Commodity Manager jobs in the United States

Commodity Manager implements a commodity procurement and inventory strategy that supports a company's manufacturing supply chain. Manages the policies and processes to purchase raw materials required to process and manufacture products, conduct research, or enable other business activities. Being a Commodity Manager monitors and analyzes the commodities market, global economic conditions, and events to make informed purchase decisions. Identifies, evaluates, and monitors suppliers and develops relationships to provide reliable sourcing and ensure the quality and availability of required commodities. Additionally, Commodity Manager oversees bidding and contract negotiations to obtain the best pricing to meet commodity needs. Analyzes inventory levels, manufacturing schedules, and long-term business objectives to plan and manage purchases. Ensures compliance with all applicable regulations and standards governing the purchase and delivery of goods. Requires a bachelor's degree in business, supply chain management or equivalent. Typically reports to a director. The Commodity Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be a Commodity Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)

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Commodity Manager
  • Enviva
  • Amory, MS FULL_TIME
  • Responsibilities

    • Develop and maintain productive relationships with suppliers in designated commodities (wood fiber sourcing categories)
    • Communicate necessary information on behalf of Enviva to suppliers, ensuring communication supports Enviva’s core values and aligns with organization goals and objectives
    • Procure most financially beneficial fiber to Enviva’s/Plant’s respective overall P&L, while ensure supply volume meets required demand for mill production
    • Maintain knowledge of supplier operating capacity and ensure supplier harvest / delivery plans consistently satisfy supply plans defined by Regional Fiber Supply Planner
    • Track and communicate performance (safety, delivery, cost, quality) trend information with suppliers and identify / suggest areas for continuous improvement to suppliers
    • Ensure suppliers provide current and accurate legal and sustainability documentation (MWPAs, financial payment information, insurance, contracts, and so on)
    • Provide tract setup information to administrative staff to ensure material can be procured in accordance with our Sustainability policies and can be received at appropriate sites
    • Perform required forestry / sustainability / certification related audits
    • Identify, communicate, and validate new potential sources of supply as necessary to fulfill supply plans or mitigate supplier performance issues
    • Develop, maintain, and communicate intimate knowledge of the current state of fiber supply business in the operating area, including competitor activity
    • Perform ad-hoc projects / tasks as needed to support team and company objectives

    Job Requirements

    • A bachelor’s degree from an SAF accredited institution in forestry or related field or 7 years equivalent forestry experience 
    • 5 years of experience specifically related to working with and managing relationships with external logging/fiber supply operations and purchasing timber from open market sources
    • Working knowledge of forestry, logging best practices, and sustainability certification schemes
    • Willingness to travel to and operate in remote outdoor environments
    • A valid driver’s license and vehicle

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Critical thinking capabilities to analyze market intelligence resulting in the most value-added decisions for overall plant performance and fiber cost
    • Strong communication skills and ability to understand manufacturing processes and to aid partnerships with operations leadership for the most beneficial actions to the business
    • Demonstrated proficiency in developing and maintaining supplier relationships
    • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software, particularly Microsoft Excel
    • Enterprise focus – Be a catalyst to drive enterprise-based decision making in procurement
    • Humble – quick to point out the contributions of others, slow to seek personal attention, shares credit, emphasizes team over self and defines success collectively rather than individually
    • Hungry – Self-motivated and diligent, constantly thinking about the next step and the next opportunity to help the team succeed, willing to step outside of area of direct responsibility to get the job done, focuses on achieving results / outcomes
  • 18 Days Ago

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Commodity Manager
  • Generac Power Systems
  • Waukesha, WI FULL_TIME
  • Company Generac Power Systems Name Commodity Manager - Engines Req # 64891 Employment Type Full Time Shift 1st There’s never been a better time to work at Generac. We’re shaping the market and investi...
  • 18 Days Ago

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Commodity Manager
  • Ashley Furniture Industries
  • Mesquite, TX FULL_TIME
  • Build Your Career with Ashley Are you a strong negotiator with a keen attention to detail? Does working with a global supply chain that blends and optimizes both domestic and foreign production effort...
  • 19 Days Ago

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Commodity Manager
  • Collins Aerospace
  • Chula Vista, CA FULL_TIME
  • Date Posted: 2024-02-27 Country: United States of America Location: HCA21: Aerostructures - Chula Vista 850 Lagoon Blvd, Chula Vista, CA, 91910 USA Position Role Type: Onsite Collins Aerospace is seek...
  • 21 Days Ago

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Commodity Manager
  • Wanzl North America
  • Denver, NC FULL_TIME
  • Position OverviewManages purchasing specific direct material and assigned commodities. Develops supplier base. Work involves administrative operations where independent judgment is used and decisions ...
  • 22 Days Ago

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Commodity Manager
  • Grayhill Inc.
  • La Grange, IL FULL_TIME
  • Grayhill designs and manufacturers intuitive human interface solutions that make life simpler, safer, and more efficient. Standard products include optical encoders, rotary switches, keypads, joystick...
  • 23 Days Ago

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Procurement Analyst
  • General Dynamics Information Technology
  • Herndon, VA
  • GDIT is seeking a Procurement Analyst to join our Supply Chain Organization. The Procurement Analyst will be responsible...
  • 5/28/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Senior Manager, Corporate Purchasing & Commodity Management
  • CACI International
  • Reston, VA
  • Senior Manager, Corporate Purchasing & Commodity Management Job Category: Contracts Time Type: Full time Minimum Clearan...
  • 5/27/2024 12:00:00 AM

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International Trade Specialist
  • Foreign Agricultural Service
  • Washington, DC
  • Summary The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides leadership on food and agriculture issues based on public pol...
  • 5/27/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Network Security Analyst III
  • Battelle Memorial Institute
  • Chantilly, VA
  • Battelle delivers when others cant. We conduct research and development, manage national laboratories, design and manufa...
  • 5/27/2024 12:00:00 AM

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IT Asset Manager - TS/SCI clearance
  • Blue Sky Innovative Solutions
  • Washington, DC
  • Blue Sky Innovative Solutions is looking for a full time IT Asset Manager for our long-term contract located in the Clie...
  • 5/26/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Senior Buyer
  • Excelitas Technologies
  • North Potomac, MD
  • The Senior Buyer oversees all aspects of Strategic Sourcing, Supplier Development, Supplier Contract Governance and Spen...
  • 5/26/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Operations Manager - Janitorial Operations Manager
  • The Budd Group
  • Fairfax, VA
  • Let's be AWESOME together! We are dirt under our nails leaders, visionaries in facilities services implementing cutting-...
  • 5/26/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Senior Planner/Buyer
  • Leonardo DRS
  • Germantown, MD
  • Job ID: 109493 DRS RADA Technologies, a subsidiary of Leonardo DRS, is focused on proprietary radar solutions and legacy...
  • 5/25/2024 12:00:00 AM

Income Estimation for Commodity Manager jobs
$129,636 to $153,296