Regional Commodity Manager
Business Unit: Strategic Procurement
Requisition Number: 225848
Primary Location: United States-Delaware-Newark
Other Locations: United States-Massachusetts-Norwood, United States-Pennsylvania-Malvern
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 20%
**This position can be based at Newark, DE, Malvern, PA, or Norwood, MA**
Regional Commodity Manager for Specialized Packaging
Regional and cross-divisional responsibility for total Purchasing Volume (PVO) in excess of US $ 50mil. Specialized Packaging and Labels commodity based on defined material scope, in the region North America. Organization, controlling and measurement of pooling and Procurement activities in a virtual managed regional team striving for optimized conditions on an excellent supplier base through regional pooling volumes and common strategies in order to maximize the contribution to the operating result. Introduction of C-supplier management concepts to various material fields in the region.
1. Commodity Team
Coordinate and manage a virtual regional team to achieve optimized conditions and contribution to net income from material through collaborative, targeted activities and to increase profit from regional cross-divisional or divisional sourcing
2. PVO transparency
Ensure regional PVO transparency by, amongst others, ensure correct commodity coding (ESN coding) and correct reporting
3. Commodity strategies
Define, implement and communicate commodity strategy in the region to ensure long-term, cost-efficient supply of materials
Define and implement negotiation concepts and strategies to maximize savings.
Negotiate regional frame contracts; define core assortment.
5. Global Value Sourcing (GVS)
Organize and support global sourcing projects.
Foster usage of eProcurement tools (eRfX, eAuction/ eBidding); ensure that contract structures are transferable in eCatalogues (applicable esp. for Indirect Material) to improve the Procurement process and efficiency
7. Savings and relevant KPIs
Generate, document and implement savings (DI 1-4); plan, monitor and report relevant KPIs (e.g. CNI, eAuctions, Supply Base Optimization, FPL, GVS share) and ensure the target achievement within the respective Commodity in the region to contribute to the success of the businesses and make results transparent
8. Knowledge management
Forward systematically all relevant Procurement related project information (e.g. updated contractual conditions, Supplier Management data) to keep stakeholders up to date
9. Supplier Management
Perform Supplier Management: Supplier Qualification, documentation and communication of FPL suppliers, regular supplier and strategic evaluations and supplier development to obtain and develop the best suppliers and to ensure an optimum supply chain
Maintain regular contact with relevant interfaces to gather information, fully inform network partners and ensure information exchange with relevant interfaces
11. Cross material fields responsibilities
Introduce C-supplier management to Packaging and Labels material fields. After completion implement the systematic to Low Volume Plastics, Sheet Metal and Machined Parts material fields.