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Specialist, Commodity Management and Sourcing

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Business Unit Collins Aerospace Req ID 01443244 Date posted 04/20/2021 City Oakville State/Province Ontario Country/Region Canada

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LOC13049 1400 South Service Road West,Oakville,Ontario,L6L 5Y7,Canada

As a Commodity Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting commodity sourcing strategies, contract coverage, supply risk mitigation, cost reduction, and quoting in support of Landing Systems objectives for the Machining Commodity.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the development and execution of commodity and supplier development strategies for direct product that supports the strategic objectives of the Business Unit and Company

  • Conduct RFQs and perform bid analysis

  • Lead contract negotiations

  • Organize efforts with regards to supplier performance improvements, expedite requests, and supplier onsite support on critical recovery plans

  • Work with Operational Procurement, Engineering and Program Management to ensure the successful introduction of new programs and successful transfer of production requirements to new suppliers

  • Support multiple buy to buy, buy to make, and make to buy projects

  • Support the development of broad based commodity or supplier strategies

  • Drive special projects with Suppliers and cross-functional teams across the organization

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of relevant experience OR

  • Advance degree and 3 years of relevant experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Aerospace/Automotive/Industrial experience

  • Strong knowledge of Supply Chain practices and Commodity Management

  • Strong analytical skills (MS Excel)

  • Ability to effectively communicate and present to senior leadership

  • Comfortable working in a fast pace environment with shifting priorities

  • Demonstrated team building, leadership and interpersonal skills

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Demonstrated success in developing project plans and managing these projects through to successful execution, including overcoming obstacles

  • Technical or manufacturing aptitude

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

The high quality products we design, test and produce in our Mechanical Systems help millions of passengers reach their destinations safely – every day! From landing systems and actuation to propellers, flight controls and hoist and winch – the products we manufacture work together behind the scenes to enhance the overall flight experience. We delight our customers with superior products and best-in-class service. Our global team is committed to continuous improvement – we work hard to make our solutions lighter-weight, stronger and more technically advanced, so that plane travel can be safer, more affordable and more sustainable in the years to come. We are looking for the best and brightest to fly and land with us!

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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