Engineering has an integral part of new product development process and industrialization of products. Engineers are contributing to new product development and improvements on ongoing products. Sourcing Engineers are part of Sourcing team and report to Sourcing Manager. Engineers are service minded, communicative, have sense of urgency, act as ambassador for good quality standards and have high integrity.
Translation of product specifications and control plans
Ensure NPD tasks related to engineering are performed: translating and managing documentation, samples, testing, drawings, tools etc.
Ensuring that vendors understand and comply with specifications and control plans: securing product launches and efficient production by on-site support
On-site support; zero runs, control points, line efficiency, in-line inspections
Product and packaging improvements, customer feedback, claims, regular and frequent follow up meetings with BA (NPD Scope)
Train suppliers and organization on new requirements, corporate Quality standards, customer experienced quality
Suggest improvement to new and existing products to improve quality, save cost or increase efficiency
Supporting virtual material area team and contributing in material area specific matrix team in Sourcing office; coaching junior Sourcing Engineers in completing high quality NPD projects
Share information with the global team on new technology, new materials and manufacturing setup
A university qualification marketing or SCM
At least 3 years of experience in purchasing or brand management for wholesale or retail chain; technical and service support experience
Service mind and excellent interpersonal skill
Strong leadership with systematic approach
English speaking a writing skill