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Sourcing Engineer - Indirect

Description

To source indirect materials (Machinery) as well as managing supplier overall performance. Drive periodic cost reduction program & supplier performance improvement in meeting company goals & objectives

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Drive materials sourcing at competitive price both locally and at Low Cost Country (LCC) in line with principled entrepreneurship behavior 
  • Liaise with internal purchasing team, production, engineers & suppliers on the detailed requirement and spec/ quality compliance 
  • Generate substantial cost saving via negotiation with the incumbent suppliers and source switching 
  • Analyze buying patterns, products and suppliers. Drive consolidation and manage spent 
  • Conduct cost and market analysis to benchmark current and potential suppliers 
  • Analyze industry trend and evolving technology to proactively identify supply issue in minimizing risk, ensuring continuous supplies and exploring emerging opportunities 
  • Drive and manage suppliers' overall performance, conduct periodic performance review with vendors 
  • Collaborate with Global Category Manager in cost saving program & material globalization/ standardization initiatives 
  • Participate in establishing short and long term sourcing plans in line with strategic business goals of the company 
  • Source & audit suppliers physically with Technical Team and related department before qualifying the selected suppliers as AVL 
  • Prepare weekly & monthly reports for management 
  • Comply to purchasing procedures, SOX, ISO procedures and other requirements from time to time 
  • Support company's initiatives on CSR, TQM, Six Sigma, Kaizen/ Lean, etc 
  • Collaborate with Division Category Management and Global Category Management team on sourcing activities domestically and internationally
  • Responsible to obtain all required documentation and approvals necessary to fulfill the new vendor set-up process

The Experience You Will Bring

Requirements:

  • Diploma/ Degree in the related discipline 
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in technical sourcing 
  • Have enough experience to understand the detailed costing including familiarity of supplier engineering processes, i.e., design, fabrication, machining & all others related to the fabrication of the Die/Mold/Automation parts or equipment required 
  • Able to read technical drawing 
  • Knowledge of relevant industries associated with supply base 
  • Able to work under pressure 
  • Good team player 
  • Self Motivated 
  • Able to converse in English & Korean language (both writing & speaking) 
  • Able to work independently and effectively in a cross functional environment both internally and globally in Molex 
  • Good negotiation and influencing skills 
  • Strategic and flexible mindset with an analytical and result oriented thinking 
  • Good learning attitudes, and positive character

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Diploma/ Degree in Engineering 
  • Additional certificate in purchasing or material management 
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the same processes as assigned 
  • Possess SAP knowledge, Strong knowledge in MS Office

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