Commodity Sourcing Manager - Electronics
Enphase Energy - Petaluma, CA

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Enphase Energy is the fastest growing inverter company in the world. By combining the power of solar energy and the proven advantages of communications technology, Enphase Energy makes solar power systems productive, reliable, smart and safe - increasing the energy harvest of solar panels by up to 25 percent. Our microinverter system is profoundly changing the way solar systems function, and as a result, changing the solar industry itself.

As we continue our exciting growth, we are building teams with highly talented individual contributors and leaders who design, develop, and manufacture next generation solar technologies. Our work environment is fast-paced, fun, and full of exciting new projects.

Enphase is looking for a highly experienced Commodity/Sourcing Manager in electronic/semiconductor devices, to develop key supplier relationships. In this position, you will serve as the critical collaborator between Engineering, our contract manufacturing partner and our electronics supply chain, to ensure complete execution from New Products to turnkey execution in the procurement and production of Enphase product.


Develop and implement sourcing strategies by commodity ensuring flexibility, supply assurance, technology leadership and lowest total cost

Partner with engineering on identifying new sources of supply and selection for new products during the development phase

Plans and monitor specified commodities through the early stage of NPI process through volume production

Develop materials pipeline where necessary and monitor it for any potential issues

Develop and execute volume purchase agreements with appropriate cost, quality, and vendor managed inventory strategies

Interface with other departments (Engineering, Quality, Purchasing, etc…) to resolve any production affecting materials issues.

Conduct quarterly and annual Business Reviews

Drive the consolidation of the current supply chain including a preferred supplier list to reduce cycle time and cost with improved quality & reliability


Requires a bachelor's degree in business, engineering or related field

At least 7 years experience in Supplier and Commodity management in electronic devices, in a high tech electronics manufacturing environment

Experience working with overseas contract manufacturing and tier 1 suppliers

Proven success sourcing for high volume electronic components such as diodes linear, logic, passives, magnetics , memory, protection devices, power devices, crystals/oscillators

Strong computer skills including knowledge of, Excel, Word, and ERP/MRP systems

Extensive experience in price and contracts negotiation

Ability to work and interact with multiple departments throughout the organization.

Must have strong analytical problem solving capability, and be detail oriented

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