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Sourcing Engineer

Applied Materials

Applied Materials

Other Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Applied Materials is the leader in materials engineering solutions used to produce
virtually every new chip and advanced display in the world. The MPM is responsible for sourcing of newly designed products, setting up strategies for cost reduction, supply continuity and sourcing decisions.

Primary Responsibility

  • Responsible for initiating and managing RFQ, lead time, should cost (Cost
  • estimation) request assigned by internal stakeholders.
  • Able to utilize existing supplier matrix for quoting, negotiate and award
  • business to supplier.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define sourcing strategies/ plans for
  • NPI/ Pilot projects.
  • Responsible for Internal part qualification approvals for components identified
  • as critical parts.
  • Ability to understand multi-level BOM, read drawings, special process/
  • specifications and communicate with suppliers.
  • Identify make vs. buy opportunities and drive alignment/decision with key
  • stakeholders
  • Using software tools, perform regular cost roll-up and analyze cost
  • performance to drive corrective action as required to achieve product cost
  • target.
  • Ensure smooth product transition from NPI to volume manufacturing

Qualification & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Preferably Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing, or Industrial) with minimum of 5 years of experience into sourcing, program management and supplier management.

Job Specific skills/Knowledge

  • Should have prior sourcing, negotiation, dual sourcing, and supplier management experience.
  • Proficient with MS Office. Excel is a must
  • Knowledge of manufacturing methods & commodities as related to product and cost structure.
  • Ability to read and interpret BOM’s.
  • Must be self-starter and be able to operate independent of day-to-day supervision.
  • Excellent people and presentation skills.

Other Skills (Good to have)

  • Knowledge of SAP MM Module.
  • Costing experience: needs to understand various cost models (E.g., Outsourced assembly/ module), mark-up, margins etc.
  • Have worked with cross functional team on New product / Design change projects.
  • Able to interpret drawings. Using 3D modelling and PLM software.
  • Have worked with global suppliers.



Bachelor's Degree




Years of Experience:

4 - 7 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information

Time Type:

Full time

Employee Type:

Assignee / Regular


Yes, 10% of the Time

Relocation Eligible:


Applied Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.