Global Commodity Manager Electronics


Job Posting Title
Global Commodity Manager Electronics

The challenge
An exciting opportunity has arisen at Haier Europe. The Company is on a journey to achieve ambitious business growth and leadership objectives in the region, and we need someone who is passionate, proactive, self-driven and motivated to join a team of open-minded individuals. We are looking for an individual who demonstrates the core values of the Haier’s attitude: entrepreneurship and innovation, zero distance to consumers and IoT & Ecosystem thinking. A true change agent with an agile approach thriving for idea contamination and with a hyper-collaborative approach that breaks silos and creates an open ecosystem.

What you will do
The Global Commodity Manager is responsible for all strategic aspects related to Electronics Purchasing globally.

Main Activities

  • Optimize global commodity strategy for assigned commodity and optimize global supplier base
  • Analyze the Global market trend of Electronics ( either components or PCBA ) and create internal analysis reporting
  • Research potential vendors and compare their products, prices, and services
  • Analyzing cost and performance data
  • Budget preparation analysis and targets settings in line with company strategy
  • Managing and monitoring saving projects for the specified products.
  • Support and lead a team of global buyers located in different regions
  • Negotiate global contracts and pricing.
  • Lead supplier sourcing and development, risk monitoring, performance and compliance
  • Lead the preparation of whole contract management
  • Define and implement the global purchasing strategy for the commodities managed , implement improvement processes, optimize and streamline sourcing activities
  •  Collaborate with internal stakeholders in the Sourcing strategy implementation
  • Support and lead a team of global buyers located in different regions

What you need to succeed
Must Have

  • Degree in engineering or business management, with Industrial Experience
  • At least 7/8 years of experience as Commodity Manager in Electronics (components or PCBA ) field in large manufacturing or multi-industry global organization.
  • Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English
  • Excellent Knowledge of the Electronics commodity and suppliers
  • Excellent skills of negotiation
  • Willing to travel for business ( APAC included )

Nice to have

  • Knowlwdge of italian

Haier Europe is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or other characteristics protected by law.