Job ID: R0024807
Date Posted: Aug 16, 2023
Segment: Connective Industries
Business Unit: Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems
Company Name: HITACHI GLOBAL AIR POWER US, LLC
Profession (Job Category): Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Summary of the position:
The Global Commodity Manager – This critical role is to support the global, overarching commodity strategies and execution of global spend for direct spend commodities. Candidates will be selected based on their overall functional strategic sourcing competency and experience.
The candidate will work under the direction of the Sr. Director of Global Supply Chain and will engage stakeholders to support various category strategies. They will also work closely with site transactional purchasing personnel to align the strategies with site execution. Furthermore, the candidate will support core supplier relationships with a mandate to meet organizational standards in respect to quality, service, technical support, and best commercial value.
The candidate will have proven product and market knowledge relative to one or more commodities and will be well versed in functional strategic sourcing practices and had a deep knowledge of SAP with LEAN and operating in LEAN culture. Being well versed in numerous industrial commodities will be an advantage.
The work site location is Chicago, IL or Michigan City, IN and will require travel to manufacturing site locations, supplier meetings or tradeshows/events as needed. Up to 35% domestic and international travel is required.
Duties and responsibilities:
The role will include the following responsibilities and requirements:
The successful candidate is responsible for complying with Hitachi Global Air Power US Code of Ethics and related policies. In performing the job, the incumbent shall take all steps necessary to comply with our safety rules and requirements and must actively support the organization's efforts to meet and exceed its goals of creating and maintaining a safe workplace.
This description is to serve as a guide. It is intended to be flexible and will continue to evolve over time with business needs and demands and may be updated periodically and at the Company's discretion.
Hitachi Global Air Power US is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate based on race, religion, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other protected categories under applicable law, whether in recruitment, employment, promotion, transfer, compensation, or other conditions of employment.