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Electrical Procurement Engineer

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Company: Philips
Contract: PERM
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States


Job Title

Electrical Procurement Engineer

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Support critical new product development and sustaining programs related to electronic components including printed circuit assemblies, touch panels, displays, power supplies and cable harnesses. 

You are responsible for

  • Providing technical oversight to suppliers and internal customers for project-related activities in the electrical commodity space for new and sustaining products.
  • Representing procurement engineering in new product development to ensure early supplier involvement, supplier process set-up and development, cost targeting and tracking, and improving total cost of ownership.
  • Teaming with Supplier Quality in supplier qualification and validation activities.
  • Product life cycle management with regard to supplier capacity management, component obsolescence, product end of life, for electronic commodities.
  • Driving the Supplier Selection Process and requests for quotations along with the Commodity Teams.
  • Identifying and executing cost savings opportunities in new product introductions and sustaining programs in partnership with R&D, Marketing, Quality and Supply Chain Management.
  • Participating in Design for Excellence (DfX) initiatives for the assigned business unit.
  • Providing should-cost assessments for components and products.
  • Aligning business needs with competitive landscape and technology roadmaps in the electrical commodity space.
  • Providing input for make or buy analysis.
  • Supporting the in/outsourcing process (e.g. knowledge transfer, supplier ramp-up).
  • Providing recommendations to the Commodity Teams regarding the supply base characteristics based on business

    Requirements.

  • Ordering tools and samples related to new product development.
  • Executing and supporting phase in – phase Out (PIPO) planning related to new product introduction.
  • Acting as Supplier Account Manager if assigned, and under the delegated responsibility of the relevant commodity team.
  • Identifying opportunities in the new product design process through target costing, and managing cost drivers and data sources to improve the design decision-making.
  • Supporting price negotiations with fact-based information and opportunities to drive short and/or long-term product cost reduction improvement.
  • Analyzing cost trends, develop and review cost forecasts, and track component cost savings.

You are a part of

The Sleep & Respiratory Care Procurement Engineering team supporting the Ventilation and Airway Clearance Business Unit.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • 4-year technical degree required; Equivalent 5+ years of experience may be considered, Master of Science / MBA Preferred
  • High level of proficiency in electronics discipline. 
    • Specific areas of expertise include: Quote analysis, in-process electrical testing, process validation (IQ/OQ/PQ), DFM / DFMEA / PFMEA, ability to read blueprints/schematics, familiar with GD&T, Supply Chain Management
  • Familiarity with assembly processes in the electronics field.
  • Experienced in researching new industry technologies, to deliver improved product solutions and reducing costs.
  • Experience running medium-sized projects involving electronic assembly, including purchased materials, managing timelines, suppliers, internal developments, within a larger new product commercialization program.
  • Multi-national experience, managing suppliers and interacting with internal teams (Designers, Engineers, Quality & Regulatory, Supplier Quality, and Purchasing) across long or complex global environments.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

 

 

 

 





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