Senior Commodity Manager


Eden Prairie, MN, US

Job ID:  49363
Category:  Manufacturing & Operations

LOCATION: Eden Prairie, MN

Operating on a hybrid schedule; 2-3 days in office 


Make a visible impact.


We’re always looking for people with the ambition and energy to change everything. We encourage our employees to make a personal impact on our business – we want people who want to get noticed. We are big enough to do big things, but we still cherish and nurture the entrepreneurial spirit. We will invest in original thinking and support big ideas with big resources. By combining the technical skills and individual creativity of employees with unrivalled teamwork, we continue to design and deliver pioneering 3D printing solutions for our customers. We believe in making things happen.


Stratasys is currently seeking a Commodity Manager, Direct to join our organization.  In this role you will be responsible for supplier sourcing to provide materials and components for company product manufacturing.  You will communicate product specification to suppliers and assess supplier’s ability to meet the engineering and quality requirements.  In this role you will also be responsible for meeting scope, schedule and cost objectives for NPD Projects and Programs.  A couple other duties will include:

  • Evaluate suppliers’ internal functions to assess their overall performance and provide feedback in assessment of their operation
  • Qualify suppliers according to company standards and may administer a Certified Supplier Program in receiving inspection to ensure cost effectiveness
  • Monitor parts from acquisition through the manufacturing cycle and communicate and resolve supplier-related problems as they occur
  • Review and analyze purchase requisitions
  • Recommend cost savings proposals including make-versus-buy analysis or alternative sourcing


As a part of Stratasys, this position requires access to information and/or technology controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).  The successful candidate must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S. (or, green card holder), protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. 



  • 4-Year Degree in Business, Engineering or other related field or equivalent years of experience
  • 5+ years experience in sourcing, purchasing or planning experience within a manufacturing environment 
  • Experience sourcing electronic components 
  • Advanced Excel skills



  • Oracle experience
  • Ability to perform quote analysis for direct comparison and identify areas of follow up
  • Familiar with sourcing plastics, resins and packaging materials 




There’s a reason Stratasys is a world leader.


For over 30 years we’ve been pioneering 3D Printing technology, solving problems, questioning, inventing and reinventing. Continually asking, “How can we help our customers turn a great idea into a great success?”.


It’s what drives us. Because we want our customers to succeed.


We provide the best products, services and support great thinking deserves.


Giving your ideas the best possible chance of making it. Make it better. Make it with Stratasys.


Stratasys (Nasdaq: SSYS), headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Rehovot, Israel, is a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions. The company's patented FDM® and PolyJet™ 3D Printing technologies produce prototypes and manufactured goods directly from CAD data for the aerospace, automotive, healthcare, consumer goods and education industries. Stratasys subsidiaries include MakerBot and GrabCAD, and the company operates the digital parts manufacturing service, Stratasys Direct. Stratasys has over 2,000 employees, holds over 1,200 granted or pending additive manufacturing patents globally, and has received more than 30 awards for its technology and leadership.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Stratasys will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. All offers of employment with Stratasys, Inc are contingent upon the successful passing of a background check.


Stratasys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected Veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against for their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.   Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

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