will be responsible for leading the special process strategic sourcing efforts for Landing System and will be expected to become an 'expert' regarding the commodities and suppliers you will manage.
You will optimize the supplier base with a concentration on developing global, regional, and local strategies designed to achieve organizational objectives including costs, quality, and delivery and you will be responsible for the selection and management of a flexible supplier base that ensures an uninterrupted supply of materials with the highest quality and lowest cost.
Develop and execute a global sourcing strategy to meet quality, delivery, and cost requirements
Develop and execute supplier specific strategies (grow/develop, maintain, exit)
Develop and maintain strong personal relationships with key suppliers and internal stakeholders
Ensure supplier development efforts are aligned with the sourcing strategy, including the deployment of Supplier Quality Assurance, Supplier Development and Engineering resources
Lead contract negotiations and secure internal stakeholder approvals
Provide updates on the sourcing strategy and supplier performance to company leadership and key customers
Manage product implementation efforts at key suppliers - including coordination of customer approvals
Provide support to buyers to ensure the product delivery schedule supports production requirements
Conduct supplier reviews
Coordinate commodity sourcing strategies with corporate teams
Resolution of all supplier issues
The Ideal Candidate:
Bachelor's degree in engineering, or related discipline
Minimum of 4 years of relevant work experience dealing with special processes [knowledge of manufacturing processes (chrome, nickel, cadmium-titanium, HVOF, etc. strongly preferred)
Experience with international sourcing is preferred
Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with LEAN manufacturing systems or Six Sigma is preferred
Proven track record dealing with all levels of an organization
Strong analytical abilities with a logical and organized approach
Ability to work independently and within cross-functional project teams
Demonstrated experience in an aerospace (or similar) purchasing environment
Successful candidates must meet requirements under ITAR and CCGP
Must demonstrate ethical behavior, Customer Focused Improvement, Accountability & Teamwork and Openness and Trust
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Gezamin Manuel, Recruiter, Aplin Engineering & Technical. email@example.com. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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