Commodity Manager, Electro-Mechanical

Published: July 25, 2017
Greensboro, NC
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Would you be interested in leading a team tasked with generating the strategic electro-mechanical commodity plan and implementing key procurement processes, for a high-tech business fuel solutions company? Are you a highly-skilled relationship builder who excels at contract negotiations? Do you have previous commodity experience with a strong manufacturing/EMS background?

If you answered yes to the questions above, then you may be an excellent fit for the Commodity Manager, Electro-Mechanical opportunity with our client, a global leader of integrated technology solutions in the retail petroleum industry!


  • Responsible for providing and maintaining healthy communication between the company and its suppliers.
  • Ensure strategy and suppliers for new products meet quality, delivery, and cost requirements; assist in the development of new suppliers where necessary.
  • Design commodity strategy and implement an action plan, which includes reducing supply chain complexity, risk mitigation and supplier rationalization.
  • Lead supplier negotiations for long-term supply agreements that cover quality, delivery, cost and innovation commitments.
  • Manage small team of buyers to support company and group objectives.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in business.
  • 8+ years’ related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience within the Sourcing, Procurement and Supplier Management areas, as well knowledge of all purchasing functions.
  • Strong leadership and teambuilding capabilities with the ability to operate independently, affect change across functions, and track record of delivered results.
  • Exceptional negotiation, written and verbal communication/presentation skills.
  • Highly effective project management skills including complete understanding of business process, with great attention to detail.