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Commodity Manager Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1028226

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 6-9-2017


The Commodity Manager will be responsible for negotiating and buying sales and marketing services in support of the fast-paced marketing organization. The duties include management of the sourcing process, developing and implementing creative solutions to complex projects, cost management and PO/ contract administration. Responsibilities includes but is not limited to: selecting suppliers, placing purchase orders, managing contracts, interfacing with internal and external customers, managing supplier relationships, and developing international strategies. Candidate must be strong at coordinating activities with other departments and resolving conflicts and can assume ultimate responsibility to ensure suppliers deliver quality product on time. Additional responsibilities include developing and/or assisting in the development of strategies and solutions to continuously improve costs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in Business, Marketing, Finance, Management, Supply Chain or related field
  • Minimum 7 years' experience in purchasing or marketing
  • Must be well organized, self-motivated, capable of managing conflict, and resourceful managing complex assignments
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment and effectively interface with all levels including marketing senior management
  • Results oriented and ability to work in cross-functional teams
  • Strong communication skills required; must be comfortable interfacing with all levels of management
  • Proficient in MS office Suite programs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree
  • Strong understanding of and experience with marketing commodities and industry benchmark practices
  • Strong understanding of commercial production
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to think and act strategically
  • Knowledge of the legal contract development process
  • Experience with creative advertising agencies and/or television commercial production companies 

FCA US is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee’s role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Note: Some of the benefits listed above may not apply to summer vacation replacement and temporary employees.

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