Global Commodity Manager - Elec

Global Commodity Manager - Elec
Lehigh Valley, PA

Job Description

Lutron’s procurement organization is looking for a high energy team player, who is passionate about developing and managing suppliers to fill an immediate opening as Global Commodity Manager for electronic components. This individual will actively develop supplier relationships, and negotiate improvements in delivery and cost - which are high visibility priorities to the company.  As a key communications link, this position provides an opportunity to solve problems by working cross functionally between Quality, Procurement Engineering, R&D Engineering, Supply Chain, manufacturing, and Lutron’s key suppliers.  The ability to multi-task and work with a sense of urgency will be keys for success. On On the assignment learning:

On the assignment learning:

Understanding of the lighting control industry and how Lutron goes to market

Project management, Manufacturing, Design Engineering and Suppliers with the goal of cost and delivery improvement

Interaction with a global supply base

Influence internal customers, problem solve, and effectively communicate

Learn about Lutron manufacturing and distribution functions.

Travel time ~10%


Highlights of the position:

Opportunity to strategically source and structure Lutron’s electronics spend for future growth and success

Supply chain risk mitigation to improve delivery of assemblies to customers

Help buyers and suppliers develop and execute supply strategies

Supplier relationship development and management at executive levels

Opportunity to work with overseas Lutron and supplier teams.

Cost reduction through negotiations, value analysis, inventory management and optimization

Service level performance management of supply base

Working through all phases of eletronics supply for Lutron -  research, design, development, new product project, transition to full production, and maintaining historical raw material quality, delivery and cost


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