Sourcing Engineer

Baraga, Michigan

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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Job Description (Key Performance & Result Areas)

  • Coach, mentor and train suppliers using Lean Principals to reduce waste throughout the supply chain
  • Lead/participate in start-up programs working with key suppliers to ensure capability and capacity for new program launch and/or fluctuations in forecast
  • Provide onsite supplier support to ensure continuity or recovery of supply (i.e. when supplier delivery and/or capacity constraints present a threat to Pettibone)
  • Perform value stream and capacity analysis at supplier locations and recommend changes in processes/production to reduce lead time and waste
  • Monitor supplier delivery performance
  • Perform supplier assessments to identify and mitigate risks with new and existing suppliers
  • Identify and act upon potential cost reduction through Value Improvement/Value Engineering
  • Coordinate with Engineering to identify alternate components to support quality, delivery and cost reduction initiatives

Job Requirements

  • Four-year degree in Engineering or Supply Chain discipline with 5 years of experience preferred
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Lean Manufacturing Tools and Concepts
  • Demonstrate an understanding of business practices with experience in supplier relations, contract negotiation, logistics, warehousing, and lean supply chain practices
  • Experience in import/export compliance or willingness to learn
  • Travel Required: Local (monthly), Regional (quarterly), National (annual-trade shows), International (18-24 months)


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