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Senior Commodity Manager
Posted on 3/14/2023
Dorchester, Boston, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • Bachelor's degree required; Business Administration, Supply Chain, Engineering, or Process/Systems Development preferred. MBA preferred
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in purchasing, cost negotiation, process development to improve productivity and quality, planning and/or execution, etc
  • Problem-solving skills: The senior operation project lead must be able to analyze problems and develop effective solutions
  • Technical skills: Familiarity with relevant technology and tools, such as project management software and data analysis tools, is important
  • Expertise with spreadsheet-based tools like Google Sheets or Excel. Experience with SQL/Python is preferred
  • Financial acumen: A solid understanding of budgeting and financial management is necessary, as the senior operation project lead will be responsible for managing project budgets and ensuring that projects are completed within budget
  • Strategic thinking to make decisions that align with the organization's goals and objectives
  • Developing and implementing procurement strategies for specific commodities such as Club Packs, Shippers, which may include sourcing, contracting, supplier management, cost negotiation production schedule tracking and issue PR/PO accordingly
  • Analyzing market trends, monitoring supplier performance, and managing relationships with key suppliers to ensure the procurement of high-quality goods and services at the most favorable prices
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams, such as engineering, finance, and legal, to ensure that procurement strategies align with overall business objectives
  • Developing and implementing processes and procedures to manage risks related to supply chain disruptions, quality issues, and other potential problems
  • Negotiating and managing contracts with suppliers, including the terms and conditions, pricing, delivery schedules, and warranty provisions
  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and company policies and procedures related to procurement
  • Leading initiatives to improve procurement processes, including the implementation of technology and automation
  • Developing and maintaining Ad-Hoc procurement metrics, operation reports, and dashboards to measure and communicate the performance of procurement activities
  • Developing and implementing project plans, including project scope, timelines, budgets, and resource requirements
  • Leading cross-functional teams and coordinating with stakeholders to ensure successful project execution
  • Monitoring project progress and regularly reporting on project status to senior leadership
  • Identifying and mitigating project risks, as well as managing changes to project scope, timeline, and budget

1,001-5,000 employees

Streaming platform for television
Company Overview
Roku's mission is to be the TV streaming platform that connects the entire TV ecosystem around the world. The company connects users to the streaming content they love, and we enable content publishers to build and monetize large audiences and provide advertisers with unique capabilities to engage consumers.
  • Unlimited vacation days
  • Medical, wellness, and financial benefits
  • Free snacks and access to fitness center at headquarters
Company Core Values
  • High performance
  • Proud to work here
  • Trust and responsiblity
  • Talent
  • Communication and context
  • World class product
  • Simple process
  • Excellent partnerships
  • Content standards
  • High ethical standards