Supply Chain- Commodity Manager job in Erie, PA


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Supply Chain- Commodity Manager
Location: Erie, PA Category: Industrial & Manufacturing
Status: Direct Hire Reference: US_EN_2_226875_126285
Posted: March 03,2014 Salary: N/A

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Adecco Direct Placement is currently recruiting an experienced Supply Chain Specialist that is experienced in managing a team of Manufacturing Buyers at our client, a busy manufacturer of quality forged products, located in Erie, PA.

The Supply Chain Department Manager is responsible for providing comprehensive supply chain leadership and management to a team of buyers in such disciplines as material cost management, strategic sourcing and supplier management. The key function of this position's work will be the development of strategic plans and supporting objectives, while proactively managing supporting events and personnel to assure attainment of agreed upon performance.

Our client is looking for candidates that have the following experience and skills sets:

-10 plus years or more of Supervisory or Leadership experience in a manufacturing setting in the Supply Chain discipline managing a group of Buyers/Purchasing Department Staff.
-3-5 years of experience in hands on Supply Chain Management and Strategy Development, Buyers/Purchasing management material planning
-A thorough understanding of financial systems, including P&L Management, Cash Flow, Statistical Analysis
-Able to effectively institute change, strong ability to strategize, analyze, and troubleshoot..
-Strong communication skills, including written and oral
-3 years of direct supply chain, operations, distribution, or related field experience.
-BA or BS in a technical or business or related field is required

Our client is a division of a global Manufacturing Company with locations throughout the US. The position offers a competitive salary of up to $90,000 based on experience and a complete benefit package, including a generous Bonus.

If you would like to apply for this position, please click "apply now" and upload your resume or apply at

Questions may be addressed by calling our recruiter, Madeleine Felion, at 814-844-6976 or via e-mail to Only applicants that meet the qualifications of the position will be contacted.

Keywords: PURCHASING, Buyer, Commodity Buyer, Commodities Buyer, PUrchasing Manager, Director of Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, Manager, Supervisor, Sourcing, Change Agent, Casting, Foundry

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