Sourcing/ Component Engineer
at HumCap Recruiting

Date Posted: 7/17/2017

Job Description

Description: General


Advance Project Sourcing Engineer will be primarily responsible
for supply chain readiness, cost readiness and implement global supply chain
and procurement strategies for design projects. Perform technical and
commercial supply chain due diligence to ensure supplier reliability, technical
capability, quality and regloatory compliance for continuity of supply and



Strategy and Direction:

Develop and
deploy specific supply chain  strategy for design projects

supply chain and procurement strategies
Supply Chain
due diligence for Medical Class I and Class II devices.
winning value propositions that add value for our customers

Ensure that
all aspects of Supply Chain are included in the strategy (i.e., Design,
Supplier Quality Development Logistics, New business development, and
Commodity Management).
positive impact on margin enhancement through differentiated component
sourcing solutions
effective relationships with SSCM/ GAM/ GCM ans ensure they are fully
involved with new design opportunities.
credibility with customers through the demonstration of technical
effective relationships with senior individuals within the supply base,
ensuring that Flex, wants, needs and requirements are clearly communicated
and met.
Understand Medical
Segment products/manufacturing requirements
relationships with the supply base that allow Flex ongoing visibility to
the industry, the players, and information that will allow Flex to build a
compelling Supply Chain Solution.



customer technical and  qualification requirements for design
projects and develop sourcing solution that meet project requirements.
technical backup for alternate sourcing recommendations
complex component development activities in collaboration with engineering
and quality.
Utilize GCM resources
to advise designers of lower-cost material or assembly approaches, and sit
it in on design reviews as required
Drive the GCM
team to carry out the necessary supplier development initiatives to fill
process gaps and unique customer process challenges 



pricing strategies for production, design, and benchmark quoting
Perform RFQ
for design and productions requirements, negotiate pricing and keep track
of costed Bill Of Material changes.
creative ways to reduce cost by streamlining processes, systems and value
effective use of cost analysis tools available with GPSC team
Sustainable Materials Margin opportunities
Ensure lowest
landed component costs are negotiated, captured, and implemented
understanding of price points for common types / commodities within the segment
Provide  inventory reduction management





Job Requirements:


Education/ Experience

position requires a bachelor’s degree in a technical (engineering) area of
expertise or business.
5 years of experience related to technical sourcing and material management in
a design or manufacturing environment.
in medical design/manufacturing industry will be an added advantage.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the
most complex design related documents, specifications, datasheet etc.
to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or
diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Ability to respond effectively to the most
complex or sensitive inquiries. Ability to write email or articles using
original or innovative techniques or style.

to make effective and persuasive presentations on technical or complex topics
to top management.
to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
advanced functional, technical and people and/or process management skills as
well as customer (external and internal) relationship skills.
expert knowledge of the function and a thorough understanding of Flex and
related business.
knowledge of multiple functional technologies/processes, industries or
functions and understanding of interdependencies of such processes at the site.

of the following tools may be required: 
Office Skills: typing, telephones, data entry, HR related and office
software to include, word processing, spread sheets, and presentation packages.

have a good knowledge of employment law and company practices, with excellent
interpersonal, commincation and organizational skills

Decision Making Impact/Leadership


commitment to implement initiatives that  provides input to functional processes or
decisions or failure to achieve goals results in additional costs and
personnel, and serious delays in overall schedules. 
appropriate behavior in slef and others in support of Flex values. Supports
strategic direction for the function.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Irving TX
  • Job Type: Engineering
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 7/17/2017

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