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Commodity Manager
Posted on 3/4/2023
Waltham, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Product Design
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time
  • Design and implement an effective commodity based sourcing strategy to ensure a steady supply of high-quality, low-cost products
  • Lead supplier selections, execute RFPs, and influence new business award decisions
  • Create a supply chain that has the capacity to grow as we add more products and increase sales of these products
  • Negotiate contracts, pricing, MOQ's and EOQ's with vendors and contract manufacturers
  • Participate in establishing short-term and long-range planning and budget development to support the company's strategic business goals
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional engineering, quality, and manufacturing teams to identify supply risks and cost opportunities related to product design
  • Conduct site assessments, audits, and oversee qualifications
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience creating and maintaining an efficient global supply chain for complicated electro-mechanical components and assemblies
  • Seasoned understanding of mechanical components (machining, casting, injection molding), managing EOL's, and long leads
  • Ability to take risks, negotiate deals, manage expectations, and help create a disciplined development process
  • Experience implementing and managing kanban style agreements and systems
  • Ability to drive results within a cross-functional, highly collaborative, and fast-paced environment
Boston Dynamics

201-500 employees