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Engineering Sourcing Manager


Molex possesses a rich heritage in the optical industry. We provide the highest performing and field-proven wavelength management solutions from components, modules to integrated line-cards. Our team is dedicated to continuous innovation in passive component function integration, miniaturization, and manufacturing automation. We provide cutting edge technology with a comprehensive optical, mechanical, electrical and software integration capabilities enable us to serve the needs of high-density, high-bandwidth, and flexible optical networks.

Our Supply Chain Management Team supporting our global optical engineering team is looking for an Engineering Sourcing Manager to join our team. This is an opportunity for an individual to develop, evaluate and manage optical and electrical components suppliers and support and recommend vendors for new product development and mass production. 

We are open to having someone work remote within California, Washington and Texas. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Optical and Electrical Components Sourcing and Procurement to support new product development and manage critical US vendors for production
    • Coordinate the interactions between supply chain, operations, engineering and data analyst to ensure smooth product flow
    • Ensure guaranteed continuity of supply for NPI, scaling & volume-manufacture of complex optical products
    • Ensure vendor quality, score-cards and audits
    • Manage supply chain in response to forecast demands for products in the NPI stage and ensure a smooth transition of parts into volume manufacturing
    • Manage key vendor relationships
    • Develop and recommend suppliers for R&D project
    • Ensure and assist R&D project milestones are met and adhering the approved budget

      The Experience You Will Bring


      • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Scientific or Technology
      • Experience working in product development environment
      • Experience with electronic hi-tech products
      • Experience in supply chain, vendor management or procurement role

        What Will Put You Ahead

        • Previous experience in Optical Engineering including device design, process development, program management, application engineering and engineering sourcing
        • Knowledge and experience with optical components, sub-systems and systems market for Telecommunication and Datacenter applications
        • Advanced Degree in Electrical Engineering

        Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

        At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

        Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
        Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
        This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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