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Commodity Manager, Chemicals

Ashley Furniture Industries, LLC.
Ecru, MS, United States

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Are you a strong negotiator with a keen attention to detail? Does working with a global supply chain that blends and optimizes both domestic and foreign production efforts get you excited? Do you want to take that excitement and knowledge and work for a World-Class organization?

Then apply today to our Supply Chain Team at Ashley Furniture – the World’s Largest Furniture Manufacturer!

Ashley Furniture has one of the most sophisticated, efficient and dynamic logistics systems in the world that directs every variable that goes into making and moving product.

Commodity Manager

What Will You Do?

You will be responsible for daily strategic and tactical direction to procurement specialists. You will take initiative in defining the Global Supply Base and manage the selection and certification of all suppliers that will provide the best landed value to the Ashley Company. You will negotiate and track costs on all components and commodities that are part of the Ashley Company’s global raw material supply chain. You will assist in training procurement specialists and suppliers in the use of all materials management software. You will investigate and resolve problems with supplier quality, delivery, packaging or methods that impact on-time delivery or inventory turns.

What Do You Need?

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Packaging, or equivalent field, Required

  • 5 years of purchasing level experience in a manufacturing setting, Required

  • APICS or ISM Certification is preferred!

  • Effective leadership and ability to coach and mentor a team

  • Strong negotiating and sourcing skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Proficient computer skills with the Microsoft Office Suite

  • Perform well in a fast-paced work environment

Who Are We?

  • We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits.

  • We are a multi-billion dollar company and the largest manufacturer of furniture in the world, and offer one of the industry’s broadest product assortments at over 20,000 storefronts in 123 countries.

  • Growth-Focused is one of our core values, and we are dedicated to helping you grow with us through training, mentoring, and coaching as well as investing in the latest design tools, production equipment and new technologies.

  • Environmental efforts are a priority as we continually seek to recycle, reuse and replenish every day.

  • Millions of dollars are contributed annually to local and national charities as we seek to improve the lives of people around the world.

We are an equal opportunity employer and provide a drug-free working environment. While Ashley appreciates the interest of all candidates only those meeting specific position requirements may be contacted. Principals Only.

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