Materials Manager

Contract position: A Commodity Manager is needed for a diversified industrial manufacturer with market-leading brands serving customers in global commercial, industrial and residential markets located in the Davidson, NC area. This role will support New Product Development Procurement teams execute programs at target quality, cost with preferred supplier selections on time.
No per diem available. Up to 20% travel.

Responsibilities for the Materials Manager

  • Identify and engage with internal stakeholders to capture commodity requirements and ensure supplier qualification and quality - partner with SBU engineering teams and plant personnel to successfully integrate equipment
  • Responsible for executing detailed sourcing strategy: Accountable for execution of sourcing projects including RFx, NPD, continuous improvement, consolidation, etc.
  • Responsible for defining negotiations strategy including supplier profiles, commercial negotiations targets, defining switching costs, and building Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).

Requirements for the Materials Manager

  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Operations, Engineering or related field.
  • 5+ years procurement sourcing experience, consulting, buyer, and/or analyst experience. Demonstrate competence in negotiating skills and assessing vendors.
  • Candidate must have demonstrated experience coordinating, facilitating discussions, consultation and conflict resolution skills. Indirect Sourcing experience, including working with Capital Equipment provider in the industrial manufacturing segment.


  • 401K
  • Health Insurance

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.


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Company Description:

Randstad is a $22.5 billion global provider of HR services and the second largest staffing organization in the world. From temporary staffing to permanent placement to in-house, professionals, search & selection, and HR Solutions, Randstad holds top positions around the world and has approximately 31,100 corporate employees working from its nearly 4,700 branches and in-house locations in 40 countries.


We are a company built on a deep network of expertise that crosses industries and geographies. We recognize that talent comes in different forms, that every business has its unique challenges and opportunities. And our recruiting experts are skilled at marrying talent and business—identifying the ideal professionals for an organization’s culture and its teams, its needs and its goals.

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