Roles and Responsibilities
Strategic Sourcing Engineer- RM , Chennai
Role Summary / Purpose:
Collaborate globally with in business to deliver best Strategic Sourcing opportunities for Rotating Machines – SPOC and responsible for End to End Techno Commercial Evaluation, Sourcing and Procurement support for Large & Medium Motors and Generator components / Solutions involving Frames, Shafts, Bearings, Coolers, Laminations, Exciters, Insulation, Busbars and Terminal boxes etc., meeting Cost Target.
Evaluation of Design to Cost (DTC) approach
Should cost analysis through aPriori, Boothroyd & empirical evaluation.
Data-based analysis to drive cost benefit for Component Cost (DMP) & Mfg. process (DLP)
Detailed Should cost analysis based on material, manufacturing processes, and other cost elements for both Built to Spec and Built to Print products through analytical, tear down approach.
Supplier Integration and Strategic Sourcing to meet all the requirements for lead time, performance, reliability, cost and manufacturability in RM components
Global Spend analysis, Specifications mapping and data analytics by commodity, divisions, suppliers etc.
Ability to identify opportunities through Make Vs Buy, Volume Consolidation, Technical Specification standardization and influence the global cross functional teams to adapt the identified opportunities.
Market connect to Identify suppliers globally and locally, with capability to manufacture and supply required commodities.
Cost based benchmarking analysis and provide insight into opportunities to improve cost structure(s).
Excellent ability to develop, & manage strategic supplier relationships, leveraging above-average business acumen.
Lead supplier RFx (Requests for Proposal/Quotation etc.) processes for Systems to ensure rapid response for competitive price/quality/lead time trade-off’s
Work with platform owners early at design phase to integrate DTC best practices and adopt supplier standard parts & processes to PPS
Able to Influence cross functional teams, Operations, Supply Chain, Engineering and Product Management to drive cost out and implementation of long-term commodity sourcing strategies resulting in best-in-class Productivity, Quality, Delivery and Cost on all categories
Support regional team Sourcing & Manufacturing at Factory / Vendor facility
Ability to travel up to 20-30% of the time, both domestic and international
Qualifications / Requirements:
Bachelor's / Master's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or Equivalent.
Min. 5 – 10 years of RM design & sourcing expertise for industrial drives and its related components (Renewables / Oil & Gas / Marine / Metal Process Industrial knowledge preferred).
Minimum 3+ years’ experience in Strategic Sourcing Engineering role for RM Equipment.
Familiarity with Design & Development approach for RM components, exposure to IEC & UL standards.
Need to Possess extensive Product and component level knowledge (Understanding Configurations, application, specifications, BOM, SLD) and Manufacturing process.
Detailed understanding on material selection criteria, available standard raw material sizes in the market.
Excellent communication, presentation & influencing skills
Capable of working with Global Cross functional team
Proficient knowledge of Sourcing & Engineering tools AutoCAD, Creo etc.,
Proficiency in MS Office applications
Strong problem solving & analytical skills
Self-Starter, Ability to multitask and change priorities based on business needs consistently to meet and exceed customer expectations.
Cross-functional collaboration with Transparency and Team-player attitude.
Excellent negotiation skill to achieve sourcing objectives.
Knowledge on Genba practices like Six Sigma, Lean manufacturing, JIT, Kanban, TPM, Kaikaku, Kaizen.
Knowledge on the pricing of similar products /solutions of International range of suppliers.
Act as solutions provider when working under ambiguous and changing environments,
Change Agent to energize teams and perceive change as an opportunity
Ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse and highly matrix organization
Experience in production capabilities, performance and quality, of electrical/mechanical components is desired in a similar industrial domain
Role:Purchase/Vendor Development Manager
Salary: 12,00,000 - 13,00,000 P.A.
Functional Area:Purchase / Logistics / Supply Chain
Role Category:Purchase/Material Management
Employment Type:Full Time, Permanent
UG:B.Tech/B.E. in Electrical, Mechanical
PG:Post Graduation Not Required
Doctorate:Doctorate Not Required
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