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Commodities Manufacturing Manager

Job Duties:

Manages the worldwide total acquisition costs, supplier negotiations and contractual relationships and logistics for assigned commodities.

Other duties include maintaining extensive knowledge of products, production processes and commodities knowledge for the responsible supply segment including, but not limited to, competitive market conditions, risk assessment, technical acumen, global opportunities and future developments, obsolescence and strategic opportunities; develop new product strategies with cost and quality improvement strategies for current product lines; evaluate and develop improved manufacturing methods; provide technical expertise to manufacturing department to improve protocols and standards for maximum efficiency; confer and negotiate contracts with suppliers to determine terms, pricing, volume agreements, product specifications, inventory strategies, regulatory compliance, and quality standards; track and forecast key cost drivers and market factors; develop forecasts and budgets for assigned commodities to share with senior management; provide written and verbal reports of the above to senior management.

Minimum Qualifications:

Any of the following combinations of education and experience are acceptable:

  • BS in Engineering or Business Administration/Management, plus five (5) years of experience in commodities management activities, including product cost analysis and inventory control, and coordinating logistical and supplier/manufacturer activities, OR
  • MS in Industrial Engineering, MBA or MS in Business Management, plus one (1) year of experience in commodities management activities, including product cost analysis and inventory control, and coordinating logistical and supplier/manufacturer activities

Additional Requirements:

  • Travel domestically and internationally up to 15-25% of time, depending on project requirements
  • Must pass Criminal Background Check and Drug Test

To Apply:

Mail resume to Cam Greiwe, One Hayward Industrial Drive, Clemmons, NC 27012 or email to cgreiwe@haywardnet.com

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