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Sourcing Manager - Mechanics

The Netherlands - Eindhoven |

Sourcing Manager - Mechanics

If you are enthusiastic about driving positive change and eager to shape the future of technology in a dynamic, international environment, we invite you to join our Sourcing team.

We are Prodrive Technologies

We are dedicated to creating meaningful technologies that make the world work. Through our innovative solutions, we contribute to building a future where everyone can thrive, resources are optimized, and connectivity brings people together.

About the role

As a Sourcing Manager Mechanics you are responsible for sourcing highly complex and innovative technologies for cutting-edge projects and you develop and drive the execution of the Category Strategy. All of this is done while outperforming on commercial and technology level and minimizing risk on quality and logistical level. Per (sub-) Category you are managing relationships with vendors and manufacturers while capturing cost reductions and developing and executing the category strategy.

Key responsibilities

- Co-define and execute the short- and long term strategy for your category.
- Engage with and support the different Program-teams in the Prodrive organization to drive the business priorities such as supply continuity, cost, quality and technology advancement.
- Manage regular contact with strategic suppliers.
- Drive and lead commercial and contractual negotiations.
- Take the lead in escalations when needed and support the SQE and purchasing team when needed.
- Acts as a coach/mentor to Sourcing colleagues in situations like escalations and in processes like strategy development.
- Lead business reviews with suppliers to drive strategic objectives and manage performance.
- Develop the category supply base, identify the need for in- and decremental suppliers.
- Scout and develop new suppliers and phase out redundant suppliers.


  • BSc, BEng or MSc degree, technical or business oriented

  • Team player with strong communication skills (English is essential)

  • Excellent presentation, communication and negotiation skills, up to executive level

  • Supplier relationship management proficiency, able to demand strongly in a constructive manner

  • Entrepreneurial combined with a win-win attitude

  • Able to obtain buy-in from internal (executive)stakeholders

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The Prodrive Technologies Mindset


You don’t just go to work, you feel responsible for your project


You decide when, where and how much you want to work


You like to think about manufacturability when designing


You don’t sit and wait, you have a hands-on mentality

Have you got what it takes to become a Prodriver?

What we offer

  • Perfect environment for those eager to develop themselves and take full responsibility for a project.
  • Many opportunities for personal and professional development, along with the flexibility to explore diverse roles across various projects.
  • A young and dynamic culture which stimulates innovative thinking and taking initiatives.
  • Personal budget just for you to learn new things. Your growth is our priority.
  • Flexibility of a 24/7 work environment with provided lunch, dinner, and access to our company gym.
  • Personalized development plan to craft your future.
  • You will receive essential tools if these are necessary to perform your job (i.e. iPhone and laptop).
  • On-campus sports facilities enable you to incorporate exercise seamlessly into your work routine.
  • A performance-driven salary that grows with your accomplishments.
  • Unlock the opportunity to become a shareholder and entrepreneur within the company.
  • Travel allowance based on the days you are actually at Prodrive Technologies.
  • Work-life balance with at least 33 vacation days per year.
  • Access a retirement plan.

Application steps

  1. Your journey with us starts with a swift review of your application by one of our recruiters.
  2. In some cases, if we see a potential fit, you will receive an exclusive link to our online aptitude test to assess if you’re up for the challenge.
  3. We will schedule a personal interview not only to determine if your skills match the job, but also to see if there is a spark between you and Prodrive Technologies.
  4. To complete the application journey we will send you a suitable offer and once you sign, we can welcome you to the Prodrive Technologies family.