Global Commodity Manager

Global Commodity Manager
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 a Global Commodity Manager.  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 IT, quality, supply chain, finance, manufacturing, and Lutron’s key suppliers.  The ability to multi-task and work with a sense of urgency will be keys for success.

On the assignment learning:

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

Project management with Lutron and supplier teams with the goal of cost innovation

Influence internal customers, problem solve, and effectively communicate

Learn about Lutron manufacturing and distribution functions.

Interaction with a global supply base

Travel time ~10%


Highlights of the position:

Opportunity to strategically source and structure Lutron’s supply base for future growth and success

Supply chain risk mitigation to improve delivery of assemblies to customers

Supplier relationship management at executive levels

Opportunity to work with overseas Lutron and supplier teams.

Cost reduction through negotiations and value analysis

Inventory management and optimization



Lutron Electronics is an Equal Opportunity – Affirmative Action – Employer. We welcome qualified, motivated applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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