Commodity Manager - Sheet Metal/Cabinets/Plastics - Houston or Phoenix

Honeywell - Houston, TX

Posted 702 days ago
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At Honeywell, we look for people driven by a desire to contribute, be challenged and grow. Our people make Honeywell a special company and are a key competitive advantage.

Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) is a strategic business unit in Automation and Control Solutions (ACS). HPS improves the productivity and profitability of industrial facilities on every continent around the world. With more than 12,000 employees in 120 countries, HPS offers a full range of industry-leading automation and control solutions and advanced software applications to key vertical markets, including mining, refining, pulp & paper, power generation, chemical, and pharmaceuticals.

This role would be located in Houston, TX or Phoenix, Arizona.  This position will report to the HPS Metals/Mechanicals Global Team Leader. This position will focus on managing the Cabinets, Sheet Metal, Plastics and Hardware commodity globally across all internal sites and suppliers globally.

The ideal candidate will have: a background of managing multiple direct material commodities globally, experience managing a global internal site structure, a successful track record of managing commodities across the full product life-cycle from NPI through maturity, lead and influenced cross-functional teams across design/operations/finance, managed suppliers in a variety of markets including constrained supply, demonstrated market expertise including market analysis to drive commodity strategies, a successful track record of managing suppliers at all levels of management to achieve objectives, successfully managed and negotiated pricing globally.

The candidate should ideally also have demonstrated success driving advanced supply solutions into the supply base including Kan-ban, pull systems, the use of EDI, and shared-scheduling. The ideal candidate will also have extensive experience establishing and driving cost models and conducting market analysis to drive competitive supply solutions.

This role will: support development and implementation of the sourcing strategies to achieve lowest total costs, improve working capital, drive effective asset management, achieve quality improvement, ensure on-time delivery, improve cycle time, ensure early supplier involvement in product development.

Key Responsibilities:
• Lead cross-functional global teams to achieve objectives; Play active role in resolving critical quality and delivery issues with suppliers. (Comprehensive ownership of supplier performance.)
• Manage direct engagement with suppliers and internal functional teams globally to drive implementation of the supply strategy and ensure success of the supply chain.
• Support development and implementation of plans with cross funcitonal partners to meet annual goals which includes supplier strategy, productivity/cost-reduction, lead-time reductions, consignment/kan-ban implementation, working capital improvement, supplier quality.

Desired Skills and Experience

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, business, supply chain, purchasing or operations or related discipline. 
  • 5 years Strategic Sourcing experience.


Additional Qualifications:

  • Global Strategic Sourcing experience preferred.
  • MBA, MIM or other Master's degree preferred.
  • Previous experience in global high-mix manufacturing business
  • CIPS, APICs and/or CPM or equivalent certification preferred.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification preferred.
  • Experience in leading cross-functional and sourcing teams with an emphasis on emerging regions.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage / lead multiple projects and changing priorities.
  • Ability to work with, manage and influence all levels of Leadership.
  • Ability to make data-driven decisions.
  • Successful use of decision-making and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Honeywell is committed to a diverse workforce.

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Honeywell International ( is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; automation and control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell generated $33.4 billion in sales in 2010 and currently employs 130,000 people in 100 countries. Its shares are traded on the on the New York, London, and Chicago Stock Exchanges.   The company is committed to providing quality products, integrated system solutions and services to customers around the world. Honeywell products touch the lives of most people everyday, whether you’re flying on a plane, driving a car, heating or cooling a home, furnishing an apartment, taking medication for an illness or playing a sport.

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