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Supply Chain Commodity Manager I

Supply Chain Commodity Manager I

Company Overview

When you feel connected to your work, you feel more engaged. At Haworth, you can pursue a career that offers you ample opportunity to build your portfolio and expand your skillset in an exciting and inclusive environment. Join a company that values innovation, inspiration, and you!

HAWORTH is a global leader in office furniture and architectural interiors. As a valued member of our team, you can make your mark on the world and reach your full potential within a culture of connectivity.

Why Haworth? Find out here!

Job Overview

We are currently looking for a Supply Chain Commodity Manager I to join our team in Holland, MI.


As a Supply Chain Commodity Manager I you will:

Develop a supply chain sourcing strategy and manage supplier alliances for one major commodity. This includes supplier evaluation and selection, contract negotiation, and ongoing supplier performance and relationship management.  You will also lead cross-functional supply chain cost reduction projects for assigned major commodity, and serve as a subject matter expert for all commercial negotiations associated with commodity of responsibility.


Here at Haworth, our members enjoy benefits from their first day of employment including:

  • 3 weeks paid vacation and an option to purchase an additional week
  • Choice of Priority Health or BlueCross BlueShield
  • Newly renovated on-site gym open 24 hours
  • 401k Benefit -  If you contribute 6% of your annual salary, Haworth will contribute up to 7%
  • Annual bonus programs
  • Company provided Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement program
  • 4 hours of paid volunteer time off
  • Zero waste to landfill company which provides personal on-site recycling drop-off

Do you have these required qualifications?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Logistics Management, or equivalent.
  • Seven years Supply Chain experience, including four years specific commodity management experience.
  • Global sourcing experience required.
  • Experience with project management scheduling and tracking systems.

Do you have these preferred qualifications?

  • Operations experience
  • Supervisory experience

Ideally, you have also demonstrated the following:

  • Working knowledge of supply chain cost analysis and target costing techniques.
  • Possesses financial acumen, i.e., Total Cost of Ownership, Working Capital, and Payback Analysis.
  • Working familiarity with Lean Manufacturing Principles, Statistical Process Control methodology, and VAVE.
  • Strong negotiating skills.
  • Strong project and relationship management, interpersonal, and team building skills.
  • Clear understanding of potential environmental issues concerning materials and services.
  • Working familiarity with spreadsheet analysis software.
  • Effective written and verbal communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to lift parts, materials, and/or product weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to transport self for interplant and supplier visits.
  • Ability to occasionally travel overnight away from corporate offices, including internationally; may involve extended overseas trips.

Haworth Values

At Haworth, we have a strong set of values that guide our business and help us align with our customers.


We listen to our Customers. We rely on our Members. We honor Integrity. We embrace Continuous Learning. We lead with Design. We create Value. We work to make the World better.


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EEO/AA Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, Haworth will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected genetic information, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, religion, height, weight, other protected group status, or any other basis protected by the laws where we employ people. 


Haworth's AAP programs are available for applicant review.  Requests can be made to your Recruiter to review during regular business hours.


This organization participates in E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.


If you have questions about any of the above policies, or if you require an accommodation in the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team at or (616)-393-1600.

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