Procurement Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

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As an integral member of the Kulicke and Soffa Product Development team, you will be responsible for the creation and implementation of procurement and sourcing strategies that support equipment development objectives. A strong understanding of Engineering drawings and ability to interpret Engineering specifications is necessary to be successful. The primary role of this position is to provide cost feedback to the development team as well as identification of new supply chain solutions. Working in a social environment will allow you to build strong, value added relationships with suppliers, internal customers and cross functional departments.

Duties will include:

  • Manage assigned modules from sourcing to warehouse receipt with lean and agile approach
  • Review new product specifications, identify cost and lead time drivers, work with cross functional team to generate alternate solutions and pick the best solution to address engineering program requirements
  • Review and negotiate supplier pricing, terms and conditions and expectations to mitigate risks
  • Review BoM, Identify supply chain GAPs and escalate to right stakeholders
  • Partner with NPI to get “Should Cost” information, provide market price for raw material and commercial items
  • Manage production quotes, documentation and update cost database
  • Team with Singapore factory staff to analyze lead time, identify critical paths and prioritize demand
  • Build strong value added relationship with local US suppliers and fellow team members
  • Manage cost roadmaps and cost roll ups for assigned project
  • Education/Experience requirements:

  • BS in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience
  • Working knowledge of geometric tolerances.
  • Experience with machinery or similar procurement.
  • Experience creating and/or modifying Excel spreadsheets, macros and visual basic programs.
  • Experience working with overseas suppliers.
  • Self-starter, able to work in a fast paced, multi-task environment.
  • Some evening conference calls along with limited international travel.
  • Reasonable presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Highly motivated individual able to motivate others to achieve common goals.
  • Kulicke & Soffa is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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