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Sourcing Manager - Non-product Related

The Netherlands - Eindhoven |

Sourcing Manager - Non-product Related

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 - Non-product Related (NPR), you are responsible for implementing sourcing strategies for non-product related categories within the global Sourcing organization in close cooperation with internal stakeholders like Operations or R&D.

Our products are of high complexity with innovative technologies for unique customer applications and therefore also Prodrive' s Manufacturing, Research labs, Software and IT are of a high standard. Together with the Sourcing Coordinators, who support you in the execution, you drive, based on business priorities and Sourcing strategies, the NPR supply chain. You will drive commercial optimization whilst meeting the highest technical levels and minimizing risks on quality and timeliness.

We’re looking for a seasoned Sourcing Manager NPR who can make a difference in our organization.

Key responsibilities

- Set the strategy and define plan and planning for the Sourcing related activities in NPR.
- Align Sourcing strategies with organizational objectives and ensure stakeholder buy-in.
- Identify the need for incremental Suppliers (or opposite) and evaluate supplier performance.
- Be the link between Operations, R&D, Sourcing and supply base.
- Identify gaps and constraints in the supply base and act on solving them timely.
- Identify contractual needs and gaps and manage contract negotiations.
- Negotiate favorable terms and conditions with suppliers and drive cost savings and value optimization through effective negotiation strategies.
- Represent Sourcing in the process for new equipment selection and capex negotiation.
- Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including finance, legal, operations, and department heads, to understand their requirements and priorities.
- Acts as a coach/mentor to Sourcing coordinators, but only when needed.
- Be energized by a smoothly running operation!


  • 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

  • Internal and 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

Apply as Sourcing Manager - Non-product Related

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.