Commodity Manager II, ( 21-5820)

Business Operations Argentina


Job Summary:

The Commodity Manager is responsible for implementing and executing the global Commodity Management strategy that will lead the sourcing efforts in regards to the following: worldwide total acquisition costs, supplier negotiations, contractual relationships and logistics for assigned commodities. The Commodity Manger will communicate and explain complex demand/supply forecasts (inputs, outputs, rationale, and gaps) and recommendations to senior management. This position will report to the Sourcing Director.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement procurement plans and strategies to support forecasted needs for assigned commodities.
  • Establish and implement strategies for negotiating commodity purchase agreements based on in-depth knowledge of foreign and domestic markets for optimum pricing and terms
  • Lead or support supply contract negotiations that include terms, pricing, volume agreements, inventory strategies, competitive benchmarks, performance, regulatory compliance, and annual cost reductions to name a few.
  • Understand, track, and forecast the key cost drivers and market factors for assigned commodities.
  • Creates strategies to consolidate the purchasing of materials to key supplier partners to reduce worldwide number of suppliers and that will optimize cost and service.
  • Participate in the development of 1 to 3 year commodity specific strategies to include; spend analysis, market and geographic considerations, strategic importance, etc., and establish goals and implementation action plans to support segment and business level vision (e.g. technology, make/buy, supply base consolidation, strategic supplier direction, quality goals, domestic versus international sourcing, market/industry analysis, etc.)
  • Participate or lead in creating and driving supplier corrective action as related to site-based quality and delivery issues.
  • Communicate and work closely with Commercial Management Department to develop and establish Global MSAs/Terms and Conditions for essential Contracts
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Travel may be required
  • English proficiency required
  • Manage and develop employees

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Seven to ten years’ experience in procurement, sourcing, and/or supplier development
  • Experience in Tooling, T&L, Subcontract Labor, PPE & IT solutions procurement preferred

Desired Characteristics:

  • Proven leadership ability
  • Ability to lead global efforts to plan, organize and manage significant projects.
  • Knowledge of global sourcing strategies for critical commodities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to influence and negotiate.
  • Experience in ERP/MRP systems (ideally SAP), contract writing - domestic/international
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Skillful in establishing and maintaining working relationships with segments and suppliers

About FieldCore:

FieldCore, a GE company, is an independent, industrial field services organization focused on World-Class Execution across the power generation and oil & gas industries. We have brought together more than 12,000 of the foremost experts in field services to focus on one thing; delivering excellent outcomes for our customers. As a global organization, we celebrate the uniqueness of our diverse employees and strive to create an inclusive culture. Our people are driven by our core values of safety, integrity and quality, and focused by our guiding principles. For more information visit our website

FieldCore is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law