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Motrex LLC Commodity Manager in Kansas City, Kansas


We are seeking candidates for the role of Procurement Commodity Manager for the North America Region located at the corporate headquarters of Motrex. The role will report directly to the Sr. Director of Procurement. The function of the Procurement Commodity Manager will be to lead a segment of suppliers in accomplishing the strategic goals set by Director of Procurement. The Procurement Commodity Manager will be responsible for KPI’s that focus on cost, quality, and delivery to support the business.


  • Be expected to collaborate cross-functionally with other departments

  • Being fully engaged with each of the plants’ Material Managers for their strategic procurement goals

  • Being fully engaged with the Demand Planning team

  • Maintain and communicate specific metrics established for the Procurement team

  • Manage panel of suppliers to drive and maintain the most competitive pricing and payment terms

  • Responsible for year over year cost savings on repeat buy, beating or meeting PPV targets and driving improvement in working capital through improved payment terms

  • Recommend actions to improve business working capital to achieve quarterly and annual targets

  • Perform reviews with key strategic suppliers


Education, Experience, Certifications:

  • College degree preferred

  • 5 years in procurement, purchasing or sourcing or supply chain

Competencies, Skills, Knowledge:

  • Draw accurate conclusions from financial and quantitative information

  • Summarize business and financial data in a useful manner for planning and decision making

  • Respond to the unique needs of individual factories or facilities

  • Seek feedback from suppliers and internal customers to identify improvement opportunities.

  • Executive level communications and selling skills

  • Demonstrate strong business ethical standards.

  • Possess a strong sense of customer centricity while balancing the procurement principles of cost, quality, and delivery.

  • Be a leader and agent for change management. Learn, embrace, or discover new technology or methodologies for improving performance.

  • Be able to resolve independently tactical issues that can reasonably be resolved at a manager level.

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft suite of products.

Travel, other requirements:

  • Proficiency working in JDE is a plus

  • Possess the acumen for working in a fast-paced environment

  • Travel of up to 25% may be required


EEO Statement

Motrex is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Statement

Motrex ( provides services to industrial manufacturing and recycling businesses. We specialize in Finance and Accounting, Purchasing, EHS Compliance, Quality and Human Resource Management, as well as Information Technology. Our multi-functional approach enables us to exploit synergy potential and thus improve the competitiveness of our clients’ businesses.

Job Locations GA-Alpharetta | KS-Salina | KS-Kansas City | MO-Kansas City

Requisition ID 2020-2829

Category Supply Chain/Logistics

Position Type Regular Fulltime

Location : Address 3700 Mansell Road

Location : Postal Code 30022