Direct Sourcing Commodity Manager
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
The Direct Sourcing Commodity Manager - Responsible for strategic sourcing and supplier management of elements that will be used in Apple store construction worldwide.
- A proven leader who will do “whatever-it-takes” to get the job done.
- Strong business acumen and experience managing complex supply chains, cost models, and quotation analysis.
- Background of managing detailed negotiations.
- Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).
Strategy: Develop and implement overall supply chain strategy. Manage highest executive level relationships with supply base. Travel to support strategic initiatives for commodity. Develop and maintain Commodity Spec and Preservation Handbook for commodity. Partner with Standards, Design and Development to drive best cost, quality and delivery. Drive new supplier on-boarding process. Supplier Management: Contract negotiation and management for all scenarios within commodity space. Lead pricing negotiations with supply base. Drive value engineering initiatives for commodity. Execution: Ensure flawless execution of delivery and quality for commodity. Ensure zero air freight exposure for commodity. Supply demand balance for complex projects and supply chains.