Sr. Procurement Engineer
The Cameron Craig Group
Carlsbad, CA, USA
8d ago

You are responsible for

  • Providing technical oversight to suppliers and internal customers for project-related activities in the electrical commodity space for new and sustaining products.
  • Representing procurement engineering in new product development to ensure early supplier involvement, supplier process set-
  • up and development, cost targeting and tracking, and improving total cost of ownership.

  • Teaming with Supplier Quality in supplier qualification and validation activities.
  • Product life cycle management with regard to supplier capacity management, component obsolescence, product end of life, for electronic commodities.
  • Driving the Supplier Selection Process and requests for quotations along with the Commodity Teams.
  • Identifying and executing cost savings opportunities in new product introductions and sustaining programs in partnership with R&D, Marketing, Quality and Supply Chain Management.
  • Participating in Design for Excellence (DfX) initiatives for the assigned business unit.
  • Providing should-cost assessments for components and products.
  • Aligning business needs with competitive landscape and technology roadmaps in the electrical commodity space.
  • Providing input for make or buy analysis.
  • Supporting the in / outsourcing process (e.g. knowledge transfer, supplier ramp-up).
  • Providing recommendations to the Commodity Teams regarding the supply base characteristics based on business
  • Requirements.

  • Teams up with Supplier Quality on APQP
  • Ordering tools and samples related to new product development.
  • Executing and supporting phase in phase Out (PIPO) planning related to new product introduction.
  • Acting as Supplier Account Manager if assigned, and under the delegated responsibility of the relevant commodity team.
  • Identifying opportunities in the new product design process through target costing, and managing cost drivers and data sources to improve the design decision-making.
  • Supporting price negotiations with fact-based information and opportunities to drive short and / or long-term product cost reduction improvement.
  • Analyzing cost trends, develop and review cost forecasts, and track component cost savings.
  • To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • BS or comparable diploma in Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical or Electronic Engineering, MS preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in a high volume assembly-type industry in supply chain related functions (i.e. component manufacturers).
  • Strong engineering background with extensive experience in R&D and mechanical design
  • Experienced in executing quality improvement and cost down projects and new product introduction projects
  • Experience with APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) preferred.
  • Understanding the principles of Value Engineering (L1)
  • Experience in the Healthcare industry preferred.
  • Comfortable traveling 25% of the time
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