Senior Procurement Engineer (Batteries)
In this role, you have the opportunity to:
Help our procurement engineering team create lifesaving and life sustaining devices that are used in hospitals and pre-hospital situations globally. This position sits within our Emergency Care and Resuscitations business unit supporting on our Automated External Defibrillator (AED) products.
You are responsible for:
Early supplier involvement including but not limited to providing input in the design phases to product specifications for performance, system compatibility, testability & manufacturability
Working with batteries used in Class III medical device applications for high volume production
Ensuring that battery test requirements protocols for critical to quality and reliability are communicated and deployed.
Ensuring effective communication, collaboration and project management with suppliers, for assigned product or modules
Working cross-functionally with internal and supplierâ€™s SQE, R&D and operations teams for seamless exchange of specifications and processes, ensuring a smooth ramp
Critically participating in design reviews, DFMEA, risk and failure analysis.
Work with battery vendors to transfer design into production and release high yield, high reliability and best in production processes.
Engaging the global commodity manager to stay abreast of advancements in battery technology & processes to make recommendations for next generation product development.
Maintaining updates to the costs for assigned product/Scouting the market and support development of technology roadmaps
Executing and support phase in â€“ phase Out (PIPO) planning related to new product introduction or improvement projects (quality, features, cost, etc).
Teaming up with Supplier Quality on APQP
Supporting price negotiations with fact-based information and opportunities to drive short and/or long term product cost reduction improvement
In-depth knowledge of battery operation and performance, safety, failure modes and assembly processes for Class III medical devices
Ability to analyze data for design, assembly & performance improvements
Understanding critical elements of PCBAs used in battery control circuits
Ensuring adequate test requirements and processes are designed and validated to achieve high manufacturing reliability yields
Analytical skills to problem solve battery issues in design and production lifecycle stages.
You are a part of:
A procurement expert is a strong representative for the procurement engineering function in new product introduction projects, sustaining engineering, supplier performance challenges, cost savings projects, value engineering workshops and Design For Excellence (DFX) programs. An authority on driving quality and cost that directly impacts the bottom line of the business
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience:
BSEE/MSEE preferred or comparable engineering discipline with 5 yearsâ€™ experience
Experience in a high volume assembly-type industry in supply chain related functions (i.e. component manufacturers). Healthcare industry preferred
Experienced in driving cost down projects, value engineering and new product introductions
Knowledge and past experience with APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning), a plus
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