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Global Commodity Manager (Mechanical/Electro-Mechanical)

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Job Details
Job Order Number
11316000
Company Name
Garmin International
Physical Address
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Olathe, KS 66062
Job Description

In operations, we literally do it all in-house. We are looking for skilled, energetic individuals who want to join our quality, international shipping, manufacturing, office services, planning, purchasing, receiving, returns and warehouse teams. These associates do everything from delivering packages and purchasing supplies to assembling aviation panel mounts and ensuring our large shipments of goods are exported according to applicable international laws. Together, they proactively support associates and customers alike. If you?re ready to work ? and have fun, too ? come, help us put the pieces together!


We are looking for a full time Global Commodity Manager at our headquarters in Olathe, Kansas.? In this role you will coordinate and manage strategic sourcing plans that create maximum benefits for the business.? You will be responsible for commodity strategy related with electronic, electro-mechanical, mechanical products and or services including: sourcing strategy, spend segmentation, supply market analysis, supplier capability assessment, supplier recruitment and management, RFI/P/Q development, developing a business case for improved supply and or service, risk assessment and management, while managing assigned commodities or services across multiple sites. Other essential functions include:

  • Ability to lead and drive execution of supply chain strategies in a collaborative and multi-site matrix environment to achieve both tactical and strategic goals

  • Applies knowledge of commodities and commodity market trends and serves as an expert in influencing, leading and driving project implementation of supply chain strategies and development of short and long term goals for management consideration in support of customer requirements

  • Responsible for multi-site negotiations and executions of sourcing agreements for assigned commodities and/or services

  • Negotiate strategic agreements and drive cost, quality, delivery and service improvements across multiple departments and sites continuously

  • Uses analytical and qualitative methods to analyze market commodities and product data

  • Demonstrate full knowledge and serve as a technical leader for assigned commodities and supply chain services

  • Organize, facilitate and manage cross-functional teams to develop commodity and service strategies

  • Work with New Product Introduction (NPI) teams to ensure sourcing decisions achieve overall commodity objectives and all parts for prototype builds are available in advance

  • Ability to identify and help drive technical root cause and corrective action for assigned product or service responsibilities

  • Assure execution of Supplier Guidelines with responsible suppliers in support of various sites

  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Due to the amount of resources and expense exhausted in training for this position, a minimum of two years from the start of this position will be required before an associate is eligible for a job transfer.?

Equal Opportunity Employer?minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity


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