|Location||:||Pharnakhon Si Ayutthaya, Thailand|
Our client is a global high-tech component manufacturer with a large, well-established manufacturing base in Thailand.
We are looking for a Global Commodity Manager to join the team. This role is ideal for a proactive individual who welcomes a challenge in a dynamic, multicultural working environment.
Manage commercial relationships with suppliers: strategy, cost improvement, sustainability and timelines, quality control, contract management
Support commodity management activities in accordance with policies, objectives and partnership strategy. Support NPI by managing the procurement process for new materials / new products from inception to mass production
Initiate short- and long-term strategies; develop, deploy and communicate integrated commodity / category / supplier strategies, providing a clear vision and strategic plan
Work collaboratively, as part of a highly skilled cross-functional team to ensure that strategies meet the needs of current and future manufacturing requirements
Identify sourcing opportunities by leveraging spend analysis tools. Engage with stakeholders to consolidate requirements across categories, suppliers, and geographical areas
Negotiate price, delivery, payments and all contractual terms; develop partnership programme with suppliers
Lead long-term cost improvements in line with business plans, including leveraging cost reductions across category groups
Manage suppliers globally to meet company objectives; draft a product road map, as well as cost savings targets and department KPIs
Manage the cost reduction programme, existing suppliers, and the selection of new materials / suppliers
Select a supply chain capable of meeting quality and delivery requirements; identify and develop a secondary supplier source
Other tasks as assigned by management
Bachelor’s degree in related field and at least 5 years of supplier or commodity management experience
Technical knowledge and market expertise in manufacturing
Experience developing a sourcing plan reflective of portfolio management, long-term agreements or supply agreements, as well as demonstrated comfort level with detailed strategic planning and implementation
Mature, proactive, hands-on manager with multitasking, strategic business process leadership & decision-making skills
Innovative, results-oriented, excellent interpersonal, communication and listening skills
Ability to communicate with senior management, internally and externally, for effective commodity strategy execution is highly preferred
Self-motivated, able to work independently and under pressure, excellent situational analysis, negotiation, presentation, organizational & time-management skills
Fluent communication in Thai and English, both written & spoken
Interested candidates, please submit full resume to or contact directly to K.Surichai (Bo) at 088-912-6307 for more details.