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Commodity Manager

Company: Fortive Corporation
Location: Beaverton
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

We believe that cultivating a deeper sense of loyalty and belonging is key to how we attract and retain our best people. By embracing our diverse experiences and views, we are better positioned to deliver results, create innovations that matter, and thrive in today's changing world. This reality inspires our Inclusion & Diversity vision: We Are More Together. Job Description The Electronics Commodity Manager will provide strategic and tactical leadership of a multi-functional team in the creation and implementation of strategy that ensures an uninterrupted flow of materials at the lowest total cost. This person will develop into the focal point, SME and own accountability for all issues related to the commodity engaging appropriate resources as required to achieve annual metrics and reduce risk within our new product development teams. Responsibilities + Develops, organizes and implements sourcing strategies to reduce total cost, ensure security of supply and increase operational efficiency while maintaining alignment and commonality with Tektronix product lines and Fortive Corporation sourcing strategies. + RFQ, selection and qualification of suppliers including capability audits. Negotiation of contracts, NDAs, MOUs while owning supplier relationship development. + Ongoing performance management of suppliers within the commodity to achieve operational and procurement metrics such as: savings (PPV, VAVE), delivery (OTD & Past due), quality (PPM), lead-time, MOQ, payment terms and innovation. + Facilitate early engagement and collaboration with Tek engineering to understand technical needs, contribute to roadmap creation and enable alignment of requirements with supplier capabilities. + Lead a multi-functional team that defines current and future technology needs while using the strength of approved suppliers and potential technology leaders in our markets. + Balance global requirements of Tektronix with our supply base while expanding our supply chain into SE Asia, to achieve lower risk alternatives. + Able to use lean tools to drive business results with a continuous improvement approach. Lead workshops and kaizens within an operations environment. + Identify and mitigate internal and external risks to the commodity including development of business continuity plans with high-risk suppliers. Qualifications + Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent work experience; MBA preferred but not required. + Minimum 2+ years' experience in procurement with demonstrated success in contract negotiation and administration, quality assurance and procurement management. + Capable of making tradeoffs between technical requirements, quality, commercial terms, risk management, logistics, regional sourcing plans and price when making strategic supplier selection decisions. + Experience working with design engineers and technical partners to develop roadmaps, statement of work requirements and associated cost models. + Analytical problem-solving skills and project management experience required. + Strong written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated business insight. + Knowledge and experience with electronic components, FPGA, distribution channel and other electrical sub-assemblies is preferred. Experience working with contract manufacturers is highly desirable. + International, multiple-site experience is preferred. + Demonstrated ability to lead a multi-functional matrixed team with people in remote locations. + Microsoft Office applications skills required. + Ability to travel up to 20% of time. Here are a few examples of the traits we value: Unquestioned integrity and excellent judgment. Excellent organizational skills, exceptional domain expertise, a high degree of adaptability and the ability to anticipate and respond to changing priorities. Solid presentation, communications and influencing skills, demonstrated through all forms of communication. A strong collaborative leadership style with ability to inspire change and build followership across multiple business units, locations, organizational levels, and functions. Strong time management and document management skills with attention to detail Cultural savvy: the ability to work effectively in a global environment. Executive presence with ability to inspire confidence and gain & hold the trust of senior management. Process and results orientation. A history of building sustainable and innovative standard work and systems. Keen problem-solving skills, with a fondness for providing solutions or paths to resolution on complex matters. #LI-RB Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. With more than $6 billion in annual revenues, Fortive's well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution. Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more than 24,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 40 countries around the world. Our team grows by tackling challenges that accelerate progress and further their careers. With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our company's operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more information please visit: Tektronix is a place where people are challenged to explore the boundaries of what's possible, bringing the digital future one step closer every day. Our work accelerates technological breakthroughs that are revolutionizing culture and industry worldwide. Through precision-engineered measurement solutions, we work with our customers to eliminate the barriers between inspiration and realization of world-changing technologies. Realize your true potential at Tektronix - join us in revolutioneering a better tomorrow. "The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Fortive Corporation. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as a Fortive Company. Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available at: Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1-866-272-5573 or e-mail to request accommodation."

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