Senior Strategic Sourcing EngineerDiebold, Incorporated - North Canton, OH
Senior Strategic Sourcing Engineer
The Lean Supply Chain / Procurement Engineer position with Diebold Nixdorf is a project-based position focused on the deployment of lean within our supply base as well as supporting technology integration and supplier innovation activities of both domestic and international suppliers.
Primarily, this position will facilitate reduction of Diebold Nixdorf operating cost through analysis of category spend, supplier manufacturing operations, Supplier supply chain (all levels) and supplier margin.
Secondarily, this position will promote early supplier involvement and co-development in new product introduction; proactively seek new technologies and offer these technologies as solutions where appropriate; and participate to qualify and develop suppliers in accordance with the
global sourcing strategy
Independently performs all assignments with minimal instruction.
Collaborates with Sourcing/Category Managers and Cluster Leaders.
Leads cross-functional, global, internal (Diebold Nixdorf) and external (supplier) teams
Primary interfaces with the following organizations:
Global Category Managers and Cluster Leaders
Project Management Office – Direct Procurement
Project Procurement – New Product Introductions
Supply Chain, all domestic and international locations
Scope of work includes
Support of a specific set of commodity categories
All geographical areas of the world
Any necessary associated travel
Any necessary support of global meetings (outside of normal business hours)
All spend items in the categories supported
Consult in design, sourcing, and cost reduction aspects of assigned activities with the organizations listed above.
Represent Procurement on technical matters involving other organizations.
Achieve annual goals through (but not limited to) the following:
Supplier Onsite Lean Workshops
Supplier Cost Audits
Facilitation of Supplier Tech Changes
Diebold Nixdorf and competitor Product Teardowns
Estimation through continually improving cost modeling techniques
Participate in the development and maintenance of supplier certification, supplier development and supplier evaluation programs.
Research potential sources of supply for purchased products to ensure prices are globally competitive and sufficient production capacity is available within the supply chain.
Research potential new technologies.
Acts as a liaison between suppliers and the Diebold engineering community.
Develop and implement strategies to improve supplier productivity and quality, and ensure supply chain continuity.
Mentor and coach group associates in the planning, designing, and implementation of lean projects.
Facilitate workout sessions, value stream mapping sessions and activities to achieve project objectives
Engage and support Best Practices with project managers to ensure critical deployment dates are met
Coach business team members in the practical application of the Six Sigma tools
Identify opportunities to Lean and simplify processes for sustained productivity gains and customer impact which drive each solution to completion
Effectively work with teams that involve cross-functional members
Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Mechanical, Industrial, or Electrical Engineering is a plus.
Minimum seven years professional experience in procurement, engineering, supply chain or quality management, with hands on lean experience in a manufacturing facility.
With Mechanical Engineering degree, 3 years knowledge of and experience with 3D mechanical computer aided design tools such as Pro/Engineer or Siemens NX
With Electrical Engineering degree, 3 years knowledge of and experience with electrical computer aided design tools such as Mentor Graphics
Knowledge of and application of ASMEY14.5-1994 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing standards.
Training and certification through a Six Sigma accredited organization
Six Sigma and Project Management certifications are a plus
Knowledge of component design and cost drivers for assigned categories.
Experience with process trouble shooting and root cause and Failure Modes Effects Analysis (FMEA).
Experience with Design for Six Sigma/Design of experiments (DOE)
Proven track record of meeting and exceeding assigned goals and objectives
Ability to perform in a team environment
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Proficient in the use of personal computers with the ability to use Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel
Project Management Certification (PMP) or project management training preferred
Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
Work attitude that exhibits drive, assertiveness, judgment, decision making, dependability and ambitions
Strong facilitation and presentation skills, all levels of the organization
Experience building, empowering, and leading cross functional teams
Demonstrated ability to make independent decisions and manage conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment
Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.
United States-OH-North Canton
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For more than 150 years, Diebold, Incorporated, has brought together a combination of innovation, expertise and quality service to become a global leader in providing integrated self-service solutions, security systems and services. Headquartered in North Canton, Ohio, Diebold employs approximately 16,000 employees, with representation in more than 90 countries worldwide. In 2012, Diebold reported total revenues of U.S. $3 billion.
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