Sourcing Manager

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Location: Irvine, CA US
Job Category: Sourcing
Position Description
Sourcing Manager

Vyaire Medical is seeking an experienced Sourcing Manager to join our team! As a Manager of New Product Development Sourcing, you will be an integral part in helping to win new business and launch new products. You will be collaborating with Senior Level managers to drive business and sourcing initiatives and are responsible for driving lowest total cost at launch, driving risk reduction and ensuring that the launch schedules are met.

In particular you can expect to:  

  • Partner with R&D organization and other sourcing managers to drive the identification of new and existing suppliers to drive the business
  • Partner with design teams throughout Product Development process to manage BOM cost through Product Launch
  • Drive lowest total cost at launch, driving risk reduction and ensuring that the launch schedules are met
  • Lead source selection process for new parts
  • Bring Design to Value (Manufacturing, Quality, Cost, etc.) viewpoint to Product design team
  • Conduct should-cost and make vs. buy analyses to support sourcing decision
  • Negotiate legal terms under the guidance of the internal legal support team
  • Improve New Product Sourcing processes and increase efficiencies by partnering with technical design teams
  • Apply appropriate category strategies (Metals, Plastics, Electronics, and Outsourcing etc.) to new product sourcing needs
  • Proactive supply risk management in the new product development process
  • Monitor sourcing and procurement innovation trends in the marketplace
  • Manage, coach, and support a team of New Product Sourcing Engineers
  • Serve as the sourcing point of contact for the product development teams supporting the sourcing activities of all BOM line items for product development projects improve sourcing processes and increase efficiencies by partnering with the Engineering and Supply Chain teams
  • Engage other sourcing and procurement resources (Category Managers, NPD sourcing, Division Sourcing, Procurement Operations) as necessary to ensure objectives are met for product launch


You will have the opportunity to:

  • Improve patient outcomes
  • Meaningfully impact the company‚Äôs short-term and long-term success
  • Work closely with executives across the organization
  • Grow your role as you see fit
  • Learn everything there is to know about respiratory medical device manufacturing
  • Create an inspiring workplace

To be successful, you will need:

  • Proven leadership skills that promotes cross-functional collaboration, drives value to the business, effectively communicates and works to foster a culture of innovation
  • Strong  negotiation  skills

Some logistics:

  • Location: The current office is based in Yorba Linda however we will be moving to the Irvine area. Once property is identified in Irvine, this position will relocate to the new space based in the Irvine area.
  • Travel: 30-50%  including international travel

Irvine, CA

Full time
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