Job ID: VID003264
Videojet Technologies is a leading provider of product identification
solutions in a wide range of industries including food, beverage,
pharmaceutical, personal care, electronics, chemical, and aerospace. We are
committed to helping customers deliver their operational objectives, and place
them at the core of everything we do. As the global coding and marking leader,
Videojet has more than 325,000 units installed worldwide, coding on 20 billion
products a year. Videojet’s full printer and supplies portfolio includes
continuous ink jet, laser, thermal transfer, drop-on-demand ink jet and thermal
inkjet printers and print and apply labelers
Technologies, Inc. seeks a Global Commodity Manager (Wood Dale, IL) for our
Global Procurement team. This individual will be reporting to the Director of
Global Procurement and will be responsible for developing and executing a
global commodity strategy for OEM category to reduce the total cost of
ownership while delivering strategic sourcing solutions that meets the business
needs and minimizing risks. This individual will work with cross functional and
regional teams to deliver the required levels of cost, quality, service level,
minimize supply risks, and leverage innovation capability.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
and execute global commodity strategy that supports the needs of the
business units and product categories
an in depth knowledge of assigned commodities, global supply markets, new
technologies, supply landscape and pricing trends
and manage a pipeline of PPV/VAVE projects by conducting cross functional
workshops throughout Videojet Technologies Inc. and help execute them
and execute Working capital turns improvement programs including payment
terms extension, inventory reduction, lead time reduction, Consignment and
negotiate and execute contracts/agreements with suppliers that minimize
TCO, improve quality, minimize supply risk and assure on-time delivery.
and conduct RFQ/RFQ’s and analyze quotes, including conducting e-auctions
as needed. Conduct, analyze and perform cost break down analysis to
support negotiations, to result in best overall cost and commercial terms
support to manufacturing locations for supplier performance issues related
to quality and delivery
with domestic and international suppliers, leverage increasing purchase
volumes by negotiating volume based incentives, discounts, rebates, and
and execute global risk mitigation strategies
supply base consolidation
measurable and auditable results in policy deployment targets and key
travel throughout US, Europe and China may be required up to 15%
year Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent degree in Mechanical
Engineering or related field. MBA is preferred.
years of related experience in commodity leadership, purchasing and/or
project management, Manufacturing Engineer or Design Project Engineer
functional project management experience, successfully implementing
measureable improvements in the supply chain.
Supply Chain and TCO experience.
sourcing workshops and/or Kaizen events
sourcing, supply management, and negotiation skills necessary including
negotiating contracts and manage business relationships
such as DFMA, Six Sigma, Root cause analysis etc., preferred.
success in Working Capital (inventory, terms) and Leadtime initiatives.
leadership and facilitation demonstrated.
and meets commitments.