Sourcing and Manufacturing Process Engineer

Skullcandy, Inc.

Multiple Locations

0 year(s)

Job Description
• Park City, UT, USA• Full Time Comprehensive Benefits Package Offering Email Me Similar Jobs Email Me This Job PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: • Work closely with the Director of Sourcing to create and execute sourcing and commodity strategies for the organization. • Evaluate design concepts for manufacturability and assist suppliers to design the most effective production lines that are based on best practices for quality and efficiency. • Work with the Product Development and manufacturing partners to implement Lean manufacturing techniques. • Develop and implement manufacturing strategies and design rules for future product programs • Lead Manufacturing partners to develop and maintain company manufacturing process, procedure documentation and training materials to identify and implement process & procedure improvements. • Support continuous improvement and lean practices internally and externally • Supplier and Supply Market Analysis - to conduct detailed supplier and supply market analysis looking at currency shifts and fluctuations, productivity rates, geopolitical stability, labor stability and costs, etc. • Cost Modeling - to construct detailed cost models/purchase price analysis of products and services, typically this will require supplier visits and detailed BOM analysis to create a complete understanding of the cost structure of suppliers. • Strategic Analysis - to conduct project analysis that turns the information gathered into insightful, well-structured sourcing options and opportunities. • Sourcing seek out potential suppliers; execute strategic sourcing process by creating and executing RFIs, RFPs, and RFQs for new and existing suppliers. • Supplier Qualification support supplier qualification team in auditing and qualification process.  • Contract Management - to prepare, negotiate and implement appropriate forms of contract and pricing commitments with suppliers. • Supplier Performance Management - to ensure that supplier/Skullcandy relationships and processes are properly established, communicated and managed.  Monitor, report, manage and continuously improve supplier performance. • Work with Quality, Product, and Vendors to identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives to reduce quality defects, late deliveries, and improve product value. • Lead S&OP reporting activities for Sourcing; become the data quality gate keeper that identifies discrepancies/gaps and works with the necessary sources to monitor and cleanse the data • Represent Sourcing in cross-functional projects/initiatives. • Drive continue process improvement in Sourcing. • Remain current with industry best practices and macro trends for the Sourcing group.EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelors or Master's degree in Business, Supply Chain, or Engineering • Experience with Lean manufacturing • 5+ years of direct sourcing experience, with preference given to Asian Pacific sourcing experience. Travel: • Must be willing to travel for 4-6 times annually for periods up to 2 weeks each time. • Must be able to travel domestically and internationally  Skullcandy