Kodak is Hiring!
We are looking for a skilled Commodity Manager to join our Enterprise Inkjet Systems in Dayton, OH. This individual will be responsible for developing and executing global commodity procurement strategies that support the requirements of the business.
Kodak offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the revitalization of an iconic global company. We combine the strength of a brand that is recognized and beloved around the world with the excitement and entrepreneurial spirit of a start-up. We are stable, profitable, optimistic about the future and looking for professionals with energy, ideas and ambition to help us take next steps in completing our transformation. We're building a culture which values creativity in all its forms, having a global perspective, a focus on sustainability, and the kind of trust that enables us to succeed by taking calculated risks. Kodak has a rich heritage of leadership and innovation, but is also, in many ways, still inventing itself. At this stage of our comeback, Kodak is truly a place where you can make a difference.
Essential Functions to include:
Ensure acquisition of materials to meet customer's needs and deliver on key metrics for the organization.
Support new product development by interacting with Engineering and Product Management teams.
Source, evaluate, and cultivate relationships with key suppliers accomplishing these goals:Continuity of supply to meet customer needs
Supplier performance of value added activities (i.e. design assistance, kitting, participation in cost reduction activities, kanban deliveries, etc.)
Synchronization of supply chain
Lead time reduction
Reduction in total cost of ownership
Work closely with suppliers and Supply Operations team to implement lean philosophies and techniques throughout the supply chain
Development and execution of supply agreements to govern relationships
Must be able to travel domestically/internationally
Comply with corporate business and purchasing policies and procedures
5+ years' prior experience working in relevant and comparable positions, with a proven track record in negotiation, global sourcing, cost reduction, project management, and development of supplier programs.
In-depth knowledge of procurement and contractual agreements
In depth understanding of lean manufacturing techniques and ERP systems
Strong project management abilities
Strong Negotiation skills
Strong team orientation with excellent interpersonal skills and professional demeanor
PC literate with emphasis on Microsoft Office and Outlook software
Ability to multi-task with high energy level (results-oriented)
Minimum Education Level: