• Commodity Manager

    Job Locations US-GA-Peachtree Corners
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4/25/2018 11:48 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-3530
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Purchasing
    Business Unit
    Shared Services
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    Position Summary

     

     

    The Commodity Manger will be responsible for establishing contracts and ensuring the cost effective supply of a commodity category or group of commodities. The incumbent will have full responsibility for his/her commodities and will report into the Purchasing Director who will be responsible for the entire department spend. Within the context of the supply, the incumbent will work to drive the strategic sourcing objectives. The position will also interact with numerous functions within the business.

     

     

    Responsibilities

     

    • Interfaces with broad ranges of stakeholders to help identify and analyze opportunities for driving value, reducing costs, and consolidating the supply base
    • Provides analysis on complex and ambiguous data and presents findings to upper management
    • Acts as an internal change agent to align employees with the strategic vision
    • Identifies systemic issues and continually improves processes
    • Negotiates and executes contract agreements that align to the organization and stake holders goals.
    • Identifies, communicates and executes on projects to create value and drive down cost across the organization
    • Performs sourcing administrative functions such as having Non-Disclosure Agreements, contracts etc. executed by appropriate parties
    • Upholds the Crawford Code of Conduct

     

    Requirements

     

    • 4 year degree from accredited university required
    • MBA preferred
    • 4 year’s experience required in a purchasing and/or purchasing-related role
    • Project management skills, training or related experience
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
    • Strong technical, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
    • Demonstrated skills/behaviors working in a team environment
    • Ability to influence peers and lead cross-functional teams
    • Demonstrated problem solving methods
    • Self-starter, possessing high degree of self-motivation and bias for action
    • Experience or understanding of ERP systems
    • Subject matter expert in one of the following commodity areas:
      • IT
      • Travel
      • Facilities
      • Fleet Management
    • Interface with a broad range of stakeholders to help identify and analyze opportunities for driving value, reducing costs, and consolidating the supply base
    • Provide analysis on complex and ambiguous data and present findings to upper management
    • Act as an internal change agent to align employees with the strategic vision
    • Identify systemic issues and continually improve processes
    • Negotiate and execute contract agreements that align to the organization and stake holders goals.
    • Identify-communicate and execute on projects to create value and driove down cost across the organization
    • Perform sourcing administrative functions such as having Non-Disclosure Agreements, contracts etc. executed by appropriate parties

     

    About Us

     

    Based in Atlanta, Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRD-A and CRD-B) is the world’s largest publicly listed independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities with an expansive global network serving clients in more than 70 countries. The Crawford Solution® offers comprehensive, integrated claims services, business process outsourcing and consulting services for major product lines including property and casualty claims management, workers compensation claims and medical management and legal settlement administration. More information is available at www.crawfordandcompany.com.

    In addition to a competitive salary, Crawford offers you:

    • Career advancement potential locally, nationally and internationally. Crawford & Company has more than 700 locations in 70 countries;
    • On-going training opportunities through every stage of your career
    • Strong benefits package including matching 401k; health, dental, and life insurance; employee stock purchase plans; tuition reimbursement and so much more.

    Crawford & Company participates in E-Verify and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V

    Crawford & Company is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Crawford via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Crawford HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Crawford. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Crawford as a result of the referral or through other means. 

     

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