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Sr. Commodity Manager Resume

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Cleveland, OH


  • Supply Chain/Supplier Development, Procurement/Commodity Management, and Quality Technically focused Senior Manager/Director with experience managing Regional and International staff in Quality, Supplier Development, and Procurement
  • Created a Global Supplier Quality & Development Organization with staff located in seven countries.
  • Developed and Implemented Sourcing Strategies for Electronic, Mechanical, and Electro - Mechanical Commodities.
  • Led electronic and mechanical component standardization projects for multiple companies
  • Managed multiple re-sourcing, outsourcing, and inter-company product transfer activities.
  • Led the Supply Chain Implementation for >2100 Engineering Changes in support of FDA remediation actions.


Confidential, Cleveland, OH

Sr. Commodity Manager


  • Initiated a 3 year strategy targeting supply based reduction of 60% and Year-Year savings of >8%.
  • Led the Supply Chain implementation for >2100 Engineering Changes covering all commodities and suppliers.
  • Developed Procurement, Supply Chain, and Purchasing work procedures and templates
  • Championed Supplier Development, Production Validation, and Production restart actions for all Electrical/Electronic products in support of Remediation actions.
  • Supported production relaunch activities for all parts (Electronic and Mechanical) for the CT product line.

Confidential, Pendleton, IN

Global Commodity Manager


  • Achieved 5% saving on total portfolio spend in 6mo.
  • Led Sourcing actions for development of a new custom Confidential .
  • Implemented a component standardization program

Confidential, Carmel, IN

Manufacturing (EMS) & OEM Product Commodity Manager


  • Developed and Implemented a Commodity Strategy, with transition plans, that reduced the supply base by 40% in 3yrs and a targeted reduction of 70% in 5yrs.
  • Created engagement strategy for sourcing and development of third-party OEM and JDM products.
  • Led Component standardization activity that resulted in 27% savings on a $14M Legacy program.
  • Managed redesign activities for Closure focusing on design standardizations and size reduction.
  • Managed supplier selection, quoting, auditing, development, and launch of electronic, electro-mechanical, and wire harnesses products utilizing Contract Manufacturers (CM / EMS), Distribution, and Original Equipment Manufacturers.
  • Led DFx, Process review/validations, and product launch actions for Electronic/Electrical product.
  • Championed Supplier Quality actions and trained SQE staff on EMS processes.

Confidential, Jasper, IN

Global Commodity/Strategic Sourcing Manager


  • Responsible for management of a $300M spend in electro-mechanical, mechanical, and Confidential commodities
  • Achieved an annual 5% savings and a 10% reduction in active suppliers Confidential .
  • Championed Six Sigma projects that resulted in $2M in cost savings and quality improvements.
  • Implemented a Cadence of Accountability to drive both commodity team and supplier actions.


Global Supplier Quality Manager


  • Developed a global support matrix to support global issues with regionally based resources.
  • Created a high visibility Supplier Escalation and Improvement Program (SQIP).
  • Led improvements in all phases of Supply Chain Management, with a focus on Corrective Actions/Continual Improvement, design reviews (DFx), and Customer/Supplier Relationships.
  • Implemented a Supplier Assessment/Audit document aligned with ISO, TS, and MilStd requirements.
  • Authored a Supplier Quality Manual, APQP & PPAP guidance documents, and a Quality guide.
  • Trained Commodity, Quality, and Operations in basic mechanical, electro-mechanical, and SPC processes.
  • Developed plans for Supplier Quality Staff, leveraging Supplier, Third Party, and Academia.
  • Co-Developed and Implemented a1 week Green Belt program for supply chain partners

Global Quality Support Engineer



  • Initiated activities to address the top customer related quality issues for all manufacturing locations.
  • Led Internal and Supplier Corrective Action reviews related to top customer issues/SCARs
  • Supported product and process launch reviews, and Customer and Supplier DFx reviews.
  • Addressed supplier issues preventing the launch of two critical programs.
  • Managed the re-sourcing of key suppliers for intercompany program transfers (US to LCC).

Sr. Supplier Quality Engineer

Confidential, Seymour, IN


  • Implemented an internal and supplier corrective action processes.
  • Created a Supplier development and auditing process; and trained 12 internal auditors.
  • Updated the QMS and Operational process to audit finding resulting in the moving the sites QS9000 from Probation to full in 6 months.

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