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Sourcing Specialist - Global

Company: OTTO Engineering, Inc.
Location: Carpentersville
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Sourcing Specialist - Global
OTTO - designed, manufactured and precision tested, right here in the USA.
OTTO's opportunity:
Our Sourcing Specialist - Global will have general responsibility for off-shore sourcing of components and products for direct or OEM sales. Extensive interface with Sales, Marketing, Engineering and Quality on new product development required. In addition, this position will have assigned commodities and be responsible for production purchasing activities.
What you'll need to bring to the table:
Minimum 5 years related experience required
Bachelor's degree or equivalent
Ability to work independently, prioritize assignments, and achieve desired results in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Strong analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills
Experience with commercial as well as consumer electronics products preferred
Solid Microsoft Office/PC experience required , experience with Microsoft Project a plus
Pac-Rim sourcing experience and international travel required between 10-15%
Ability to influence and interface with all department levels
Engineering background or degree a plus
Exceptional organizational and time management skills
Technical ability to learn quickly and apply the knowledge towards new engineering concepts
Extensive project management experience
Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects at various stages of completion
Pleasant and helpful telephone manner
Detail and customer oriented
General knowledge of ISO 9000
C.P.M. preferred
OTTO's Benefits:
Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
401(k) with a company match
Tuition Assistance
Life Insurance Benefits
Competitive Pay
Profit Sharing Bonus
Paid Vacation and Holidays
Company Picnic
Holiday Party
AND numerous OTTO celebrations throughout the year!
OTTO Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran
OTTO Engineering does not accept unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters, agencies, or similar organizations; any submissions will not be honored.

Job Requirements:
Specifically, the - Sourcing Specialist - Global - will - :
Actively participates on cross functional project teams
Identify, evaluate and recommend sources of supply for new projects with emphasis on both cost and time-to-market requirements
Obtain quotations, prepare and place purchase orders for new tooling, components and samples
Monitor and report upon, as required, supplier progress pertaining to new projects
Expedite deliveries as necessary to meet prototype/pilot build schedules
Support Engineering and Sales in the development of new products through the development of current suppliers and the sourcing of new suppliers, with emphasis on Pac-Rim opportunities
Cultivate new product, process and technology improvements from existing and potential suppliers
Conduct supplier audits and provide constructive feedback
Maintain respective supplier quote documentation in business system and database
Participate in the Material Review Board (MRB) as needed - including developing and processing Discrepant Material Reports (DMRs) and assisting in part analysis
Assist with other related duties as required or assigned

Keywords: OTTO Engineering, Inc., Elgin , Sourcing Specialist - Global, Other , Carpentersville, Illinois

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