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Commodity Manager

Date:  Jan 22, 2022
Location: 

Birmingham, AL, US, 35242

Company Name:  PRADCO Outdoor Brands

Headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, Moultrie Mobile (www.moultriemobile.com) is a rapidly scaling software and cellular camera platform used by hunters, property owners, jobsite managers, and others for real-time remote monitoring. We take pride in developing deep user understanding, obsess about the details, and go the extra mile to show our users we love them. Moultrie is first and foremost customer driven – hardware, software, marketing, and customer success teams collaborate to deliver a quality user experience. Moultrie Mobile is a division of PRADCO Outdoor Brands, a leader in producing scents, attractants, game feeders, game cameras, tree stands and fishing lures. PRADCO has been in business since 1894, and we offer the stability and benefits of a firmly established corporation while operating as a growth-focused team with the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup.

We are guided by the following principles: We put the customer first.; We are curious and seek to learn.; We take ownership.; We are grounded.; We win as a team.; We are builders working with relentless energy, urgency, passion, and drive.; We innovate, experiment, and take risks.

Commodity Manager

The Operations/Commodity/New Product Introduction Manager is responsible for managing the supply chain by sourcing and reviewing commodities for the Moultrie Connected Trail Camera product portfolio and associated accessories.  This requires managing materials from inception, through production and end of life. 

Responsibilities:

The Commodity Manager will be responsible for-

  • recommending components and vendors to the development team, negotiating material price and availability during the Inception/Design Phase.
  • working with our manufacturing partners during the Production Phase to ensure material supply, working upside requests and delivery push outs while ensuring minimum excess and obsolesce at the End of the Program. 
  • second source recommendations and cost reductions during the life of the product. 
  • building and maintaining good relationships with commodity suppliers and distributors. The candidate will be responsible for negotiating favorable prices and terms for key commodities and assign them to our manufacturing partners.
  • maintaining an accurate Costed Bill of Materials for all product SKUs, evaluating, selecting and recommending new vendors to the development team.
  • understanding market trends and identifying risks when selecting partners and component solutions.
  • Resolving any vendor disputes and any warranty claims.
     

Basic Qualifications-

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, economics, or a similar field.
  • Minimum four years' experience in supply chain or commodity management
  • Knowledge of financial markets and dynamics that influence electronic product prices.
  • Experience working with consumer commodities (electronics, mechanical components, tooling, etc.)
  • Solid risk management skills.  Identifying risks and establishing mitigation plans.
  • Good negotiation skills and the ability to communicate effectively with vendors and suppliers.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to work well with others from various departments.
  • Interest and personal experience with outdoor sporting activities a plus.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex, pregnancy status, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment. We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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