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Sourcing Engineer

Company: Lincoln Industries
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARY: Lincoln Industries is the largest most diverse privately-held metal finishing company in North America. We develop technical solutions that move our customers forward by bringing their visions to life. As part of supporting our growth strategy, we have needs for talented individuals to help support our global supply base capabilities with our Strategic Sourcing Team in Lincoln, NE. WAGE TYPE: Salaried ExemptFLSA Exemption: Administrative Exemption ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSBILITIES: As part of the Lincoln Industries' Strategic Sourcing Team, candidates perform the following to support our growth strategy:

  • Support company growth by quoting projects with current strategic suppliers.
    • Analyze supplier quotes based on multiple factors and provide recommendations to internal customers.
      • Develop relationships with strategic suppliers via email, phone calls and on-site visits.
        • Drive costs savings by identifying better manufacturing methods, economies of scale and supply-chain optimization
          • Become the voice of the suppliers to internal customers discussing both technical and general topics.
            • Lead teams to address supplier challenges that are outside of day-to-day items.
              • Assist cross-functional teams on project implementation as the key contact for suppliers. ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE: - Reports to: Director of Sourcing QUALIFICATIONS: We are looking for strong candidates with the following credentials. Experience may be substituted for educational requirements as outlined below: Education and/or Experience:Preferred:
                • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, supply chain management or equivalent experience.
                • Engineering or procurement experience in manufacturing environments.
                • Ability to read prints and CAD files for a variety of manufacturing methods.
                • Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing experience Communication Skills:
                  • Comfortable negotiating with suppliers.
                  • Ability to effectively communicate requirements and details.
                  • Ability to work both autonomously and in a team environment.
                  • Ability to be both assertive and fair when working with suppliers. TRAVEL:
                    • Up to 20%, domestic and international travel as-needed.

Keywords: Lincoln Industries, Lincoln , Sourcing Engineer, Engineering , Lincoln, Nebraska

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