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Senior Manager, Strategic Sourcing

Magic Leap

Magic Leap

Plantation, FL, USA · Austin, TX, USA · Boulder, CO, USA
Posted on Wednesday, November 29, 2023
If you want to be part of a united team where everyone is empowered and trusted to make an impact, then Magic Leap could be the place for you. At Magic Leap you will have the freedom to explore innovative solutions and use your talents to solve real world problems. Working alongside industry experts, here you can grow your skills and play a part in amplifying human potential at the intersection of the physical and digital worlds. We know that successful change and progress are accelerated by diverse perspectives. As we shape our future, everyone's voice matters. Together, we can reimagine the world of work and, with our bold partners, make the impossible, possible.

Job Description

Magic Leap is looking for a Sr Strategic Sourcing Manager to help propel us into the future of AR products. The position is flexible with location choices, we are open to candidates working from our Boulder, CO, Plantation, FL or Austin, Tx offices. As a Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager, you will be an integral point of contact for both our Global design teams and our vendor base as we look to increase our lead in AR products. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a very high degree of self-starting with little oversight, strong technical acumen in Optics and ability to demonstrate experience in negotiating complex business agreements with Tier 1 suppliers.


  • Develop supplier sourcing strategies to meet the requirements of Magic Leap’s roadmap and business requirements
  • Extensive experience in cost & supply (should cost models, total cost of ownership, etc.)
  • Continually benchmark the industry to monitor technology trends and ensure best practices are incorporated into the Magic Leap supply chain.
  • Establish competitive Biding, soliciting quotes and comparing prices from Potential suppliers.
  • Drive Early Supplier Involvement initiatives to ensure our commodity suppliers are proactively providing input into new product designs and future product roadmaps.
  • Manage the RFI/ RFP / RFQ process for new engagements and drive final supplier selection in partnership with Engineering & Quality
  • Manage and negotiate key agreements with suppliers to establish best-in-class pricing, flexibility, quality, delivery, payment, warranty, and service terms. (MSA’s, SOW’s, etc.)
  • Drive cost reduction opportunities to ensure the lowest possible total cost, including product cost, transportation cost, inventory cost, and cost of quality
  • Determine appropriate business splits between suppliers where appropriate
  • Formulate contingency plans to de-risk technical challenges, long lead time, single source and any supply issues
  • Manage suppliers ramp plans, capacity plans and sustaining production
  • Design, implement, and execute sourcing strategies for the category through cross­-functional group collaboration; the incumbent will communicate, monitor and aggressively manage the process from concept through to fruition
  • Manage relationships with key suppliers to enhance supplier performance, drive best-in-class pricing, and ensure contractual obligations are met for quality, delivery, scheduling and productivity
  • Work with business units/suppliers to resolve supply issues


  • Minimum of 5 years in supply chain management in a technology-based environment
  • Mastery of procurement functions including developing, implementing, and executing strategic sourcing initiatives, leading negotiations, and contract management
  • Innovative, self-­motivated and ability to work with minimal supervision along with strong leadership, management and interpersonal skills
  • Candidate must demonstrate superior influencing skills and the ability to succinctly communicate across multiple disciplines at all levels of the organization
  • Experience with supplier evaluation/selection, should cost models, contract negotiation and supply base management
  • Leadership, program management and cross-functional teamwork experience
  • Experience communicating with and influencing all levels of management


  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Business or Economics

Additional Information

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to Equal Employment Opportunities guidelines.

Please note that we do not accept any application documents via (e-)mail. Furthermore, we do not accept applications from recruitment agencies for this role.

Our salary ranges are determined by role, level and location. In addition to salary, Magic Leap offers a discretionary bonus, equity, and a fully comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees.
US Base Salary Range
$116,798.04$165,173.35 USD