Strategic Sourcing Manager

Natick, Massachusetts, United States
5 months ago
Full time role


Electric Hydrogen

Bay Area, California, & Greater Boston, USA

Founded by experienced renewable energy technologists and backed by committed mission-driven investors, Electric Hydrogen is building solutions to help cost-effectively ...

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Job Description

Electric Hydrogen’s mission is to make molecules to decarbonize our world! Our outstanding people are our most important asset and will allow us to deliver hydrogen from renewable electrolysis for heavy industry, at prices below fossil fuels. 

We are looking for a Strategic Sourcing Manager supporting our Indirect spend. You will negotiate contracts, analyze commercial terms, and improve pricing across an assigned category of indirect spend including IT, Facilities & Workplace, Processional Services, Communications & Marketing, HR/People, and Legal teams. You'll develop category strategies and use market intelligence to develop alternative sources. You'll have experience in best-practice procurement methods, and work to build partnerships with company partners and a variety of teams, influence and align roadmaps, and cultivate vendor partnerships. You are someone who is comfortable with taking full ownership of your domain.

In addition to sourcing, procurement, and vendor management responsibilities, you will contribute to the development of the procurement function. This includes creating and refining processes, tools and templates that can be applied across all vendors and categories worldwide.

You will be based at one of our offices in Natick, MA or San Carlos, CA, and report to our Indirect Procurement Manager. This is a hybrid role with an expectation to report into the office three days a week.


  • Develop necessary company partner relationships to create strategic sourcing models that increase the value of necessary goods and services
  • Collaborate with team members to define service level agreements and metrics for suppliers and measure the appropriate criteria, such as: delivery of results, cost reduction, quality and timeliness of delivery
  • Conduct research, perform benchmarking, and gather market analysis for assigned categories
  • Prepare RFQs, RFPs, bid documents, evaluate proposals, and administer the evaluation process
  • Craft negotiation strategies and implement favorable terms and conditions
  • Create contract documents in collaboration with the legal department
  • Contribute input toward the creation and implementation of programs to assess and promote supplier performance, development and management (e.g., establishing quarterly and annual goals, conducting quarterly business reviews, formal scorecard measures)
  • Report on metrics within your category that support our goals


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, or other related field
  • 2+ years in purchasing, buying, or procurement
  • Demonstrated experience making data-driven decisions with incomplete information
  • Experience collaborating with important partners and building relationships across different teams
  • Proficient in Excel (can perform complex functions) , Google Sheets, Airtable, Smartsheet, or related tools


  • Master's degree in Engineering or Business Administration
  • Previous work in a startup environment
  • Financial and analyzation skills, supporting identification of cost savings opportunities and recommendations

Compensation & Benefits

Strategic Sourcing Manager (P4)


Natick Zone
$116,000$155,000 USD

Actual base salary offered to the hired applicant will be determined based on their work location, level, qualifications, job-related skills, as well as relevant education or training and experience.​

Base salary is just one part of Electric Hydrogen’s total rewards package. We feel strongly that our team should not have to worry about having quality healthcare. In addition to the base salary offered, the hired applicant may receive:​

  • an equity grant​
  • time off programs​
  • a $75/month cell phone allowance​
  • a 4% employer 401(k) match​
  • 100% fully paid premiums for employees and their families: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term & long-term disability coverage​
  • a discretionary bonus​

Electric Hydrogen’s benefits programs are subject to eligibility requirements.

COVID-19 vaccination required for all employees and contingent workers, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved. All prospective hires will be expected to provide proof of vaccination to attend an onsite interview or at their first day of employment.

About Electric Hydrogen

Electric Hydrogen is a team of the world's experts in scaling technologies for the post-carbon world, with a proven record in transforming the grid and transportation sectors. Backed by some of the world's top venture capital firms, we design and manufacture electrolytic hydrogen systems matched to renewable power sources to create green hydrogen by splitting water. We are building a cost-effective and transformative path between renewable energy and multiple large industrial sectors. Abundant and low-cost renewable energy sources will power the world, and Electric Hydrogen technology will use this energy to decarbonize industry through sustainable materials. We were founded in 2020 and are based in California and Massachusetts.

Electric Hydrogen is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace for all to belong. We are aware that people from historically underrepresented groups are less likely to apply if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We are actively working on efforts to change this social norm. If you are excited about this role, we encourage you to apply

Electric Hydrogen

Bay Area, California, & Greater Boston, USA

Founded by experienced renewable energy technologists and backed by committed mission-driven investors, Electric Hydrogen is building solutions to help cost-effectively ...

View Company Profile