Manager Commodity in Sellersburg, IN at Welbilt

Date Posted: 3/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

If you have a talent for sourcing and commodity management, your new career awaits you at Welbilt’s Multiplex facility!   As Commodity Manager, you will be responsible for the sourcing and management of the supply chain for direct and indirect materials and services for the operating company. This includes responsibilities as a member of the Welbilt FSG Global Supply Chain Team for group supply chain decisions, commodity management across many Welbilt operating companies and meeting local and corporate supply chain guidelines.     Reporting to the Manager Operations for the Foodservice Group, this position is located in Sellersburg, Indiana.   We put the 'fast' in fast food and the refinement in fine dining. We put the icy refreshment in sodas and the 'rocks' in signature cocktails. Be part of an industry that touches every life. Advance your career with the leader in foodservice innovation!    Essential Job Functions:
  • Value Stream Support to meet plant objectives in terms of the supply chain management including coordinating with the necessary global Category Leaders for support.
  • Development of supplier relationships
  • Follow and support FSG strategic supplier consolidated and regional agreements, Enterprise projects, risk management, certifications, value improvement, Global Strategic Sourcing processes and synergy initiatives
  • Leads GMO direct and indirect savings projects in plants for Strategic Sourcing
  • Leads Strategic Sourcing actions and gate requirements for NPI projects using the global NPI processes.
  • Support in major supplier issue resolution in collaboration with the Global Category leader


Job Requirements

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Materials/Purchasing or Supply Chain required.  Will consider a minimum of 11 years of  Materials/Purchasing or Supply Chain experience in lieu of education.
  • Team involvement, customer service and management skills.
  • Understands and utilizes information to manage business processes.  Leverages understanding of the supply chain function and business tools to complete work efficiently and effectively.
  • Familiar and able to work with Microsoft Office programs, Oracle ERP experience preferred not required, Strong interpersonal skills, both written and verbal are required.
  • Strong leadership, negotiating, influencing and persuasive skills required
  • Understand and applies LEAN techniques; principles and its application.
  • Knowledge of supplier management processes including Strategic Supplier Certification and Work Transfer Process. Elements of assessment and management to include supplier’s past performance, business processes, capacity plan statement of work evaluation, risk mitigation plan, capabilities and lean practices in order to manage supplier viability to support Welbilt company goals and objectives.
  • Knowledge and development of supply chain strategies. Knowledge of the interactions between departments/disciplines.  Ability to control and deliver NPI (New Product Introduction) and Enterprise Savings.   

• Welbilt, Inc. (formerly Manitowoc Foodservice) - designs, manufactures and supplies best-in-class food and beverage equipment for the global foodservice market.  Welbilt offers customers unparalleled operator and patron insights, collaborative kitchen solutions, culinary expertise and world-class implementation support and service, whether locations are around the corner or across the globe.  With operations in the Americas, Europe and Asia, the company has a portfolio of best-in-class brands including Cleveland, Convotherm®, Delfield®, Frymaster®, Garland®, Kolpak®, Lincoln, Manitowoc® Ice, Merco®, Multiplex®, Merrychef®, Servend® and Manitowoc® Beverage Systems.