Danaher Corporation Sr. Supplier Development Engineer, Electrical/Mechanical in Shanghai, China
Essential Job Responsibilities:
Evaluate and qualify suppliers based on selection criteria. Audit and perform supplier capability assessments as required during program design changes / development.
Support new supplier sourcing and selection
Establish, track, and trend key supplier performance metrics. Use data analytics to make recommendations on actions.
Identify, quantify, prioritize, and drive supplier improvement projects including supplier recommended design changes to internal engineering teams.
Review, approve, and release engineering change orders to suppliers.
Develop and execute qualification plans with engineering and manufacturing teams.
Drive Cepheid requirements at supplier, while representing supplier capabilities within Cepheid
Review, drive corrective actions, and approve supplier issues (Non-conforming material, corrective action requests, etc.).
Provide input and update internal supplier selection and qualification processes.
Requires a minimum of 5 years related experience with an Engineering Bachelor of Science degree preferably Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a technical competency in this area based on related experience.
Demonstrated technical and analytical ability with high degree of professional acumen.
Strong / Concise verbal and written communication skills.
Experienced and comfortable with executive level presentations (.ppt / “elevator pitches”).
Familiar with ISO and GMPMD requirements.
Demonstrated experience working directly with internal functional organizations and suppliers on a regular basis.
Demonstrated experience with high volume electrical/ mechanical manufacturing processes – automated processes, manual assembly, and functional tests. Experience with pFMEAs and Control plans, and technical quality assessment.
Demonstrated experience with production line setup/validation, equipment selection/qualification, manufacturing approaches for high/low volume/mix, and working with contract manufacturers.
Understanding of processing limitations and design characteristics.
Preferred Qualifications (optional):
Master’s degree (business or technical)
Must be willing and able to travel to supplier locations – primarily regionally located
Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Power Point, Agile, and SAP
Ability to read and interpret product Bill of Materials (BOM's)
Must be a self-starter and be able to operate independent of day to day supervision
Self-starter with the ability to adapt, critical thinking skills, and problem solve under pressure
Ability to work at Supplier sites and office environment.
Some travel domestically and internationally is required (25%)
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Operating Company: Cepheid