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As a leading worldwide provider of navigation devices and wearable technology, our focus is on developing, designing and supporting superior products. Our advanced technology promotes performance, safety and ease of use in every market we serve. That makes us an engineering and technology company with a keen focus on recruiting talent in those fields. With more than 13,000 associates in 60 offices around the world, we bring GPS navigation and wearable technology to the automotive, aviation, marine, outdoor and fitness markets. We think every day is an opportunity to innovate, and a chance to beat yesterday.

Take your chance to support our team at our German loaction Garching near Munich. We are looking for the next possible entry date a

Senior Global Commodity Manager (m/f/d)


  • Coordinating and managing strategic sourcing plans that create maximum benefits for the business
  • Responsible for commodity strategy related with electronic, electro-mechanical, mechanical products and or services including: sourcing strategy, spend segmentation, supply market analysis, supplier capability assessment, supplier recruitment and management, RFI/P/Q development, developing a business case for improved supply and or service, risk assessment and management, while managing assigned commodities or services across multiple sites
  • Ability to lead and drive execution of supply chain strategies in a collaborative and multi-site matrix environment to achieve both tactical and strategic goals
  • Applies knowledge of commodities and commodity market trends and serves as an expert in influencing, leading and driving project implementation of supply chain strategies and development of short and long term goals for management consideration in support of customer requirements
  • Responsible for multi-site negotiations and executions of sourcing agreements for assigned commodities and/or services
  • Negotiate strategic agreements and drive cost, quality, delivery and service improvements across multiple departments and sites continuously
  • Uses analytical and qualitative methods to analyze market commodities and product data
  • Demonstrate full knowledge and serve as a technical leader for assigned commodities and supply chain services
  • Organize, facilitate and manage cross-functional teams to develop commodity and service strategies
  • Work with New Product Introduction (NPI) teams to ensure sourcing decisions achieve overall commodity objectives and all parts for prototype builds are available in advance
  • Ability to identify and help drive technical root cause and corrective action for assigned product or service responsibilities
  • Assure execution of Supplier Guidelines with responsible suppliers in support of various sites


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related Engineering or Operations field plus a minimum of 3 years directly demonstrated experience in managing commodities and or a combination of related supply chain experience
  • Requires demonstrated experience managing commodities
  • Must demonstrate strong verbal, written, negotiating, presenting and analytical skills
  • Must demonstrate a proven track record to prioritize, organize and multi-task in a flexible, fast paced and challenging environment to effectively meet deadlines across multiple time zones.
  • Demonstrated proficient knowledge of the workings of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software
  • Must possess demonstrated knowledgeable of Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRPII)/Master Production Schedule (MPS) process
  • Demonstrated significant technical knowledge within the commodity managed
  • Demonstrated extensive experience assessing requirements, negotiating and executing supply contracts and or service agreements with a focus on maximizing PPV
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally
  • Demonstrated extensive experience assessing all supply chain attributes with a focus on maximizing PPV over long term programs
  • Must demonstrate a proven knowledge and understanding of the global markets that impact the managed commodity
  • Must demonstrate the ability to understand, analyze and use components of costs in driving cost savings and efficiencies.
  • Ability to quickly and efficiently identify new sources and technologies as requested by Engineering Design teams and perform advanced due diligence including technical capabilities, audits, commercial assessments, supply chain verification, capacity constraints and establishing a preferred customer status
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare for, coordinate, manage and execute QBR’s and Quarterly Negotiations


a challenging job in Garching near Munich in an open and communicative corporate culture.

Please provide your CV & cover letter in English language.

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Madeline Rüger
Human Resources
Garmin Deutschland GmbH
Parkring 35 | 85748 Garching b. München
Tel. +49 (0) 89 - 858364 0


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