Commodity Manager
Supply Chain
Posted on 2/9/2024

201-500 employees

Integrated metal 3D printing for mission-critical parts
Company Overview
Velo3D stands out for its fully integrated metal 3D printing solution, which is utilized in critical sectors such as space travel, renewable energy, and advanced power production, demonstrating its technical prowess and industry leadership. The company's additive manufacturing solutions offer unparalleled design freedom and quality, backed by a robust system of ~1,000 sensors for quality assurance, and a network of contract manufacturing partners for scalable production. This, coupled with their unique 'golden print file' for accurate reproduction and reduced lead times, positions Velo3D as a competitive choice for both advanced and legacy part production.
Industrial & Manufacturing

Company Stage


Total Funding





Fremont, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Fremont, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
SAP Products
Operations & Logistics
  • Proficient in contract manufacturing and fabrication supplier management
  • BOM analysis skills
  • Experienced in working with ERP systems like Oracle, NetSuite, SAP, etc.
  • ECO management expertise
  • Familiarity with MRP structure
  • Experience in developing QMS procedures and Supplier Purchase Agreements
  • 5-10 years experience in commodity management
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline, higher preferred
  • Contract Negotiation / Vendor Mgmt. / Influencing skills required
  • Experiences with a global supply base is a must
  • Confident in working in a fast-paced dynamic environment, handling multiple projects simultaneously, and ensuring task completion and deadlines are met
  • Ability to multitask and effectively communicate progress and risks timely
  • A quick learner and team player, with exceptional critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time
  • Develop commodity strategies to align with Velo3D’s growth roadmap
  • Own sourcing strategy, strategic partnership management, business continuity plan
  • Perform market analysis and forecast industry trends
  • Define cost structures and develop 'should cost' models
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to define and optimize cost, performance and commercial targets for critical components
  • Support product development roadmap incorporating design change, implementation to current and future product lines and technology staging
  • Collaborate with Quality, Engineering, and Legal stakeholders to assess, understand, and prioritize business needs
  • Supplier Management, Capacity readiness, Annual Contracts, Negotiation, New Supplier sourcing & development, RFI/RFQ/RFx process
Desired Qualifications
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Incredible culture and an exciting atmosphere packed with innovation and growth
  • Impressive management team located in Fremont, CA (Headquarters)