Sr New Product Sourcing Specialist
Company: Generac Power Systems
Posted on: May 13, 2022
At Generac, Our People help make the world safer, brighter and
more productive. -United by our Values, people with diverse
backgrounds and points of view work together to ensure our global
customers have peace of mind.
We are a team of builders and doers who share a passion for
innovation and a desire to outpace others. -As an inclusive
workplace, we empower our employees to embrace diversity in all
forms, celebrate our differences, and treat everyone with equity
and respect. -At Generac, our success is powered by Our People.
Generac has not only seen success as a company but we have
compassion for communities where we live and work. We are the #1
company in storm response, throughout the company's history, we
have remained passionate about helping those in need, both in our
day-to-day roles and in our efforts to give back. This commitment
is our responsibility, pride and passion
The Sr New Product Introduction (NPI) Specialist is responsible for
project management with regards to the new product materials (RFQ,
Tooling, PPAP, and Transfer) for the NPI products. -Additionally,
this position partners with members of the Strategic Global
Sourcing team and participates in cross-functional collaboration
regularly. -This role also works on sustaining end of life product
changes that may have an impact on material product costs. Duties
also include interfacing with Engineering, Quality, Operations and
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Participate in product platform value chain by ensuring program
deliverables are met by timely delivery of material.
Update and maintain the Costed Bill of Material (CBOM) for each
specific NPI project including Supplier lead times for tooling.
Manage individual part release status, while working with
engineering to manage the releases associated with on-going changes
(BSS data load).
Work with production buyers to transfer material purchasing
responsibility once the new parts have obtained approved PPAP
Manage NPI related ECO's and sustaining ECO's that affect new part
changes related to the 3-year product plan.
Manage the PPAP orders for new parts of sustaining or end of life
new parts from the order inception, quality inspection review and
Analyze quotations from different suppliers, utilizing the (TCO)
total cost of ownership tools and should cost of the parts,
Manage tactical purchasing activities such as expediting material,
PG orders, past due PO's, open PO's, PO confirmations,
Receiving/Purchasing related issues, IFM -Accounting/Purchasing
related issues, etc.
Update and maintain standard costs within SAP
Facilitate technical design reviews with suppliers, in order to
confirm functionality of the part / component and
Negotiate with suppliers as to the cost of parts and tooling, and
Manage suppliers On Time Delivery (OTD) performance during
prototype / development phases (Gate 1 to Gate 4).
Support Commodity Management with the sourcing of new suppliers for
new or existing products.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
5 years of global purchasing/sourcing experience
3 years' experience working with SAP, Windchill or equivalent
Experience within a Supply Chain Function
Experience working in the development cycle of new products
Experience with engineering change processes
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel, PowerPoint,
Strong communication, organization, and interpersonal skills
Excellent project management skills
Solid quantitative and problem-solving skills with the ability to
analyze, think and communicate with well-supported data
Ability to manage shifting deadlines and priorities in a fast-paced
Physical Demands: - While performing the duties of this job, the
employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to
manipulate objects or controls. -The employee is regularly required
to stand and walk. -On occasion the incumbent may be required to
stoop, bend, or reach above the shoulders. -The employee must
occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job
are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work
requiring periods of sitting; close vision and ability to adjust
focus. Up to 10% travel and a valid Driver's License required.
Great Reasons to work for Generac:
Competitive Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401k and many
State-of-the-art facility with an onsite gym, walking trails,
caf--, free parking and many employee activities
Scheduled events throughout the year that allow our employees, both
current and retirees, to gather together and enjoy their time with
their families and co-workers
Enjoy summer hours (Memorial Day - Labor Day)
Pride! When a storm strikes, Generac employees always rise to the
occasion. Each time a storm hits many employees volunteer their
time with the customer support team or on the production line while
others go right into storm-affected areas to repair generators
We believe in having fun. From minor celebrations to major events,
our employees balance their work by building a strong culture of
teamwork and collaboration through a variety of occasions,
including our Fun Days.
Every day is Jeans Day! Dress for your day.
Product loan and discount programs
"We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected
veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."
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