Strategic buyer


(On Site) Kiryat Gat, IL

Job ID:  52381
Category:  Manufacturing & Operations

Stratasys is a world leader in 3D printing!

Stratasys is leading the global shift to additive manufacturing with innovative 3D printing solutions for industries such as aerospace, automotive, consumer products and healthcare. Through smart and connected 3D printers, polymer materials, a software ecosystem, and parts on demand, Stratasys solutions deliver competitive advantages at every stage in the product value chain. The world’s leading organizations turn to Stratasys to transform product design, bring agility to manufacturing and supply chains, and improve patient care.

We are looking for a Strategic buyer to join our Direct Sourcing group for a position located in Israel, Kiryat Gat. In this role you will lead the activities and projects to develop and execute sourcing and supply chain strategies for assigned commodity categories. You will be responsible for building centralized capabilities in Procurement to achieve sourcing excellence. Responsible aggregate purchase volumes of ~$20M.


In this role:

  • Apply sourcing, procurement, and project management expertise and job experience to:
    • Define Preferred Suppliers within assigned commodity categories.
    • Achieve company cost reduction
  • Manage various projects within Sourcing group scope of activities:
    • Support supplier integration efforts into new product development & R&D projects
    • Establish and manage supplier performance expectations – both commercial and technical
    • Manage total lifecycle of a supplier contract, including submission to legal, expiration alerts, etc
    • Lead sourcing projects such as: integrated new platform into Stratasys portfolio, Cost reduction projects, regulation that need to be implemented for suppliers
  • Collaborate with Operation Engineering, QA and Procurement Teams to identify and develop new suppliers, lead, define and execute projects and meet deliverables within a matrix organization
  • Demonstrates commitment to Stratasys Core Values by leading, acting and behaving in a manner consistent with these values.

The position is located in Kiryat-Gat, with presence of minimum once a week in Rehovot.


Must have for this role:

  • BSc or BA degree in Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Industrial Technology or Business-related major or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 4+ years of progressive sourcing and supplier management experience, in the area of Electronics, Plastic or Materials (Mechanics –an advantage).
  • Strong knowledge of strategic sourcing methodology and its application.
  • Ability to communicate on a global, multi-cultural and regional basis using clear and concise oral and written communication skills, with a proficiency of MS Office applications.
  • Ability to manage complex and/or critical internal and external relationships requiring diplomacy, strong negotiating, analytical and technical skills
  • A strategic thinker that is results-oriented and quality-focused and possesses an appropriate sense of urgency and attention to detail in managing individual and team projects.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding proprietary company information
  • Ability to work well with others.


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