Engineer Procurement - Electro-mechanical

Job TitleEngineer Procurement - Electro-mechanical

Job Description

In this role you have opportunity to

  • Ensures that optimized TCO (cost, quality, availability) are assured in product

and business creation and through their full life cycle, utilizing DFX.

  • PE drives the sourcing plan, leading supplier selection and ensuring adherence

to the Business Procurement strategy

  • Drives early supplier involvement and identifies cost drivers to influence

design decision making and achieve target costing.

  • Collaborate with Supplier Quality in the new supplier/component release

process, including compliance and sustainability aspects

  • Support price negotiations with opportunities to drive short and long term

cost reduction improvement

  • Be a procurement professional providing AOP savings through cost down projects and new product introduction projects
  • Considered to be a key partner in significant product cost reduction activities, in early phase innovation or in the manufacturing phase
  • Contributes to developing the cost engineering function
  • Participates in multi-disciplinary project teams and contributes to developing cost engineering processes
  • Team member, typically reporting to the Site or Category Procurement Engineering Business Partner
  • Based on supply value of > € 10 M.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • BS or comparable diploma in Mechanical, Engineering
  • Experience in a high and/or low volume assembly-type industry in supply chain related functions or related financial controlling functions
  • Understanding the principles of Executing Cost Down projects and new product introduction Projects
  • Understanding the principles of ValueEngineering (L1)
  • Understanding the principles of the materials / goods flow
  • Is an expert user of the entire costing toolset (Should Costing, NPV, TCO etc.) in large projects
  • Deep knowledge of the long term structural cost drivers for the assigned product
  • Able to read and understand blue prints and other engineering documentation Is able to lead cost down projects and participates in new product introduction projects
  • Is able to lead project based Cost Engineering activities, manage reporting of results within the project teams
  • Stimulates significant impact on the cost price of a product and supports total cost improvement discussions

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