Corporate/ Commodity Manager
Job Opportunity at Shearer's Foods

Posted on Jan 26

Location: Massillon, OH
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4141154


Manufacturing organization is seeking a Commodity Manager that will be responsible for overseeing the procurement and risk management of contracts related specifically to wheat, sugar/sweeteners, and chocolate products


General Requirements:

  • Devise and implement strategies for buying commodities from supplier
  • Provide market, position overview and business impact at multiple business review
  • Analyze global demands for the assigned commodities
  • Command proficiency in commodities and buying processes and update as required.
  • Handle and manage records and presentations for meetings
  • Assess, evaluate and suggest reliable commodity suppliers
  • Implement and Advise management on purchases
  • Collaborate with clients and staff to preserve commodity quality
  • Interface between suppliers and operational team on buying processes
  • Devise and implement strategies to encourage enhancement of commodity quality
  • Evaluate and improve costing techniques
  • Facilitate communication between supplier and the various buying departments
  • Analyze, evaluate and utilize RFQ results to assimilate resources




  • BS Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5+ years experience in commodities buying
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions in buying and selling
  • Proven capability in technical and fundamental analysis
  • Proven ability to develop and implement complex hedging and risk management strategies utilizing exchange traded futures and options contracts, as well as OTC tools
  • Strong analytical and Microsoft Office software skills
  • Excellent communication skills: written and verbal
  • Ability to adapt well to change
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong proven leadership capability, prior supervisory experience is a must
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