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Sourcing Manager

Oswego, OR

Company: Client of The Griffin Groupe Executive Search
Location: Oswego, OR
Job Type: Full Time
Industry:  Electronics Manufacturing
Rate: $130-145K Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Relocation: Offered for experienced candidates


The Griffin Groupe is searching for talented professionals to join our client company’s team at a premier electronics manufacturing operation.


Manage all sourcing functions to ensure availability of materials in the supply chain to meet production and shipment requirements in a timely manner. Identify and manage domestic and international suppliers, conduct contract negotiations and performance monitoring.



  • Work closely with suppliers on continuous improvements to identify, qualify, and implement global sources for manufacture of Our client company products to meet cost, quality, and lead time objectives.
  • Identify new suppliers to support new product introductions and secondary supplier initiatives and negotiates agreements.
  • Lead department to develop forecasts for future demand and place orders in a timely fashion based upon vendor lead-time. Proactively address material issues and concerns.
  • Manage relocation of product manufacturing processes from Our client company or from one vendor to another to ensure continuous delivery of quality products.
  • Reports on parts/material status, including shortages and makes recommendations on resolution.
  • Define, monitor, and evaluate supplier performance metrics and score cards, and hold suppliers accountable for delivering quality products, materials, and services.
  • Run MRP and reviews for accuracy. Conduct a detailed MRP review for critical components.
  • Track, analyze, and develop action plans for department key performance indicators such as on-time delivery & inventory levels, etc.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, leadership team and department heads to understand business needs. Establish requirements, scope, and criteria for procurement projects.
  • Provide direction, management, and coaching to the Procurement team to encourage professional growth & development.
  • Recommends cost reducing design or sourcing changes
  • Tracks actual vs. planned cost of goods
  • Stays current on changes in global conditions which could affect the cost, quality, lead time, or GSA status of our products
  • Analyzes excess and obsolete inventory.
  • Determines future component spend.
  • Will travel internationally to qualify sources and develop relationships

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Sourcing certification preferred (APICS/CPIM).
  • 7+ years of relevant supply chain and logistics management required.
  • 5 years direct experience identifying and successfully qualifying and managing international suppliers.
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Data-base management experience including MRP systems
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Solid experience managing supply chain for electronic components.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking and creative problem solving
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to encourage and get results through mentoring and empowering others.
Ryan Schortmann
The Griffin Groupe
Director of Recruiting and Technology

Please contact me with any questions:


(w) 774-773-9321

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