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Oakley - Sourcing Manager

Date:  Mar 1, 2021
Brand:  Oakley

Foothill Ranch, CA, US, 92610

Requisition ID: 301981 
Store #O00106 Sourcing - 1ICON FHR 


Oakley.  Designed to push the boundaries of performance.  From advanced eyewear technology to apparel innovation, Oakley sets itself apart from the rest. Backed by the power of Luxottica, our athletes and customers expect the best in sports performance and Oakley employees help to fuel this drive


The Sourcing Manager manages the sourcing of certain commodities, supplier contract reviews, negotiations, supplier scorecard and reviews with suppliers. Drives global sourcing initiatives across manufacturing sites in North America, Italy and Asia. Has responsibility for instituting standardized sourcing processes across manufacturing operations. Drives cross-functional collaboration with plant purchasing, planning, finance, quality, and engineering functions.


  • Facilitates strategic sourcing process with cross-functional teams for supplier management and material risk mitigation.
  • Supports New Product Development (NPD) sourcing activities with the design and engineering teams. Fosters early supplier involvement in providing high quality products meeting schedule and cost requirements.
  • Single point of contact for all sourcing related issues for a design center.
  • Assists with sourcing strategy for assigned commodity.
  • Analyzes spend; determines opportunities, recommends what to buy, how to buy and where to buy.
  • Tracks and measures supplier performance via score carding while fully analyzing and understanding supplier's economics.
  • Develops an understanding of supplier market economics and implications for procurement and look for opportunities to reduce costs.
  • Establishes a stable source of supply. Balances risk between supplier and Oakley.
  • Acts as a central communication liaison for suppliers and development/venture groups on all technical and logistical situations.


  • B.S. Degree in Business or Engineering or equivalent experience (level of judgment and decision making, level of autonomy, analytical skills, stakeholder management and interface with senior staff, written and verbal communication skills)
  • 5+ years of experience international sourcing, experience in direct materials sourcing, purchasing, engineering or supply chain management in a manufacturing or services industry environment
  • 3+ years of experience supply chain management. Experience working with R&D teams in new product sourcing preferred. Strong negotiation skills a must.
  • Chemical or Mechanical technology / sourcing experience.
  • Strong use of MS-office.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work cross-functionally, with customer driven focus and sense of urgency.
  • Experience working with global organizations and in a matrix environment.

Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process.  To request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 or e-mail (be sure to provide your name and contact information for either option so that we may follow up in a timely manner). 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.  Native Americans receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Merchandising, Supply Chain Manager, Manager, Supply, Garment, Retail, Operations, Management, Fashion

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