Sr. Manager, Sourcing

Date: Apr 18, 2021

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. 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 creativity and out-of-the-box thinking.  Our work culture values diversity, social responsibility, 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 can change the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 64106 

Job Description

This Senior Manager of Sourcing position will oversee all commercial activities with suppliers and interface with cross-functional areas, including manufacturing, logistics, engineering, and supplier quality team.  The position will be responsible for developing a strategic approach to the new supplier selection and material management process for the purchase of direct and indirect goods. Additionally, the individual in this role will assist Procurement team members and colleagues in developing and driving process improvements that will add value and efficiency to the Sourcing organization.

Key Responsibilities:
•    Develop the sourcing strategy for assigned global commodities, using input from the sourcing team and key global/regional stakeholders within the business units. The sourcing strategy will drive the continuous improvement of Skyworks’s Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for the assigned commodities.
•    The Manager will lead and drive results of specific strategic sourcing strategies within assigned commodities and must be successful at managing and influencing a cross-functional team. 
•    Measure and track performance on Sourcing KPIs within each commodity or service. The Manager will be responsible for monthly reporting to senior management on key performance indicators within the supply chain. These KPIs may include capacity, savings, quality, delivery, lead time, market trends, etc.
•    Ability to assess markets, leverage competition, and strike supplier agreements to provide long-term supply assurance and pricing advantages. 
•    Asses and mitigate supply and ecosystem risk to the business.
•    Manage and leverage executive-level relationships with suppliers.
•    Ability to manage customer meetings by effectively communicating the supplier status to ensure a successful relationship.


•    Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, or related field
•    12 years overall experience with a minimum of 10 years of broad expertise or unique knowledge in the semiconductor industry (preferable related to managing passive components with high technical content) to be able to strategically and tactically lead and plan the sourcing roadmap.
•    Exceptional relationship-building, interpersonal and communication skills that translate into strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
•    Willing to travel 25%





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.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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