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Senior Engineer Supplier Development I
Ref No.: 18-05689
Location: Waterloo, Iowa
Start Date / End Date: 05/15/2018 to 05/14/2021
Job Title: Senior Engineer Supplier Development I
Duration: 3 years
Location: Waterloo, IA- 50613
Job Description:
Major Purpose:
  • Works on supply development projects to develop a supply chain capable of providing increased flexibility and responsiveness, improved utilization of assets, improved quality and reduction of overall cost.
  • Works with internal and external (supplier) leadership to manage and measure the business in order to reduce cost, improve margins and deliver quality products on time.
Major duties:
Description of the major duties performed in this job.
  • Performs and facilitates assessment of high level business processes with supplier executive leadership to identify where business needs and customer needs are not aligned and do not meet company performance expectations.
  • Supplier Development Tools utilized: Supplier Core Competency Analysis.
  • Maps and measures current supplier processes to collect and analyze baseline data and identify inefficiencies. Supplier Development tools utilized.
  • Performs facilitation activities at supplier sites to coach, teach and lead all supplier personnel to successfully execute and accomplish the deliverables defined in the process improvement charter.
  • Supplier Development Tools utilized: Six Sigma Initiative, Kiasan Process Blitz, Quick Response Manufacturing and Root Cause Analysis.
  • Leads larger multifaceted teams or sub groups from multiple facilities on a global basis. Supplier Development Tools utilized: Business Transfer Process.
  • Regularly communicates project updates and all improvements achieved by the supplier to enterprise and unit Supply Management leadership and personnel to maintain a positive and productive relationship between the supplier and the enterprise.
  • Develops Team Scorecard.
  • Conducts project review meetings with client enterprise, unit and supplier executive leadership upon project completion to document the supplier/enterprise new processes, improvements and cost savings to the enterprise and the supplier.
  • Generates Supplier Development That Works Project Reports.
  • Creates a process improvement charter identifying activities the supplier will execute to reduce costs, improve quality and deliver products to the enterprise on time.

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