Commodity Manager - Fabricated Materials
Company: Aviat Networks
Posted on: February 19, 2021
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Aviat Networks is the world's largest independent supplier of
wireless transmission systems. We are recognized worldwide for
cutting-edge 5G, backhaul, networking solutions and services.
Customers in more than 135 countries depend on Aviat Networks to
build, expand and upgrade their voice, data, and video
We currently have an immediate need for a Commodity Manager -
Fabricated Materials in Austin, TX
SUMMARY:Management and coordination of the Fabricated Metals and
Plastics suppliers of products and/or assemblies used in Aviat
Networks' products. Consolidate and update the preferred supplier
base for continuous supplier quality and competitive pricing in
support of Aviat's goals and objectives Responsibilities: Focal
point for management/coordination with all groups (Planning,
Engineering, Manufacturing) deriving the optimum supplier selection
based on total cost of ownership. - Assist in the establishment of
supplier selection and development activities related to New
Product Introduction (NPI), Prototype and Production business.
Supplier selection and development activities encompass all
mechanical commodities such as sheet metal, plastic, die cast, and
machining, as well as any other related fabricated items
encompassing other/new processes in the industry.- Responsibilities
include BUT NOT LIMITED TO:o Market monitoring and trend update.o
Regular business reviews with key supplierso Identify and cultivate
new suppliers for total cost reduction opportunities.o Identifying
and managing programs for cost reduction/localization of preferred
supplier(s) suited for fabricated parts in line with customers'
needs for localization.o Initiate supplier quality
management/improvements. Ratings, measurements, delivery vs.
quality, etc. Acquisition of supplier in-process data, evaluating
process capability, arranging regular status conference calls etc.
Timely reporting of vendor performance for improvement.o Ship to
stock program or reduction of control points reducing dock to stock
time, etc to shorten lead-time.- Perform other duties as
Position Requirements:Bachelor's Degree in engineering or related
field- Knowledge of quality management such as CQE, certified Lead
Assessor of the Assessor for ISO 9000 is an added advantage-
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. - Proficient in
Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel required- Working knowledge
of manufacturing processes related to the following commodities:o
Sheet metal stampingo Die Cast partso Plastic assemblieso
Machiningo Value add assemblieso Secondary operations of fabricated
partso Material properties We encourage you to read our Candidate
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