Procurement Engineer 4 - Cost Engineer

Siemens   •  

Flanders, NJ

5 - 7 years

Posted 243 days ago

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Job Description:

Senior Procurement Engineer

The purpose of this role is to be a leading member of the Global New Product Procurement (GNPP) team. As part of the strategic procurement organization, the GNPP team provides a bridge between manufacturing, new product development, R&D, and commodity management.

Key Responsibilities

  • •        Operates as procurement lead on cross functional teams (R&D, QA, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, New Product Development) with the responsibility of delivering a strategically aligned supply chain
  • •        Lead supplier involvement activities on all key development projects
  • •        Drives collaborative design to cost, DFMA activities with suppliers and design teams
  • •        Participates in commercial evaluations of new and existing suppliers
  • •        Executes the request for quotation, supplier selection, and material tracking process to support the pre-production builds for new product development projects
  • •        Provides make versus buy analysis for complex assemblies containing multiple technologies/materials


  • •        Strong Project Management skills and the ability to drive supplier change projects on a cross-functional basis
  • •        Familiarity with various manufacturing concepts (Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma or equivalent)
  • •        Understanding of various supplier manufacturing technology and processes, supplier controls and industry standards. Specialist knowledge of particular related commodities would be an advantage (electronics, metal fabrication/machining, plastic molding, etc)
  • •        Proven negotiation and influencing skills with suppliers, with demonstrative results in securing competitive pricing and overall terms and conditions
  • •        Demonstrated experience establishing strong business relationships with suppliers and influencing decisions
  • •        Prior experience working in a new product development environment
  • •        Excellent oral communications and business writing skills
  • •        Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and quality related documents
  • •        Strong collaboration and persuasion/influencing skills
  • •        Typically 5-8years of experience in medical device, automotive, aerospace, or related field


  • •        Primary degree in a relevant engineering or business discipline; Advanced degree may be substituted for experience where applicable


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Requisition Number: 223549