Supplier Development Engineer
Purchasing & Sourcing
Full Time
Olawa, Poland
2019-10-28

Would you like to try yourself in adventurous and independent role to drive for improvements by using your analytical and communication skills? Join us as Supplier Development Engineer!
The objective of the position is to drive and assist key suppliers in making long-lasting improvements in their performance in terms of quality, process efficiency and flexibility, organizational set-up. Europe Supplier Development Engineer is expected to have first operational experience in a manufacturing environment and good knowledge of manufacturing excellence tools and techniques, with sufficient knowledge of quality and material flow. The role reports to Supplier Development Manager.

Key Operational Responsibilities

- Participate pre-diagnostic and screening meetings to define suppliers’ areas for improvement
- Use supplier development tools like: Process mapping, Value Stream mapping, etc. to identify weak areas
- Check data availability and consistency
- Drive defined priorities for different improvement areas 
- Define suppliers’ KPI and targets together with Electrolux management 
- Support customized supplier lean programs and team implementation 
- Screen different supplier processes/areas and define action plans 
- Define with the team the workshops agendas and timings
- Evaluate together with the team needs of support functions and ensure their participation 
- Present defined topics at workshops
- Collaborate closely with Commodity Managers of different projects
- Create action plans together with the supplier (including: targets, timing and responsibilities)
- Follow up action plan established between Electrolux and Supplier regularly
- Verify regularly data consistency
- Ensure timing agreed in action plans
- Escalate blockings and take part in monthly reporting of actions, progress and KPI status
- Establish professional cooperation with suppliers and relevant stakeholders
- Support the team in automation in terms of efficiency, costs and quality

Requirements
• Technical degree in Industrial Engineering or similar field
• 3 years of relevant experience in Manufacturing, Engineering, Logistics or Quality
• Experience in Lean Manufacturing 
• Knowledge of: Value Stream mapping, OEE, 5S, SMED, Tooling construction, PPAP, D/P-FMEA methods
• Analytical and result-driven mindset 
• Communication skills and teamwork abilities
• Maturity to work with  supplier management
• Ability and willingness to travel
• Fluency of English

We offer
• International work environment, multicultural teams and great atmosphere
• Interesting job and challenging tasks
• Stability of employment and permanent work contract after trial period
• Opportunity to develop your career on local and global level 
• Attractive social benefits – private medical care, Multisport Card, life insurance, languages classes, home office possibility, discount for Electrolux products, local canteen and discount for lunches etc.

Apply now

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as candidates will be interviewed continuously. The position may be filled prior to the date described as 'Apply by'