Location: Bangalore, India
Function: Supply Chain Management
Local Org Unit: Supply Chain Management
Reporting Line: Supply Chain Manager
Level / Seniority: 10-12 years’ experience
Employment Contract Type:  Permanent/Full-Time

Education: Degree in Mechanical or Electrical/Electronic Engineering 
Languages: Fluent English knowledge with conversant in local language added advantage
Experience: 6 -7 years sourcing experience in Solar Inverter, Drives, Wind Converter products.

Senior Engineer – Sourcing is responsible for sourcing of the components for the solar inverter product, Multiple supplier development for capacity enhancement, alternate supplier / Product identification, Qualification and validation, cost reduction of the components and reduction of the overall product BOM cost. Reports to the SCM Manager

•    Develop a multiple vendor base wrt. organisation strategy.
•    Alternate supplier / product identification, Qualification, and validation.
•    Generate and implement efficient sourcing and category management strategies
•    Analyzing and calculating procurement costs and developing cost reduction strategies.
•    Cost analysis, budgeting, forecasting, market and supplier research and analysis.
•    Work with business partners to identify and drive Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) process improvements to reduce costs.
•    Drives strategic cost management (lean/ continuous improvement programs / should-cost models)
•    Negotiating contracts with key suppliers, including costs and terms of supply, service, and quality to deliver Best-In-Class pricing (Cost Models, Benchmarking, Market Intelligence).
•    Develop supplier database and establish annual purchasing contracts for lower value, high value items
•    Ensures world-class supply base (supplier selection and allocation, standardization, negotiation and contracting, supplier performance rating and measurement) 
•    Proactively ensures long term capacity and the availability of scarce components 
•    Do cost benchmarking exercise for the critical parts sourced.
•    Support New product development involving suppliers at early stage of design/development action

•    Multitasking capability and self-adjustment ability to after non-successful tests
•    Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines.
•    Highly motivated and self-driven, teamwork predisposition, both with R&D teams and with other company functions

•    Alternate component validation & approvals
•    Cost reduction of overall product
•    Time adherence

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