Cost Reduction Engineer Overture Networks
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Overture Networks is seeking an experienced and detail oriented Cost Reduction Engineer to support the cost reduction goals. Successful candidates will be natural self-starters who have prior experience in sourcing of engineering components and cost reduction. This individual will work closely with Operations, Finance and Engineering teams and will have the ability to drive targeted cost reduction goals with minimal supervision. This individual needs to be comfortable interfacing and driving various functional teams and individuals at all levels of the organization along with technical and non-technical suppliers in order to be successful.
? Work with component vendors, contract manufacturers, procurement and engineering to reduce product cost.
? Aggregate component volumes by vendors and obtain lowest pricing on a quarterly basis.
? Negotiate best pricing with PCB vendors, sheet metal vendors and contract manufacturers.
? Work with procurement on alternative or direct sourcing of components
? Identify key cost improvement initiatives for the year and drive towards the targets
? Work with the Engineering team to value new product designs, source critical components, handle component changes and suggest alternate components
? Review new product designs and evaluate / suggest components for cost, volume aggregation and availability
? Assist in the suppliers selection for all projects
? Monitor key suppliers cost performance
? Work with suppliers and provide projections to confirm that they can meet demand
? Ensuring timeliness of changes to minimize obsolescence of deleted parts
? Bachelor's degree in Electrical/ Industrial/ Process Engineering
? 5+ years of experience in sourcing and cost reduction
? Experience leading and interacting with cross-functional teams
? Experience working with vendors on cost reduction initiatives
? Ability to travel up to 25%
? Work independently in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
? Proven ability to effectively manage, influence, negotiate, and communicate with external business partners and internal teams to meet organizational capacity needs
? Operations Management/ Fulfillment/Distribution Center experience preferred
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Morrisville, NC 27560
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