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Fortive Corporation Commodity Manager in Beaverton, Oregon

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The OEM Commodity Manager will be part of and help develop the growing Tektronix OEM Department by providing Supply Chain expertise to support all Tektronix locations with primary responsibilities for the Beaverton, Oregon; Solon, Ohio; and Shanghai, China locations. The OEM Commodity Manager will provide leadership in areas of strategic sourcing and program management to help source, qualify, program manage, and develop our OEM suppliers as required to support our business needs, product strategies, and Portfolio Team requirements. The OEM Commodity Manager will also drive OEM suppliers to deliver best in class innovative technology, pricing, savings, delivery, quality, and service. The successful candidate must always be available, ready, and willing to help the organization as required.


  • Provide Supply Chain expertise, guidance, and support for all assigned OEM projects using Tektronix’s OEM methodology, processes, & tools.

  • Facilitate early engagement and collaboration with Tektronix engineering to understand technical needs, participate and contribute to roadmap creation and enable alignment of requirements with supplier capabilities.

  • Manage and drive supplier assessment, qualification, and selection.

  • Manage and drive supplier contract negotiations and administration.

  • Manage supplier performance and deliver best in class payment terms, pricing, savings, OTD, and quality.

  • Develop and provide OEM education and training regarding the OEM process to Tektronix Associates, Management, and Suppliers.

  • Own and drive supplier business review meetings.

  • Conduct project reviews with the Tektronix Core Team, Portfolio Management, and Supplier as necessary ensuring contract compliance.

  • Research, source, assess, and recommend new OEM suppliers as needed to satisfy Tektronix requirements.

  • Perform OEM updates to the Tektronix Core Team, Portfolio Management, and Program Managers informed regarding supplier performance, issues, and / or risks.

  • Identify and mitigate internal and external risks to the OEM Commodity including development of business continuity plans and other Supply Chain countermeasures with high risk suppliers.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Supply Chain required. MBA preferred.

  • Minimum 3 years experience in Supply Chain and Procurement.

  • Demonstrated skill in Program Management methods, concepts, and tools.

  • Experience in contract strategy development, contract terms and conditions, negotiations, and administration.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to lead a cross-functional, culturally diverse and matrixed team with people in remote geographic locations.

  • Experience working with design engineers and technical partners to develop roadmaps, statement of work requirements and associated cost models.

  • Able to work effectively across geographies with Tektronix Associates, Management, and Senior Leadership.

  • Customer oriented, innovative thinker, able to deliver results, conducts business with honesty and integrity, and knows how to get the job done in a fast paced and challenging environment.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools including but not limited to Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Project.

  • Experienced with ERP applications and tools.

  • Familiar with Kaizen and lean manufacturing principles.

When you join Tektronix and Fortive, you will work in an extraordinary team, learning with and from great people, where diversity and inclusion is celebrated. You will have the opportunity to do work that makes a difference in the world. You will be trusted and empowered to contribute in meaningful ways with visibility and accountability. We are obsessed with our customers and have a commitment to transparency, unending learning and growth to accelerate progress and innovation. Join us for the excitement of a startup with a history of success! For You. For Us. For Growth.

This position's primary/essential functions are subject to US Government ITAR compliance requirements under current government contracts. Therefore, all applicants must be either a US Citizen or a holder of a current valid Green Card and must provide proof of citizenship or legal residency via a birth certificate, a current valid green card, unexpired passport, or a naturalization certificate. We encourage applicants to bring such proof to their interview. However, in no case will applicants be allowed to begin their scope of work in this specific position without providing such proof.

All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening, background/criminal check, and if applicable a motor vehicle record search and/or financial record check.

Candidates with less education/experience may be considered for other opportunities.

Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. With more than $6 billion in annual revenues, Fortive’s well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution.

Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more than 24,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 40 countries around the world. Our team grows by tackling challenges that accelerate progress and further their careers. With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our company’s operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more information please visit:

Tektronix is a place where people are challenged to explore the boundaries of what’s possible, bringing the digital future one step closer every day. Our work accelerates technological breakthroughs that are revolutionizing culture and industry worldwide. Through precision-engineered measurement solutions, we work with our customers to eliminate the barriers between inspiration and realization of world-changing technologies. Realize your true potential at Tektronix – join us in revolutioneering a better tomorrow.

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