Global Sourcing Manager, ODM/EMS

Recruiter Contact
Nick Lazzara

Practice Director


Tech Company

Omniva is a privately funded venture fueled by boundless resources and innovation, poised to revolutionize the cloud technology landscape.

Serving as the technology wing of a dynamic portfolio encompassing energy, real estate, and construction, Omniva charts an unprecedented course to claim dominance in compute cloud infrastructure.

Global Sourcing Manager, ODM/EMS


    Owns Supplier Relationship and delivers strategic impact through Supplier Strategy Development:

    • Understands Supplier capabilities based on benchmarking against relevant competitors/markets and/or meaningful should-cost analytics.
    • Creates Supplier performance score card based and cross-functional stakeholder feedback / calibration.
    • Identifies future business opportunities and NPI projects (~24 – 36 month) together with PM and R&D teams.
    • Creates Supplier Strategy in full alignment with Sourcing strategies to define Supplier related spending, targets, negotiations, DFX projects and spend consolidation, etc.
    • Program manage execution and ensure effective stakeholder communication and involvement.


    Relentlessly drives impact to the bottom and top line through Supplier Performance Development and innovative negotiation approach:

    • Implements defined negotiation roadmap, target setting and business reviews.
    • Orchestrates Supplier related activities and communication between internal and external stakeholders to ensure one consistent Supplier approach.
    • Encourages Suppliers to provide innovation opportunities.
    • Facilitates and drives early involvement (incl. DfX) and related decision making.


    Ensures operational impact through compliance, contract, and risk mgmt:

    • Identifies and updates Supplier segmentation for critical parameters on a yearly basis (e.g. Risk, sole source, spend, data security).
    • Ensures full compliance regarding sustainability and regulatory requirements.
    • Manage Supplier contracting according to defined standards & procedures.
    • Conduct Supplier risk assessments and define, track, and manage corresponding mitigation and contingency plans in alignment with stakeholders.


    Additional Responsibilities

    • Continuously drives time to market and lead time reduction. Expediency is the key metric for our mission.
    • Cost reduction efforts with suppliers to help drive continuous improvement.
    • Supplier risk management (financial, geopolitical).
    • Delivery to all scheduled Product Life Cycle phase gates.
    • Quality metrics (DPPM, SCARs, Aged SCARs, etc.).

    • BS degree in Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, Business, Finance, or related field.
    • 15+ years of experience in electronics manufacturing, including process engineering and/or quality roles.
    • Experience in lean manufacturing implementation.
    • Experience reducing cycle time and improving labor efficiency.
    • Experience in data center related system and component level quality control.
    • Experience creating, implementing, and maintaining internal quality systems/document management systems, standards/SOPs for internal and external applications.
    • Experience in new product development and successfully launching new products to Volume.
    • Experience assessing supplier capability.
    • Negotiations skills
    • Supplier Strategy Development
    • Source-2-Contract processes
    • Contract Management
    • Supplier Sustainability Management
    • Supplier Risk Management
    • Lean methodology
    • Project Management
    • IT tools and analytical methods
    • Creating breakthrough Supplier strategies and programs to impact to the bottom and top line.
    • Drives and orchestrates Supplier related decision-making processes with involvement of Senior Executive Management on both sides.

    • Advanced degree in Manufacturing, Industrial, Mechanical, or other related advanced degree.
    • Diverse experience across multiple roles within electronics manufacturing at large scale operation.
    • Experience with deep PCBA manufacturing, PSU manufacturing, system integration testing, reliability testing.
    • Experience with immersion cooling system and server/rack assembly and test.
    • Experience in large electronics manufacturing supply chain for data center hardware.
    • Experience in variable engagement contract manufacturing models CM, ODM, JDM…etc.

    This role is based out of Seattle or Santa Clara, CA.


    Ultra-competitive compensation and benefits package commensurate with experience.