LOCATION: Bangalore

At least 10 years of experience, with minimum 5 years of experience in the role of Sourcing/Vendor/Supplier Manager in semiconductor/electronic systems or related field.

Planning, Sourcing, Procurement, Supplier Quality


  • Plan and manage company’s overall sourcing strategy.
  • Understand company’s operational requirement
  • Find vendors/suppliers by researching to find the best services, products, and prices available in market
  • Induct new vendors/suppliers, including conducting interviews and meetings with new vendors/suppliers both for direct and indirect supplies (including services).
  • Negotiate contracts with new and existing vendors/partners/key-suppliers/customers including pricing, terms of supply, service, and quality
  • Build relationships with vendors, key suppliers and develop strategic sourcing relationships
  • Develop a yearly budget depending on sourcing needs, control costs
  • Analyze and make suggestions for improvement of overall sourcing strategy, execute
  • Document and ensure implementation of sourcing processes and supplier/vendor qualification processes
  • Establish Standards, guidelines, process and work-flow for vendors/suppliers, their qualification and monitoring and ensure these policies are being followed
  • Keep abreast of industry and market trends, lead times, pricing and best practices
  • Evaluate and maintain global supply chain price trends and market intelligence on best pricing available
  • Evaluate sourcing procedures, analyze and calculate procurement costs and present improvement strategies to senior management for approval
  • Driving purchase decisions based on cost and scenario analysis, as well as market trends.
  • Collaborating with the procurement department to identify and pursue new supplier opportunities.
  • Hiring, training, and managing procurement department employees.
  • Conducting market research, as well as creating cost estimates and forecasts.
  • Estimating risks and applying risk minimizing techniques
  • Resolve problems concerning logistics imports, exports and customs issues
  • Adhere to all relevant guidelines and regulations, negotiating contracts that comply with industry regulations


  • Experience working in/with Electronic systems OEMs/EMS would be advantageous
  • Outstanding negotiation skills and ability to manage all aspects of vendor and supplier interactions
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and networking skills
  • Desire to build lasting relationships with vendors/suppliers all over the world
  • Good understanding of principles of accounting & finance, Custom clearances
  • Must be able to comprehend legal documents