Director, Sourcing

Date: Jul 11, 2024

Location: Irvine, CA, US

Company: Skyworks


If you are looking for a challenging and exciting career in the world of technology, then look no further. Skyworks is an innovator of high-performance analog semiconductors whose solutions are powering the wireless networking revolution. Through our broad technology expertise and one of the most extensive product portfolios in the industry, we are Connecting Everyone and Everything, All the Time.


At Skyworks, you will find a fast-paced environment with a strong focus on global collaboration, minimal layers of management, and the freedom to make meaningful contributions in a setting that encourages creative thinking. We value open communication, mutual trust, and respect. We are excited about the opportunity to work with you and glad you want to be part of a team of talented individuals who together are changing the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 72849 

Job Description

The Director, Sourcing Contracts will collaborate with Sourcing peers and all other departments to foster innovation in contracting that creates competitive advantages, improves service quality, supports business development, improves cost effectiveness, minimizes risk, and leads to greater productivity and efficiency.  This position will provide critical business acumen and expertise in negotiating and drafting contracts for all sourcing needs across the business.  Partnering closely with Legal, this position will be responsible for end-to-end Sourcing contract review and management, including reviewing, drafting, redlining, and negotiating contract language.


This position will report directly to the VP of Global Sourcing and will be in Irvine, California.


Plan and implement activities related to the procurement of materials, parts, components, equipment, and services.
Work with internal stakeholders to develop the commercial aspects of a comprehensive contract structure and contracting strategy for all major commodities. Partner with Sourcing team members and Legal to negotiate and draft contracts that give Skyworks competitive advantage while minimizing exposure to risks.
Draft and redline SOWs, amendments, and other types of agreements in partnership with Legal.
Work with Legal and within the contract management system to ensure proper contract approvals, storage, timely negotiations or renewals, and updates to key business terms (e.g., forecasts, order placement and delivery, Incoterms, and quality specifications.)
Monitor the cost, schedule, and performance aspects of major contracts to ensure contract compliance.



Minimum ten years of experience managing sourcing contracts for a major semiconductor company.
Proven experience negotiating with component vendors, materials companies, equipment companies, and service providers.
Solid understanding of the wafer fabrication and module assembly processes.
Ability to work with engineering to translate development projects into firm business commitments.
In-depth knowledge of applicable laws and regulations.
Experience drafting and redlining SOWs and amendments and preparing agreements based on templates.
Excellent writing skills, attention to detail, and ability to distill complex business concepts into contract language.
Excellent communication and presentation skills.
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
A collaborator that is results-oriented and enthusiastic to win.
J.D. degree or paralegal certificate is a plus.




The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is currently USD $136,800$271,500 per year. Starting base pay will depend on relevant experience and skills, training and education, business needs, market demands, the ultimate job duties and requirements, and work location. Skyworks has different base pay ranges for different work locations in the U.S. Benefits include access to healthcare benefits (including a premium-free medical plan option), a 401(k) plan and company match, an employee stock purchase plan, paid time off (including vacation, sick/wellness, parental leave), among others. Employees are eligible to participate in an incentive plan, and certain roles are also eligible for additional awards, including recognition and stock. These incentives and awards are based on individual and/or company performance. 


Skyworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Skyworks strives to create an accessible workplace; if you need an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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