Sourcing Engineer-Ceramics

Sourcing Engineer has both sourcing skills & technical problem-solving ability. He/She works independently in NPD process and industrialization of products, covering supplier selection, product costing, tooling & FA confirmation, and ramp up. He/She also contributes to ongoing products improvement during mass production. Sourcing Engineer takes a leading role in supplier management, good quality standards and has high integrity. 

Main Tasks include below:

1. NPD management: independently control cost, timeline & Fiskars quality standard from receiving initial concept design to pilot run;

2. Supplier management: lead new suppliers selection and audit; coach existing suppliers to achieve Fis3. Production innovation: actively review and propose on new and existing products, achieving better quality, cost improvement, high manufacturing efficiency, etc.

3. Production innovation: actively review and propose on new and existing products, achieving better quality, cost improvement, high manufacturing efficiency, etc.

4.NPD management: review initial/concept design, evaluate applicable technology and select right supplier; solve technical problems from tooling stage (design/modificate/final approve), prototype produce and finalize till successful pilot run; negotiate cost with the supplier to ensure the best price; organize tests on tooling and sample performance; finalize product specification and documentation. As project leader, work closely with the internal customer and the supplier, and track supplier performance in the whole process till product delivered.

5.Supplier management: screen new suppliers, lead comprehensive audit and perform technical and capability on-site assessment; handle and track all kinds of suppliers agreements to be signed; drive cost improvement on timely basis with technology and commercial means; enrich supplier base and build healthy relationship with suppliers.

6.Actively communicate with internal customers to understand design trend and suggest technical solution.

Qualification:

  • University degree in Ceramics, other technical field, experience in manufacturing, and quality control.
  • 7 years relevant experience
  • Understand product attributes and match the needs with manufacturing processes and qualified manufacturers. Capable to make control plan with critical control points. Capable to do in-line inspections.
  • Strong overall sourcing competency, including sourcing strategy, supplier & cost management;
  • Ability to create techincial solutions for new product concepts,  to do product testing and validation, and to do root cause analysis and drive improvements.


Application period starts: 2019-04-24 08:00 UTC +03:00Application period ends: 2020-05-24 08:00 UTC +03:00
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