Supplier Development Engineer
Purchasing & Sourcing
EMEA Supplier Development Engineer is expected to have had its first operational experience in a manufacturing environment and has acquited a good knowledge of manufacturing excellence tools and techniques, with sufficient knowledge in Quality and material flow.
She/He reports to the Supplier Development Manager (or Director).
The EMEA Supplier Development Manager will be responsible
Participate Pre-diagnostic meeting to evaluate together with the team opportunities for improvement.
Participate in screening meeting, to define 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 prioritties for the different improvement areas
Define together with Electrolux management and suppliers KPI and targets.
Support the customized Supplier lean program and team implementation.
Screening of the different supplier processes / areas and define action plan for each area.
Define with the team the workshop AGENDA and Timing.
Evaluate together with the team if support functions needed for special topics and ensure their participation.
Lead during the workshops defined topics.
Collaborate closely with the commodity manager during the project.
Create for the defined areas Action plan together with the supplier including targets, Timing and responsibilities for each action.
Follow up Action Plan established between Electrolux and Supplier together with project leader regularly.
Verify regularly data consistency.
Ensure timing agreed in the action plan.
Escalate blockings in case needed to the team leader.
Take part in monthly reporting about actions, progress and KPI status.
Report the status for the responsible areas.
Establish professional work situation with suppliers and relevant stakeholders.
Support the team in all actions.
Support the team for automatization of processes where it brings a benefit, in terms of efficiency, cost and quality.