Commodity Manager O-Rings & Electrical components



If you like change, change to us


We are an international mid sized group with appetite for innovations, approachable management, lead by objectives / targets which give the opportunity of a wide range of empowerment. We as a growth oriented market leader invite you to join us on our journey from good to great!


In your new challenge as Commodity Manager you combine the deep technical knowledge of O-rings and electrical components with commercial procurement experience. You will develop the global strategy and foster cross-functional collaboration across the group. The Commodity Manager acts as purchasing representative in cross-functional technical teams.


The tasks in detail:


  • Acts a purchasing specialist for assigned commodity in cross-functional development teams
  • Interacts globally, source plan creation, scouting, selection, contracting, onboarding, and life cycle management of the supplier base for the commodity O-rings and electrical components
  • Defines and manages sustainable supplier portfolio; selects suppliers; establishes strategic supplier relationship where appropriate and manages it accordingly, always ensuring full compliance for the assigned commodity.
  • Contributes in delivering bottom line / top line results, managing the Commodity spend / projects according to long term planning
  • Drives cross-functional initiatives to optimize spend for plastic & rubber components
  • Conducts frequent risk assessment, designing and managing adequate measures to address supply and price risk for assigned commodity
  • Develops strategies for O-rings and electrical components spend, involving the regional purchasing and cross-functional stakeholders


Your profile:


  • University degree and 5+ years professional experience in commodity management incl. strategic sourcing
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Experience to work in in matrix organizations
  • Execution focus
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills / stakeholder management
  • Sound understanding of business and e2e supply chain
  • Willingness to travel (25%)
  • Deep understanding and used to work with CBD’s
  • Deep technical understanding of production process of O-rings and electrical components
  • Deep understanding of commodity cost drivers and market information analysis skills
  • Deep technical and commercial understanding of O-rings and electrical components
  • Mandatory language skills (English)


Key Interfaces:


  • IME - functions
  • Sales and PMO
  • R&D & Product Development functions
  • Supply Chain
  • Legal and Compliance
  • Divisional Commodity Leads & Regional / Local Purchasing Teams
  • Suppliers


Contact for this position: Marta Celina Rachwał 


NORMA Polska Sp. z.o.o.
Gabrieli Zapolskiej 44
30-126 Krakow, Poland