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Commodity Buyer in Ann Arbor Township at Masco Cabinetry

Date Posted: 2/11/2018

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Job Description

Masco Cabinetry has an immediate opening for a Commodity Buyer at our corporate headquarters in Ann Arbor, MI!

Masco Cabinetry manufactures three nationally recognized cabinetry brands, KraftMaid®, Merillat® and QualityCabinets®. Offering an unmatched selection of stylish, high-quality products at a variety of price levels, Masco Cabinetry brands are favored by builders, dealers, distributors and home centers throughout North America. A leader in environmental stewardship, Masco Cabinetry products have been granted an Environmental Stewardship Program certificate by the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association.


Secures and analyzes quotations and conducts difficult negotiations with all levels of suppliers for the purchase of goods and/or services. Develops and implements commodity strategies to establish long-term sources. Serves as primary interface on all commercial matters related to suppliers.


• Lead the development and implementation of global commodity strategies for direct goods

and services to derive the maximum value for the company.

• Develop and lead material cost management initiatives.

• Negotiate supplier contracts and make recommendations to management.

• Collaborate with Masco Corporate and other business units on cross business unit initiatives.

• Manage supplier performance, commercial relationships, and metrics.

• Motivate suppliers to bring forward new and innovative technologies.


• Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, operations, business or related field.

• 5 years purchasing, supply or logistics experience in a manufacturing company.

• Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

• Demonstrated successful ability to build positive relationships and partnerships within

department and across the organization.

• Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact with internal and

external customers.

• Proven negotiations skills.

• Ability to travel up to 10% including international.



• Prior ERP experience (Oracle, SAP).

• Global sourcing experience with strong emphasis in Asia and South America.

• Ability to speak Mandarin and/or Spanish.