Exide Technologies Commodity Manager in Milton, Georgia
We are seeking candidates for the role of Procurement Commodity Manager for the North America Region located at the corporate headquarters of Exide Technologies. The role will report directly to the Sr. Director of Procurement. The function of the Procurement Commodity Manager will be to lead a segment of suppliers in accomplishing the strategic goals set by Director of Procurement. The Procurement Commodity Manager will be responsible for KPI’s that focus on cost, quality, and delivery to support the business.
Be expected to collaborate cross-functionally with other departments
Being fully engaged with each of the plants’ Material Managers for their strategic procurement goals
Being fully engaged with the Demand Planning team
Maintain and communicate specific metrics established for the Procurement team
Manage panel of suppliers to drive and maintain the most competitive pricing and payment terms
Responsible for year over year cost savings on repeat buy, beating or meeting PPV targets and driving improvement in working capital through improved payment terms
Recommend actions to improve business working capital to achieve quarterly and annual targets
Perform reviews with key strategic suppliers
Education, Experience, Certifications:
College degree preferred
5 years in procurement, purchasing or sourcing or supply chain
Competencies, Skills, Knowledge:
Draw accurate conclusions from financial and quantitative information
Summarize business and financial data in a useful manner for planning and decision making
Respond to the unique needs of individual factories or facilities
Seek feedback from suppliers and internal customers to identify improvement opportunities.
Executive level communications and selling skills
Demonstrate strong business ethical standards.
Possess a strong sense of customer centricity while balancing the procurement principles of cost, quality, and delivery.
Be a leader and agent for change management. Learn, embrace, or discover new technology or methodologies for improving performance.
Be able to resolve independently tactical issues that can reasonably be resolved at a manager level.
Must be proficient with Microsoft suite of products.
Travel, other requirements:
Proficiency working in JDE is a plus
Possess the acumen for working in a fast-paced environment
Travel of up to 25% may be required
Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.
Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.
Job Locations GA-Milton
Requisition ID 2020-2611
Category Supply Chain/Logistics
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Address 13000 Deerfield Parkway, Bldg 200
Postal Code 30004