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Strategic Sourcing Manager - Medical Device R&D Procurement

Danvers, MA 01923

Posted: 05/20/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Project manager Job Number: 20597 Pay Rate: $126,000 - $160,000

Job Description

One of the most admired companies in the world is looking to directly hire and Strategic Sourcing Manager responsible for R&D and New Product Development projects.

Growing 1 billion dollar division!
Great company benefits! Base + bonus + LTI + Pension + 401k with match and much more.

Relocation offered to the greater Boston area. No international relocations or visa sponsorships at this time.

Ideal candidates will have medical device R&D Procurement experience. Strategic Sourcing focused role for new products, projects, pilot and more.

Innovation and new product pipelines are growing constantly. The Advanced Sourcing Manager will be responsible for procurement support for launch readiness of new products / innovations under development. Incumbent in this role, will represent procurement in early-stage development and act as bridge between development teams, and procurement category management teams to drive preferred supplier choices. Incumbent will be responsible to proactively address risks in supplier choices, and support launch readiness with by working closely with category sourcing team, supplier engineering team, and development teams. The incumbent in the role, will plan, direct, and support the delivery against targets for procurement across financial performance, supply reliability across quality & service, and compliance adherence.


  • BS in Engineering, Operations/Supply chain management or related field, MBA/MS preferred.
  • Mechanical engineering experience/skills/educational background advantageous
  • Total 6+ years of experience with minimum of 4 years of strong procurement experience required.
  • Experience in multiple disciplines of Supply Chain, including External Operations, Manufacturing, Procurement, Distribution and / or related field is advantageous.
  • Good level of understanding of the machining (metal, plastics, ceramics), injection molding, extrusion industry landscape
  • Broad-based understanding of business operations and practices and core procurement areas of focus (e.g., Spend Management, Category Management, Sourcing & Supplier Management)
  • Strong leadership, communication (verbal and written), influencing, collaboration skills are key.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skill with ability to confidently present complex information
  • Experience to work across regions and understand markets.
  • Strong Business Acumen with electronics or Medical Devices (specifically medical device industry) experience preferred.
  • Multi-country and Multi sector experience preferred.
  • Continuous improvement/lean/six sigma experience, black belt preferred.
  • Experience with SAP preferred, or another ERP, device management and procurement systems.

Job Requirements

commodity, strategic sourcing, R&D, NPD

Meet Your Recruiter

Sean Goulding
Vice President – Technical Recruiting, Skilled Labor, Accounting And Finance

Sean has over 8 years’ experience with Mattson Resources and over 20 years in executive search, technical recruiting, and staffing. With a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and a concentration in Human Resources as well as 16 years agency experience and 4 years corporate in staffing – Sean and his team can assist in all areas of search for your hiring needs. In agency search, Sean has led teams and recruiting services for Engineering, Sciences, IT, Skilled Labor, Operations, Supply Chain, Operational Excellence and more for Medical Device, Pharma, Aerospace, Automotive, Distribution, Transportation, IT Services, Software, Food & Beverage, Retail, and Consumer Products. In 2021 Sean oversaw Mattson Resources expansion and opening of a satellite office in Corona, CA.

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