• Senior Global Commodity Manager- Packaging

    Location US-CA-Sunnyvale
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/23/2019 2:34 PM)
    Job ID
    782916
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    As a member of the Commodity Management Team, you will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to conceive, design and develop innovative consumer products. You must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment. The Sr. Global Commodity Manager is a critical part of the Kindle development process and is responsible for formulating, communicating, and executing a sourcing strategy relative to their respective commodity. The commodity manager leads supplier sourcing / selection activities and successfully manages the supplier relationship to ensure that the supply chain is capable of delivering high quality, cost effective materials to support production requirements. The commodity manager ensures that their respective commodity meets the technical specifications and cost requirements necessary for Lab126 to develop great products for its customers.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management or related field.
    • 10+ years’ experience in high volume manufacturing operations or sourcing environment.
    • 10+ years of direct experience in supply chain management.
    • Experience in packaging related field.
    • Global supply chain experience working with cross-functional teams.
    • Experience with Continuous Improvement and Six Sigma methodologies.
    • Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Excel.
    • Negotiation experience with global suppliers.


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s degree or relative experience.
    • CPM or CPSM preferred or relative experience.
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Fluent in English.
    • Strong leadership skills and ability to assume leadership role with cross-functional teams.
    • Familiarity with world-class sourcing methods and tools.
    • Exceptional ability to solve problems and coordinate with global team members. Ability to be innovative with issues related to strategic sourcing, vendor relations, quality assurance and associated measurement systems. Strong analytical skills (i.e. cost modeling, quotation analysis, supplier selection)
    • Proven track record of successful negotiations with global suppliers

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation
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