• Global Commodity Manager - Wood

    Job Location USA-NC-Charlotte
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/29/2018 11:30 AM)
  • Summary

    Our vision is to be the best provider of building products in the eyes of our customers, employees, shareholders, suppliers and communities.


    At Masonite, we understand that people are key. We are a composite of diverse people who come together by showing support and respect to one another.


    We hire people that demonstrate integrity under pressure. Integrity is at the foundation of everything we do. It is in each door we make, in our commitment delivery and in our honest and sincere communication.


    Our employees are flexible, versatile and resilient. Our ability to weather any storm, to bend without breaking, is what allows us to hear the knock and open the door with confidence, no matter what's on the other side.


    At Masonite, we hold the door open for each other and for new ideas. We want everyone to freely contribute ideas and add value, so we are positive and encouraging. This collaborative environment is what makes Masonite a transparent, fair company- one that doesn't hide behind closed doors.


    We continuously strive to improve both our products and our customers' experiences. This drive leads us to revolutionize the door industry and help people walk through walls.


    Global Commodity Manager within the Supply Chain organization at Masonite reporting to the Global Sourcing Manager for Wood. The candidate will have primary accountability managing all activities for assigned products and services within the Wood Commodity.  The Global Commodity Manager’s primary objective will be to establish and execute a global sourcing strategy to achieve the business objectives and goals. The Global Commodity Manager will be expected to demonstrate a strong understanding of best sourcing management techniques, practices and strategies, including: strategic sourcing; fact-based negotiation; supply market analysis; supplier relationship development; and global sourcing/LCCS, optimizing total cost and total value of the assigned products and services for Masonite. The Global Commodity Manager will work closely with internal Masonite customers and stakeholders to understand their business needs/objectives, material/category requirements and broader manufacturing processes. 


    • Act as global supply management leader for assigned commodities. Initiate supplier identification, assessment, selection, and development processes. Develop and execute commodity sourcing strategies to meet customer and business unit objectives.
    • Lead cross functional teams and manage supply chain goals improving value-to-cost relationship by focusing on total cost of ownership, quality, delivery, service and working capital (DPO/inventory)
    • Lead all commercial negotiations with commodity supply partners
    • Proactively manage supplier base ensuring supply with no adverse impact on the business. Analyze, identify and understand supply chain risks and develop contingency plans to mitigate
    • Utilize formal benchmarking methods to determine best in class processes and drive improvement maintaining at the forefront of emerging industry practices
    • Measure and track supply performance within assigned commodities. Resolves and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion
    • Effectively communicate with appropriate management levels both internally and externally 
    • Project scoping – Assess the scope of cost reduction projects, resources required, potential savings, risks and assumptions and implementation plan
    • Project management – Lead, guide and coach cross-functional team members through the implementation of global cost reduction projects. Prepare and communicate material for project gate review sign-off meetings
    • Conduct business dealings with the highest level of integrity and regard for legal and environmental issues
    • Identify opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for change


    ·       BS Required.

    ·      Minimum 6+ years of Global Sourcing Category/Commodity Management experience

    ·      Experience working for North American multinational environment due to Global Sourcing responsibilities

    ·      Desired minimum 2+ years’ experience in the Door Industry

    ·      Global Commodity Management experience with wood products such as lumber, millwork, MDF and/or HDF is a plus/

    ·      Direct spend category management

    ·      Leading Contract and Supply agreement negotiations in Asia, North American and South America

    ·      Leading teams and project management

    ·      Strategic sourcing planning and execution

    ·      Leading and developing people


    Salary & Benefits

    • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and performance.
    • Company funded HSA.
    • 100% Company paid life insurance and short/long term disability insurance.
    • 401(k) benefit with 5% Company match.
    • 3 weeks of vacation, 8 holidays and 2 floating holidays
    • College tuition reimbursement
    • Ongoing career training and development.


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