The face of manufacturing is changing and 3D Hubs’ distributed manufacturing network is right at the forefront. 3D Hubs is changing the way customers source parts and we are now looking for an energetic Sourcing Manager to join our team in Amsterdam.
In this role, you will oversee the sourcing of orders from some of the biggest companies in the world. To be successful, you need to be highly organized, time-efficient, and not afraid to get your hands dirty. In return, you’ll get acquainted with the wonders of engineering and online manufacturing all while being surrounded by awesome co-workers eager to share their knowledge.
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What you'll do?
Work closely with our international network of Manufacturing Partners to source our customers’ large and/or complex orders
Build relationships with our Manufacturing Partners to increase their engagement on quote requests and achieve more competitive pricing; coordinate with Supply team to ensure our approach to sourcing aligns with our overall vendor strategy
Negotiate on price and lead time to improve conversion; leverage technical expertise to reduce costs, coordinating as needed with our Mechanical Engineering team on any DFM considerations that arise during the quoting process
Develop cost breakdown methodologies (e.g. Consumer Price Index, Material Costs Index, etc) to estimate pricing and ensure quotes are realistic
Collaborate with a cross-functional team of Account Managers, Mechanical Engineers, Project Managers, and Logistics Specialists to ensure quote requests are handled as quickly as possible
Propose process improvements and other optimizations to improve conversion rates on quoted orders; implement a continuous improvement loop to pass feedback to other departments, including our Supply, Sales, Services, and Product teams
What it takes:
3-5 years of experience within engineering, manufacturing, or similar industry
Experience in Sourcing and/or Procurement preferred; Sales or BD experience potentially a fit
Strong technical knowledge of one or more of our manufacturing technologies (CNC, Sheet Metal, 3D Printing, Injection Molding)
Awareness of cross-cultural negotiation approaches
The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet strict delivery deadlines while managing a large number of different orders at the same time
Strong analytical skills and the ability to solve problems under pressure
A desire to improve efficiency and workflows
Detail-oriented with an ownership mindset - you stick with an issue until it’s solved
Strong written and verbal English language skills
Why 3D Hubs?
Opportunity to make impact from day one in a high paced culture and accelerate our growth as we scale!
Diverse, international team of 140+ people from (30+ nationalities) growing to 200+ in the next 12-18 months
Everyone's a student and teacher with our LinkedIn learning platform, Tech hub, hacks and innovation sprints
Generous company wide Incentive plan
Makers space with all you want 3D Printing in house
Free access to Headspace meditation app
Stay fit and sign up to ClassPass and join colleagues who run, climb, cross fit
Incredible office views in the Houthavens, In - house Italian chef (50% vegetarian) with an open doggo policy for essential workers / for remote/hybrid access to all the delicious recipes or join some of the online cooking classes
Learn more about us on our Office Instagram and Careers page
Our recruitment process:
Our recruiter will have a quick chat to talk about the role and to learn more about you
Then we'll schedule a chat with someone from our partner support team
After that, we'll have a written assessments so we can further gauge your experience and knowledge as sourcing manager and meet with some more team members
Finally, you'll have a short talk with one of our culture ambassadors
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.
About 3D Hubs
3D Hubs is an online manufacturing platform that provides engineers with on-demand access to a global network of manufacturing services. Users can easily upload their design, instantly receive a quote, and start production at the click of a button. Founded in Amsterdam in 2013, 3D Hubs has raised over US$30 million and produced more than 6 million parts, using various manufacturing technologies, including CNC machining, 3D printing, injection molding and sheet metal fabrication