Procurement Engineer Home Systems

Job TitleProcurement Engineer Home Systems

Job Description

Procurement Link in Development Center, executes cost down and new product introduction projects.

Drives concept savings in new product development in close cooperation with R&D, Marketing, Quality, SCM and development.

Represents procurement in a development center and ensures early supplier involvement. Participates in DfX conventions for the assigned business.

Provides should-cost assessments for newly proposed products. Drives request for quotation process based on the Forward Procurement List. Drives the Supplier Selection Process together with the Commodity Teams.

Supports the Supplier Quality Manager in new supplier component release process as part of the Advanced Quality Plan (AQP), including compliance and sustainability aspects.

Aligns needs with competitive landscape and technology roadmaps. Provides input for make or buy analysis. Supports the in/outsourcing process (e.g. knowledge transfer, supplier ramp-up).

Provides input to the Commodity Teams regarding the supply base characteristics based on business requirements. Orders tools and samples related to new product development.

Executes and supports phase in – phase Out (PIPO) planning related to new product introduction.

Identifies opportunities in the new product design process through target costing, and managing cost drivers and data sources to improve the design decision making.

Supports price negotiations with fact-based information and opportunities to drive short and/or long term product cost reduction improvement.

Supports the deployment of early supplier involvement through target costing and tracking for assigned product.

Owns the delivering of cost elements for assigned product, as required improving total cost of ownership for the cost roadmaps for key products.

Leads the development of an effective set of cost models to track "target cost" status for assigned product. Analyzes cost trends, develop and review cost forecasts.

Maintains updates to the cost drivers for assigned product and ensure that information is available as required.

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