Job Description

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. — Confucius

Strategic Sourcing Specialist

  • Job Tag: #LI-CN1
  • Posted: February 13,2024

SkyWater is excited to be partnering with a returning manufacturing client located here in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. Our client is looking to add a Strategic Sourcing Specialist to their team! This person must have the ability to work cross-functionally and have the passion to work with highly customizable products. They’ve seen some tremendous growth over the past couple years and aren’t seeing any signs of slow down. Great time to be joining this organization!


  • Manage and plan the outsourcing of products to contract manufacturers
  • Negotiating with suppliers and customers for prices, scheduling and delivery
  • Identify and implement cost reductions
  • Bring on new vendors and maintain relationships with current customers.
  • Monitor inventory levels and lead times for delivery
  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's or Associate's Degree in Business Admin, Supply Chain Management or related field
  • 3+ years of sourcing experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experienced working with contract manufacturers
  • Prior knowledge of working with material based products (wood, plastics & metals)
  • ERP experience, Epicor preferred.
  • Self-Motivated with the ability to mentor a team.

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