Sr. Supply Partner Development Engineer

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United States, Greensboro, North Carolina

  1. Contracts and Procurement, Engineering and Project Management
  2. Permanent
156951
$ 100000 - $ 115000

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Our client is seeking two Sr. Supply Partner Development Engineers to join their growing team at their state-of-the-art campus in Greensboro, NC. One will be focused on Capacity Verification, and the other will be focused on Supplier Development. 

As the Supply Partner Development Engineer (SPDE) for the Purchasing team, you will be responsible for driving and managing the performance of your supply partners. You will be part of a team of supplier development colleagues focused on improving performance of our network of supply partners through the implementation of industry best practices and lean manufacturing techniques. You will focus on providing strong supplier technical assistance. The supplier concern areas are heavily focused on unhealthy production systems, lack of technical resources, and an inability to find quick and sustainable solutions when production processes become abnormal. Primarily, the mission is to assess manufacturing and supply chains, provide recommendations, and implement improvement actions.

You will be supporting all activities that ensure a continuous flow of parts supply to North America plants. In addition, this role must also attempt to minimize costs. During supplier development and technical assistance missions, the engineer must choose the right approach, depth, focus, techniques, and lessons learned, in order to properly address situations. Each supplier development opportunity may be unique. This extends globally thereby capitalizing on global knowledge and competence sharing.

The Supply Partner Development (SPD) team is a dedicated group responsible for ensuring that the company has adequate performance, capacity and flexibility throughout the supply chain. The function requires developing suppliers, which includes all phases of product lifecycle, from project phase, to start of production, and to aftermarket. The SPDE also assists with supplier delivery crisis situations to mitigate impacts and secure deliveries to production and aftermarket sites.

Core responsibilities:

  • Able to analyze supplier capacity and performance/efficiency

  • Actively engaged with supply partners

  • Ability to accurately assess supplier weaknesses and provide solutions

  • Monitor risks related to supplier performance and capacity to prevent operation issues

  • Drive and develop supplier problem solving techniques for identified supplier issues

  • Fix and develop supplier production systems and processes

  • Drive supplier operational excellence

  • Represent at suppliers and escalate as needed to prevent crisis 


What We Are Looking For

  • Supply chain (quality and development) and/or production experience

  • Experience from the automotive or heavy commercial truck industry in supplier quality and capacity, manufacturing engineering, supplier development or crisis management

  • Lean manufacturing knowledge and experience

  • University degree in Engineering, Business, or Supply Chain Management, or equivalent working experience

  • Strong problem solving, communication and teamwork skills

  • Strong accountability and project management for tasks without close supervision

  • Ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment

  • Customer focused mindset, dedicated to meet external and internal customer expectations

  • Desire to work in a collaborative team towards a common purpose

  • Strong integrity and creativity

  • Flexibility and preparedness to travel with short notice


“We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, or any other criteria protected by governing law.”
 



TRS Staffing Solutions are an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome you to provide OFCCP data voluntarily here

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by governing law.

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