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Company: Emerson Electric Co
Location: Mansfield, OH
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


At Emerson, we are innovators and problem-solvers, focused on a common purpose: leaving our world in a better place than we found it. Each and every day, our foundational values—integrity, safety and quality, supporting our people, customer focus, continuous improvement, collaboration and innovation—inform every decision we make and empower our employees to keep reaching higher. As a global technology and engineering leader, we provide groundbreaking solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production and protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure. Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $15.3 billion in sales and 200 manufacturing locations worldwide, is committed to helping employees grow and thrive throughout their careers. Whether you're an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or a recent MBA graduate, you'll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.

If you are a Commodity or Procurement professional looking for an opportunity to grow, Therm-O-Disc has an exciting opportunity for you!  Based in our Mansfield, Ohio location, you will set strategy and manage a supply network for sourcing assigned Direct Material Commodities. You will develop and manage a supply network design that supports the Business Units' operational goals for customer satisfaction, operational excellence through Perfect Execution, and financial performance. 




  • Develop and implement sourcing strategy for assigned commodities that achieve defined supply chain objectives and prepares and presents the strategy for periodic management and executive reviews.

  • Be responsibile for development, qualification, and approval of all respective suppliers.

  • Monitor and report on all key performance indicators with responsibility for ensuring all suppliers meet the minimum performance requirements.

  • Manage a strategic business relationship with key preferred suppliers including periodic performance reviews with a preferred supplier and Business Unit management teams.

  • Lead contract negotiation, administration, and compliance including provisions for price, delivery, payment terms, regulatory compliance, and Perfect Execution performance metrics.

  • Lead E-Sourcing events including spend analysis, RFQ strategy, supplier selection, bid analysis, award strategy, and implementation.

  • Have fiscal management for profit contribution, trade working capital efficiency, and capital spending within assigned commodities.

  • Manage supply chain sustainability with a focus on capacity, tooling life cycle management, raw material availability, supply risk assessment, and trade compliance.



You create competitive and breakthrough strategies that show a clear connection between vision and action. You carefully consider all relevant factors and use appropriate decision-making criteria and principles. You identify and seize new opportunities. You model collaboration across the organization. You find common ground and acceptable alternatives that satisfy the needs of multiple stakeholders.


  • Associates degree in Business, Materials, Engineering or other technical disciplines with a minimum of six (6) years experience in materials related field.

  • A good technical aptitude and very solid understanding of engineering drawing specification and manufacturing process requirements and controls.

  • Proven communication and teamwork skills enabling effective working relationships in virtual teams comprised of international members located in other sites.

  • Excellent negotiation skills and experienced in contract administration.

  • Knowledge and experience with financial and economic evaluations is beneficial.

  • Requires up to 35% travel to other Therm-O-Disc locations and suppliers.

  • Legal work authorization in the United States - Sponsorship will not be provided for this position.



  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Materials, Engineering or other related technical disciplines with a minimum of three (3) years experience in materials related field.


Emerson places a high value on ensuring that employees have a good work-life balance. We provide access to a competitive benefits package, including the following: medical insurance, dental and vision coverage, 401k participation, profit sharing, fitness reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, and paid parental leave. Immediate vacation and holiday pay available, including a discretionary holiday bonus. Several resource groups, including the Diversity and Inclusion committee, ensure that the Emerson values are incorporated into everyday employee life.


Why Work in the Mid-Ohio Area
Our facility is located is Mansfield, OH which is centrally located between Cleveland and Columbus via Interstate 71. Mansfield is known for its opportunities in the service, healthcare and education industries. The low cost of living and surrounding neighborhoods/school systems make Mansfield a great option for working professionals and families. Local areas to live include Ontario, Lexington, Butler, Bellville, and Lucas. Some employees choose to commute from suburbs of Cleveland and Columbus too. Downtown Mansfield is home to a number of attractions and art venues including the downtown Brickyard Concert Venue, Renaissance Theatre, and Carrousel Park while other local attractions include Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Snow Trails Resort, Mohican State Park, and Malabar Farm State Park. The area is home to several growing communities with restaurants, festivals, shopping, arts scenes, and outdoor adventures that make them exciting places to live and work.



Our Commitment to Our People

We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills and competencies to compete and lead in a global economy. Our training programs focus on end-to-end development from onboarding through senior leadership.


Flexible and competitive benefits plans offer you the right options to meet your individual/family needs:  medical insurance plans, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and more.  We provide employees flexible time off plans including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave.


Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities and the world in which we live. Learn more about us!.


Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers. This philosophy is fundamental to living our company's values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place.


Diversity and Inclusion at Emerson is about welcoming, respecting, and valuing the differences each employee possesses. Inclusion is creating a real sense of engagement, belonging and connection for all employees. Learn more about our Culture & Values and about Diversity & Inclusion at Emerson.


Work Authorization

Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.


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