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IDEX Commodity Manager in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses ( around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.

The Commodity Manager is responsible for developing, prioritizing, and executing short and long-term sourcing initiatives that reduce supply chain complexity and drive supplier delivery and quality improvement.

Job Description:

  • Responsible for negotiating and managing suppliers to achieve quality, delivery, and cost targets within respective commodities

  • Utilize 80/20 mindset to develop and execute commodity strategies aimed at achieving targeted improvements in cost savings, on-time delivery, quality, and lead times.

  • Manage existing supply base to continually improve performance.

  • Monitor and understand current suppliers and economic conditions to effectively mitigate risk.

  • Negotiate contracts and terms with suppliers of assigned commodities ensuring that the best total cost is realized.

  • Maintain ownership of supplier relationships, including performance monitoring

  • Assist in site tactical procurement escalations, reconciliations and reporting as required.

  • Execute strategies to align with business growth and new product introductions.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Business, Engineering related field

  • 3+ years of experience related to procurement in a manufacturing or industrial environment

  • Well-versed in the procurement of goods and services, preferably chemicals and/or compounds and indirect experience a plus.

  • Experience in the development and implementation of business strategies

Preferred Education and Experience

  • MBA or advanced degree

  • CPSM or CSCP certification

  • Experience with Six Sigma and Lean Tools

  • Commodity experience in electronics and/or castings highly preferred

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Strong business and financial acumen

  • Experience in the development, negotiation and implementation of contracts and deployment of supply chain processes and best practices for an organization of a similar size and scope

  • Demonstrated experience in influencing, developing and motivating people from diverse backgrounds; able to lead cross-functional business teams

  • Demonstrated people leadership skills; developing direct reports and others

  • Working knowledge of ERP applications

  • Working knowledge of quality systems, lean and continuous improvement processes, and project management processes

  • Thorough knowledge and application of budgeting, financial analysis and cost control practices

Work Environment

Exposure to manufacturing environment. Noise level may vary from moderate office environment to noisy/loud in the plant area. Proper use of safety equipment such as steel-toed shoes, goggles, safety glasses, gloves, apron and face shield must be observed.


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Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

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Job Family: Operations

Business Unit: Advanced Flow Solutions (Corken)