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The Lane Construction Corporation is one of Americas leading construction companies, specializing in large, complex civil infrastructure. For nearly 130 years, it has contributed to the development of the countrys vast network of roads, highways, and bridges, including the Interstate Highway System. Lane also specializes in tunnels, metro and railway systems, as well as airports and water and wastewater treatment plants

Job Description

The Head of Commodities is responsible for defining the purchasing strategy and identification of all local approved strategies for assigned commodities. This will be accomplished by managing a team and in coordination with regional procurement & vendor management.

-Supervise & monitor all Commodities managers in their strategic activities. (contract/vendor risk management & budget negotiation)

-Define and apply commodity strategies and supplier partnership

-Improvement of commodity management through the implementation of global strategies

-Create synergies and maximize margins through a global approach & group negotiation power

-Share global knowledge and introduce cross-functional structured procurement process


-Bachelors degree in Engineering, business administration or related field required

-Masters degree in Engineering/MBA or related field is preferred.

-10+ years of experience in similar role within a multi-national organization.

-Experience defining & implementing a purchase strategy.

-Excellent negotiation, communication, and networking skills.

-Background experience conducting presentations to the C-suite.

-Knowledge of setting contractual framework agreements.

-Background experience in the selection/development of the supply base.

-A team player with flexible and results orientated can do approach.


Lane Construction offers a comprehensive benefits package with an excellent opportunity to grow and be part of one of the most respected names in the construction industry. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Lane is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.


Posted: 2021-06-30 Expires: 2021-07-31

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Head of Commodity

The Lane Construction Corporation
Cheshire, CT 06410

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