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Commodity Manager - Mechanical

Job Description

Mentor Graphics is now Siemens EDA


Siemens EDA is a global technology leader in Electronic Design Automation software.  Our software tools enable companies around the world to develop new and highly innovative electronic products faster and more cost-effectively.  Our customers use our tools to push the boundaries of technology and physics in order to deliver better products in the increasingly complex world of chip, board and system design. 


Responsibilities Include

  • Develop a commodity strategy and technology roadmap that aligns technology and business requirements with supplier capabilities.
  • Work closely with Engineering to influence design decisions to meet technical capabilities, and business objectives.
  • Interface with cross-functional teams to assess current and future sourcing requirements.
  • Develop commodity sourcing strategy including contract negotiation, cost targets, supply chain risk evaluation and mitigation.
  • Negotiate global spend and cost reduction for key commodity items.
  • Continually identify and implement new opportunities for cost savings and avoidance, and proactively track the progress.
  • Implement programs for supplier evaluation, selection, qualification and supply base optimization.
  • Manage overall supplier relationships including supplier performance, capability development, cost and quality improvements.
  • Advise management on alternate global supply sources, component material costs, commodity pricing trends, and supply/demand situations that could impact the business.
  • Monitor current commodity market conditions to identify challenges and develop supply continuity plan.

Education & Experience

  • BS or BA degree from an accredited 4-year college or university.
  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in Supply Chain and Commodity Management.
  • Knowledge of mechanical commodities and hardware operations.
  • Proven commodity management experience, project management skills, and capable to work with cross functional teams.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Background working with PDM tools (Arena or Agile) and ERP systems.
  • Must be detail oriented, analytical, process savvy and adaptable to business needs.

At Siemens we are always challenging ourselves to build a better future.  We need the most innovative and diverse Digital Minds to develop tomorrow’s reality.  Find out more about the Digital world of Siemens here:  www.siemens.com/careers/digitalminds

Where permitted by applicable law, Siemens may require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 based on job requirements, and in accordance with an accommodation based on legally protected reasons.


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Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time



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