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Global Supply Management Advisor (SSD) - University Hiring (MBA graduates)

Job ID R00857 Date posted 10/10/2017

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COS Management

  • Responsible for commodity continuity of supply
  • Acts as a single point of contact for all commodity related demand and supply issues/ requirements. Interfaces with Demand Planning organization to gather commodity demand requirements and trends. In case of demand push-outs or pull-in, lead discussions with Demand Planning and other internal stakeholders to determine the best course of action on supplier commits
  • Participates in commodity management and core team meetings to support supply manager action items for all product development
  • Coordinates with Global Commodity Managers to drive the commodity COS strategy
  • Works with the supplier to negotiate the lead time and other supply requirements, and communicates the supply plan to internal stakeholders
  • Works with buyers and suppliers to ensure COS is maintained at all the build sites
  • Accountable for supplier’s operational performance business and uses the commodity Quarterly Business Review (QBR) process to manage supplier performance
  • Support new part qualification, as required per commodity strategy

Inventory Management

  • Plans, manages and tracks inventory belonging to the commodity
  • Responsible for aging inventory depletion and E&O working with internal stakeholders
  • Tracks all the commodity risk buys and provides periodic status updates to all stakeholders
  • Support commodity EOQ inventory targets by ensuring inventories are within acceptable range defined by the commodities

Industry/Market Trends

  • Follow the industry trends on commodity
  • Keep track of supplier products/roadmaps for the commodity
  • Drive the periodic commodity outlook review with business teams


  • Bachelors or Masters with 6 - 8 years of relevant experience with strong business acumern
  • Manages projects and program execution
  • Develops innovative and creative output based on interpretation and analysis that improve business performance and contribute to corporate goals and strategic intent
  • Adapts projects, programs or methods based on customer or business partner feedback
  • Develops worldwide materials strategies. - Develops, manages, and implements key projects to achieve strategic initiatives
  • Tracks worldwide supplier delivery performance
  • Develops supply COS performance matrix, measures the performance against matrix, and identifies improvement opportunities
  • Manage high complexity commodity/platform
  • Advanced supply change management skills
  • Advanced ability to execute demand supply resolution issues
  • Advanced materials requirement planning analysis skills
  • Advanced capacity planning skills
  • Advanced supplier management skills
  • Advanced market research and trend analysis skills
  • Industry capacity analysis
  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • Knowledge on Procurement and Supply Chain Management

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Job Family: Materials & Procurement
Job ID: R00857

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