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Senior Global Commodity Manager

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Procurement
Location
Mexico - Country Remote

About us:

Dyson is a global technology enterprise. We solve the problems others choose to ignore, with surprising new inventions that defy convention and simply work better. We’re growing fast and our ambition is huge – more categories, more locations and more people. Dyson launched in Mexico in 2018 as our first step in to Latin America. Our Mexico office is located in the Polanco area of Mexico City and our expanding team is a key contributor in helping us deliver growth throughout the market. 

About the role:

The Senior Procurement Manager will work closely with the Global Commodity Management team and Dyson’s manufacturing partners in Mexico to establish local sourcing activities.

The commodity scope ranges from Metals and Brushbars across Chargers, Power Cords and Wire Harnesses to Printed Circuit Board Assemblies. Your knowledge of the Mexican supply market and ability to develop suppliers to our requirements is essential in supporting the sourcing activities for our Floorcare and Haircare products. You will be working with our growing operations and supply chain teams in Mexico and the US as well as our global business, quality and operations teams in the UK and South East Asia.

Accountabilities:

  • Drive and manage procurement activities for products manufactured in Mexico
  • Develop and execute the Mexico sourcing strategy for Direct Materials
  • Represent Procurement in cross functional team meetings
  • Work jointly with the Global Commodity Managers in South East Asia and the UK to execute the sourcing strategy
  • Own and manage the supplier relationships of our Mexico-based suppliers for Direct Materials
  • Cost benchmarking, RFx, negotiations of prices and terms & conditions
  • Ensuring that contracts with all Mexico-based suppliers are in place and comply with Dyson contractual requirements
  • Manage local sourcing projects and report progress regularly
  • Drive local dual sourcing
  • Verify, negotiate and monitor the capex investments in our suppliers’ production lines for Dyson
  • Conduct New Supplier Visits / preliminary audits, and financial due diligence
  • Support the creation of value engineering proposals and monitor their implementation
  • Work with Global Commodity Managers to implement new prices through our internal pricing tool and ensure that our contract manufacturers purchase at the new prices in a timely manner
  • Identify risk, minimize exposure and work closely with internal stakeholders to define and implement risk mitigating actions.

About you:

  • Degree in Engineering.
  • At least 5 years of experience working in commodity management.
  • Experience in running and managing Mexico sourcing activties
  • Experience in a wide range of commodities
  • Proficient negotiator with proven abilities in influencing people at all levels in the organization.
  • Good understanding of legal regulations and contract setting.
  • Integrate effectively with a fast moving global Procurement team. The successful candidate must have a proven track-record of success as a Procurement professional in a corporate Procurement environment, handling a diverse range of high risk, high value spend categories, with technical complexity.

Benefits:

MX-FT Benefits package


Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.

Interview guidance

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