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Procurement Engineer

Date: Jan 9, 2019

Location: Chongqing, CN

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

Coordinates sourcing and purchasing efforts in order for divisional objectives to be achieved. Works closely with team to identify and implement the sourcing strategy within sourcing and purchasing teams.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Establishes new supplier relationships that meet production purchasing and sourcing strategies
  2. Maintains the early supplier involvement process
  3. Processes request for quote (RFQ), analyzes cost model, provides cost comparison and recommendations
  4. Builds a service-oriented process with suppliers and customers
  5. Develops a procurement strategy for new product development projects  and procures 1st article and prototype components
  6. Shortens product introduction cycle through managed involvement of selected suppliers
  7. Drives product development timelines to ensure calendar deliverables and dates are met
  8. Ensures the demand planning for products meet volume forecasts
  9. Maintains purchasing policy and procedure compliance
  10. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Understanding of key product development processes within a large manufacturing organization
  • Ability to effectively work with all levels of management
  • High level understanding of low and high volume, continuous process manufacturing?
  • Technical knowledge of products and components
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and multitask
  • Thorough understanding of and ability to facilitate the logistics pipeline
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Understanding of Project Management techniques and systems
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of three years of experience in product engineering, sourcing, procurement or supply chain

Physical & Environmental Requirements

Domestic and/or International travel as required up to 30%

 

 

Allmand™, a subsidiary of Briggs & Stratton Corporation, is a manufacturer of portable jobsite equipment focused on providing customers with safe, reliable, and high-quality products. Located in Holdrege, Nebraska, Allmand brings portable light towers, mobile industrial heaters, flashing arrow boards, portable light stands, portable air compressors and mobile generators for the global construction,mining, oil & gas, and rental markets. Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents.

Briggs & Stratton Corporation is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.


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