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Avo Photonics is a dynamic contract engineering services company that designs, develops, and manufactures custom opto-electronic products for a large customer base.

We seek a diligent, dedicated, and meticulous person who will help further our success and reputation in the industry. The successful candidate will have at least three years of procurement experience within the photonics industry.


  • Identify, evaluate, and qualify photonics component suppliers

  • Source new suppliers while maintaining relationships with existing ones

  • Monitor and evaluate the performance  of suppliers and ensure timely resolution of any issues

  • Maintain constant communication regarding pricing, delivery and quality of components

  • Seek opportunities to reduce cost through negotiation, process improvements and supplier selection

  • Generate quote comparisons and maintain a database of suppliers by component

  • Be the expert by attending trade shows, and knowing  industry trends, market conditions, and technologies


  • BS in Engineering, Physics, Supply Chain Management, or a related field

  • Strong technical understanding of photonics technology and its applications

  • 3 years experience in procurement, strategic sourcing, or supply chain management, preferably in the photonics industry

  • Proven ability to negotiate contracts, manage supplier relationships, and drive cost optimization initiatives

  • Experience with ERP systems (SAP preferred)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word

  • Ability to work in a face paced environment

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

Avo Photonics offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

Avo Photonics is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee of Avo Photonics by any method without a valid written contract in place with Avo Photonics will be deemed the sole property of Avo Photonics. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Avo Photonics as a result of the referral or through any other means.

Photonics Sourcing Specialist

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