Global Commodity Manager
Lehigh Valley, PA
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.