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Commodity Purchasing Manager in Novi, MI at Hanon Systems USA, LLC

Date Posted: 11/2/2018

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Job Description

Job Description

This candidate is responsible for managing a commodity purchasing team in North America to deliver on goals of a multi-national company demonstrating strong leadership and change agent skills.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Deliver year-over-year economic material cost reductions that align with corporate target
  • Responsible for the analysis, metrics and management of $300M spend as well as driving strategic operating initiatives throughout the business.
  • Deliver commodity strategies which leverage Hanon Systems’ global presence to maximize business impact, growth, and total cost
  • Manage bid lists to support corporate business plan.
  • Drive the lowest total cost model to support new business quotes and sourcing targets.
  • Strengthen supplier relationships through strategic business reviews with key suppliers to execute alignment actions
  • Deliver cash flow improvement.
  • Proactively manage distressed supplier environment and drive active contingency planning for suppliers with low or declining financial health ratings
  • Mentor the commodity buyers on the negotiation of LTAs and rebate structures.


Job Requirements

Basic Candidate Qualifications

  • BA in Business w/Supply Chain or BS in Engineering Degree
  • Experience (5+ Years) in purchasing/procurement within the Automotive Sector.

Preferred Candidate Qualifications

  • Product, industry and technology knowledge in climate control products as well as automotive field Requirements
  • Has worked for Global organizations and proven international manager.
  • Drive For Results – can be counted on to exceed goals successfully and is constantly and consistently one of the top performers.
  • Business Acumen – knows how to work with in a global tier I supplier, capable of understanding the broader business strategy, able to position procurement as a driving strategic advantage.
  • Flexibility – can change directions, is capable and willing to work all levels of activities from strategic to detail as needed
  • Global Mindset – is capable of working with different cultures and has the ability to support the integration of new businesses across the globe.
  • Travel both domestically and internationally will be required.



Hanon Systems is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce.


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