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Sr. Procurement Engineer (WI)

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Date: Jul 14, 2017

Location: Schofield, WI, US, 54476

Company: Greenheck Group

General Summary:

The individual in this position is responsible for reducing product costs, maintaining product quality, and continuous product enhancements focused on quality, design, and value engineering issues. This individual will support all The Greenheck Group Business Units and must be adaptable to change, tasks of varying complexity and problem solving. 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a technical resource for Greenheck’s Purchasing, Manufacturing, and Engineering Departments.
  • Aids in the location, qualification and approval of new suppliers worldwide.
  • Utilizes Design for Excellence (DFX) tools during product development, redesigns and value engineering projects.
  • Communicates critical and significant attributes to suppliers in collaboration with Design Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering and Quality.
  • Specify, justify, design and procure new or upgraded tooling and equipment to achieve productivity, quality and cost reduction goals
  • Works with Greenheck suppliers to resolve quality deficiencies, develop material specifications and assure consistent quality in materials and products used in our manufacturing operations.
  • Works to assure integration between Engineering and Procurement on new products and changes in purchased component design.
  • Participate/Lead the design and specification efforts for machined and die cast hubs, blades, composite parts, motors, UL issues, guards, machinings, and other purchased components
  • Develop inspection plans and design gauging / tooling for internationally sourced components with critical quality attributes
  • Interpret and review part drawings for appropriate, realistic and accurate tolerances and dimensioning 
  • Analyzes quality trends (field problems, CARS, supplier quality, etc) and implements corrective action steps.
  • Work closely with overseas and domestic suppliers to ensure Quality standards are met and maintained.

Job Qualifications: 

Work requires a professional level of knowledge in a specialized field, which is equivalent to that which would be acquired by completing a regular four-year college program.

Minimum of 3+ years of work experience in a manufacturing environment is required.

  • Excellent communication and analytical skills are required  
  • Familiarity with Project Management and the Supplier Quality process is helpful
  • Experience with solid modeling software is preferred
  • Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing is preferred

Special Notation

The preceding statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people in this position.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills.

 


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