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Sourcing Engineer

Location : Fort Mill, SC
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : ML
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5+
Required Education : Engineering Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Industry : Engineering

Job Description :

Position Summary:


The Sourcing Engineer will work to support the divisions short and long-term initiatives, ensure new product development is competitive, and raise the bar of the US supplier base to a world class level. The Sourcing Engineer will also effectively communicate with Suppliers, Engineering, and Operations to formalize a successful strategy.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Facilitate, lead Value Analysis and Value Engineering (VA/VE) processes to achieve Division’s sourcing saving objectives.

  • Identify, lead and track cost savings opportunities in support of cost savings target

  • Manage sourcing activity coordination and processes for sourcing duties relating to new product development including leading or participating in supplier selection, capability assessment, quality improvement, and supplier readiness.

  • Map the supplier base risk management and opportunities

  • Negotiates with suppliers to obtain best agreement possible with regards to quantities, delivery, quality, price, terms & conditions, etc

  • Lead the development and maintenance of supplier management process; supplier selection, scorecards and supplier evaluation

  • Helps develop purchasing plans and programs to be implemented in accordance with corporate policies and objectives

  • Review of supplier capacity studies and tool tracking sheet

  • Evaluate existing and potential suppliers’ capabilities; recommend and implement changes in supply base and work on supply base consolidation

  • Maintain Approved Supplier List for each commodity

  • Create and maintain supplier and purchasing files

  • Prepare Repetitive purchasing forms for all new parts and cost adjustments for existing parts

Required Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing Engineering or Industrial Technology required. Master's degree preferred.

  • 5 years professional experience in procurement, project management, supply chain management.

  • Good understanding of the commodity market trends like raw material prices.

  • Must be proactive in work assignments and thrive successfully in a fast paced, ever changing work environment


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