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Commodity Buyer

Company: Craft
Location: Allentown
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

We are a smart appliance manufacturer with a history of innovation dating back 50 years. We design, manufacture, and sell over 15,000 products. You will find our products in the White House the Guggenheim Museum and a multitude of hotels, restaurants, retail stores, homes, conference facilities, educational facilities, hospitals, museums, and public spaces.

Our smart products save our customers over $1 billion per year in energy costs. Innovative design is the core of everything we do. We have manufacturing facilities in the US and abroad and strategic purchasing is critical to keeping our lines running.

You will be a key member of our procurement team developing strategies to strengthen our relationships with our supply chain. You will apply your knowledge for commodity management to our evolving business needs and manage executive-level supplier relationships. We will rely on you to link customers, vendors, and engineering to ensure supplier capabilities match our current and future needs.

We will assist a talented Supply Chain professional with relocation to Pennsylvania's Lehigh valley where you can enjoy and afford a robust selection of nightlife, entertainment, arts, and outdoor activities.


3 Awesome reasons to work here:


  • Work for a Global leader where your efforts ensure customers get on-time solutions
  • You will have a high degree of autonomy and quickly be given a lot of responsibility
  • Excellent benefits including excellent, low-cost insurance, PTO,401K, and profit sharing


    What you will be doing
    We will rely on you to develop and execute sourcing strategies by developing, negotiating, implementing, and sustaining supply agreements consistent with business needs. You will monitor and respond to changing market conditions and business drivers on a global basis to maximize leverage and minimize risk.

    • Enhance our operational flexibility and profitability through the creation and execution of a strategic commodity plan
    • Work collaboratively to build a world class supply chain, improve delivery rates to customers, and reduce risk through the execution of supply strategies
    • Select, manage and develop our key electronic device suppliers
    • Develop and implement cost reduction and capacity strategies through value analysis, inventory management, and optimization
    • Develop executive-level supplier relationships
    • Continuously benchmark suppliers to ensure best-in-class commodity management
    • Solve emerging supply chain problems, such as logistical challenges, material supply availability and vendor capability
    • Ensure suppliers are meeting our expectations of service level performance
    • Help new product teams develop relationships with new and existing suppliers to match product needs with supplier capabilities
    • Work with business teams to ensure proper forecasting of components and matching vendor supply



      What you need for this Position:


      • Bachelor's degree in supply chain, business, or technical curriculum
      • Minimum, cumulative GPA of 3.0 for all degrees earned
      • 3 or more years of industry experience in commodity management
      • Willingness to travel approximately 10% of the time, sometimes with little or no notice


        What's in it for you:
        In addition to a competitive salary ($80 - $120K and full benefits, you will have the opportunity to have a major impact developing products used in homes and businesses worldwide. Our market leadership position and history of growth will provide you with excellent opportunities for advancement.

        Interviews are being scheduled now. So, if you are a Commodity Buyer/Supply Chain Professional, please apply today.

Keywords: Craft, Allentown , Commodity Buyer, Accounting, Auditing , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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