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Senior Sourcing Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Newport Beach, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • 7+ years of experience, ideally has background within:
  • Design & development of electronics and/or mechanical devices
  • Advanced sourcing activities, including stints as commodity/sourcing managers
  • Supplier development (technology, process, supply chain, etc.)
  • Early supplier engagement, ahead of product/engineering requirement realization
  • Domain expertise must include value/procurement engineering or TCO-related work at the component & product level
  • Familiarity with developing high-tech products in a high-mix, low-volume environment
  • Some exposure working in a start-up environment
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering (BSME, BSEE) or other related technical degree. Advanced technical degree or MBA strongly preferred
  • U.S. Person status is required as this position needs to access export controlled data
  • Conduct supplier selection for a specific product, leveraging our approved supplier list
  • Partner with strategic suppliers to accelerate product development via activities such as:
  • Concept scoping to quickly solidify requirements
  • Feature trade-off / trade tables
  • Should cost / Clean sheet models
  • Joint design development, via clear statements of work
  • Simulation of mechanical & electronics designs
  • Drive the development and consolidation of a manufacturing BOM, working with Quality & Manufacturing, to ramp production internally and with our suppliers with high flexibility
  • Accountable for all NPI component procurement, on-time and correctly, to scale
  • Manage the CAPEX throughout NPI
  • Conduct value-stream mapping to optimize supply network lead time and flexibility
  • Complete the BOM risk assessment, include alternate component sourcing, etc
  • Ensure completion of all component qualifications, ahead of production
  • Reduce complexity: commonality optimization & component/supplier rationalization
  • Lead all cost engineering activities to converge the bottoms-up cost curve to product cost, maximizing the total cost of ownership (TCO) across the product lifecycle
  • Manage ad-hoc cost issues e.g., tariffs / import export cost, and cost inflation

501-1,000 employees

Technology products for defense & national security
Company Overview
Anduril's mission is to transform US & allied military capabilities with advanced technology.
  • Full Family Health Coverage
  • 16 Weeks Paid Leave for All Caregivers
  • Family Planning & Support
  • Incentivized Time Off
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Financial Planning
  • Unlimited Provisions
  • Professional Development
Company Core Values
  • Impact - Everyone at Anduril has the ability to be a catalyst. You will be encouraged to make your mark from day 1 and be supported every day after.
  • Autonomy - Self-motivation is a key component to success. We encourage you to cultivate your ideas, and show, don’t tell. We’re ready whenever you are.
  • Speed - We move incredibly fast and welcome people who embrace the quick-paced nature of our work. It is not uncommon for an idea on a Monday to be a prototype by Friday. We ship in weeks, not years.
  • Culture - Our team is a collective of intelligent and curious individuals who share the common goal of creating a safer tomorrow - and living balanced, fulfilled lives while doing so.