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Senior Global Sourcing Manager
Posted on 6/10/2022
United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 10+ years of experience in supply chain development and sourcing management for electronics products
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Operations, or Business or equivalent experience
  • Strong vendor management experience, including aligning with senior-level vendor executives on deliverables
  • Top-notch negotiation skills
  • Technical understanding of product-level, electrical or mechanical module level development
  • Experience with the complete product lifecycle from inception through design, manufacturing, sale, repair/refurbishment, and disposition
  • Ability to make critical decisions and deliver results under tight timelines when needed
  • Analytical, curious, and creative mindset, with an ability to see the big picture and zoom in on the details
  • Strong written and verbal English communication abilities and familiarity with working across time zones
  • Source and develop our supply base for laptop modules, components, and accessories
  • Develop and lead RFP and RFQ processes for ODM, JDM, CM, and module integrator partner selections
  • Drive Framework's mission as the business lead with partners and conduct periodical Business Reviews with suppliers' executive teams
  • Work with our engineers in Taiwan and the US to inform product decisions based on supplier cost, risk, and readiness
  • Negotiate pricing, contracts, and commercial terms on critical components and modules
  • Review forecasts with key internal partners (Marketing, Planning, Service, Logistics), providing an overview of your approach and integrating feedback
  • Improve supply chain processes, identify cost reduction opportunities, marshal resources, and drive projects to completion to achieve measurable goals
  • Develop strategic supply roadmaps for new product materials and phase out obsolete parts
Desired Qualifications
  • An electrical and mechanical engineering background
  • Familiarity with CTO (custom to order) and 3PL pack-out operations
  • A passion for environmentalism and/or DIY
  • Expertise bootstrapping supply chain infrastructure at a startup
  • Experience working as a remote member of an international team
  • Fluency in Mandarin

11-50 employees

Laptop & consumer electronic repair company