Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

Global Commodity Manager - Mechanicals, GCM



Taipei City, Taiwan
Posted on Monday, July 3, 2023


As a Mechanical Global Commodity Manager (GCM) at Ring, you will work with the cross-functional team to deliver intelligent and integrated sourcing solutions, drive desired business outcomes and deliver helpful products that delight customers. The team is responsible for sustainable and cost effective supply solutions achieved by effective cross-functional engagements, a strategic approach to supplier management, and ownership of commercial and operational issues throughout the product life cycles.

Key job responsibilities
- Responsible for Mobility & Key contractual agreements and sustainability of supply to support product fulfillment and launch in terms of manage all commercial aspects with mechanical part, i.e. define tooling to reduce delivery timing risk and drive best costs while working within the constraints & resources
- Lead executive workshops and business reviews with suppliers focused on continuous improvement and strategy alignment. Maintain relationships with suppliers, monitor their performance, and address any issues that arise.
- Analyze supplier cost structure and competitive landscape to identify and negotiate cost saving opportunities, mitigate cost impact, develop cost models for NPI programs to estimate ME parts cost at early design phases and reduce the cost impact for product management
- Manage ME Costed BOM list of each individuals Line-Of-Business (LOB), drive engagement & improvement initiatives, and support team development for roles of the future.
- Support requests for engineering changes (ECOs) and track Non-Recurring Engineering (NRE) expense changes with suppliers, as well as coordinate regularly-scheduled supplier performance evaluations
- Achieve cost savings goals through negotiation, managing risk, building relationships, and resolving open issues with a cross functional team

A day in the life
The Mechanical Commodity Manager is responsible for prioritizing his or her own work based on the needs of the business. Common activities include meeting with suppliers and internal teams, raising purchase requisitions and tracking spend, and building cost and capacity models that help drive financial budgets and procurement decisions.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Taipei, TPE, TWN


- 5+ years experience in mechanical commodity management roles
- 8+ total years of supply chain and commodity management experience
- BS/BA degree
- Proficient with Microsoft Excel
- Exceptional English and Mandarin language skills, including verbal, written, and technical communication


- Engineering Background preferred
- Deep understanding of cost analysis that use specific tool and drive cost initiatives
- Experience with Coupa, & Coco
- Experience working with CM/OEM/ODM partners on cost management
- Familiarity with manufacturing processes for plastic injection

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