Global Commodity Buyer

Reliance One, Inc.
Job Description
Global Commodity Buyer Responsibilities
  • Act as single point of contact for commercial issues
  • Manage the overall strategic and transactional relationships with the suppliers and to manage multiple projects / assignments, and lead / support strategic supplier reviews
  • Conduct supplier benchmarking exercises and commercial analysis
  • Send RFQ's to preferred suppliers based on Commodity Strategy
  • Conduct analysis on supplier quotes based on pricing, quality, delivery, and commercial ratings
  • Negotiate and issue sourcing contracts with suppliers
  • Manage and develop a strategic supply base by establishing and maintaining professional relationships through regular contact and supplier business reviews as defined by Commodity Strategy
  • Lead all actions to reduce costs for his / her commodities including productivity negotiations
  • Track and report on Roadmap progress
  • Deliver costed BOM inputs for new business pursuits (piece price, vendor tooling, timing, etc.)
  • Manage Risk Mitigation process, including maintaining list of open Purchasing issues (RIO’s)
  • Support capacity studies with suppliers, as required
Global Commodity Buyer Requirements
  • Experience (one of the following)
  • 5-7 years in Commodity Purchasing with experience in strategy and sourcing for multi-national company
  • 5-7 years in Engineering with experience in Electrical commodities
  • BS in Business or BS in Engineering
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