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Procurement Specialist - Electronic Components

Lynnwood, WA 98046-9727

Posted: 06/30/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Core Technologies - FTE Job Number: 27522

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Position Title: Procurement Specialist - Electronic Components
Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting direct hire opportunity for a Procurement Specialist of Electronic Components with our client located in Lynnwood, WA.  This position can sit in Lynnwood, WA or our client's Burbank, CA facility.  
Job Description: 
  • The Procurement Specialist is a key interface to suppliers within the electronic component commodity, including supporting contract negotiation, sourcing strategy support and implementation, supplier selection and linkage.  
  • Work with the Commodity Manager growing long term strategic relationships with key suppliers.   
  • Previous experience with Electronic Components in this capacity is required. 
  • Nurture and manage relationships with key suppliers, managing different cost reduction and productivity projects, and new program sourcing requirements
  • Support efforts to establish cost effective, long term solutions with key suppliers to optimize total acquisition cost of materials and ensure availability of required materials
  • Support new product development as an integral development team member to assure the best supply solution is leveraged for the life of program in alignment with the established sourcing strategy
  • Assure recurring cost targets are achieved for purchased and subcontracted content
  • Support cost reduction initiatives as an integral team member with responsibility to identify and drive execution of the best supply solution
  • Liaise with the site procurement organization to assure the supply strategies identified as part of new product development and legacy production are executed in accordance with the plans
  • Monitor and report through visual metrics performance to the cost, lead time, and quality targets
  • Utilize objective supplier performance data to drive continuous improvement in supplier base performance, including feedback to suppliers for the programs and the proactive resolution of issues with suppliers
  • Develop and negotiate long term Agreements, Blanket PO’s and Stocking Agreements for the programs in support of product line production plans
  • Function as commodity expert focal point for the client, including being a responsive, effective commodity team member
  • Communicate and coordinate with New Product Introduction Teams, Engineers, and outsourcing teams to drive action plans toward achieving program deliverables
  • Provide prompt resolution of commodity issues raised from the product lines and manufacturing support shops
  • Participate in development and maintenance of Strategic Sourcing Commodity Plan
  • Any other task assigned by supervisor or management

Job Qualifications:
  • Three (3) + years of experience in Sourcing / Procurement, Subcontracts Management or other supply chain role with proven results and a BA or BS degree in any discipline.  Or, One (1) + year(s) of experience in Sourcing / Procurement, Subcontracts Management and a BA or BS degree in Supply Chain Management.
  • Previous experience interfacing with suppliers within the electronic component commodity arena, including supporting contract negotiation, sourcing strategy support and implementation, supplier selection and linkage is required.
  • Solid understanding of sourcing strategy development and purchasing
  • Understanding of aerospace electronic s specifications and comparisons
  • Broad knowledge of electronics industry practices and innovations related to delivery performance and cost and lead time reduction
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, negotiate and administer long term agreements
  • Proven ability to develop and execute action plans and communicate /coordinate cross functionally with Engineering, Program Management, Manufacturing Operations and Suppliers to achieve company goals
  • Ability to understand complex customer flow down requirements and work with suppliers to make sure those requirements are met
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively as part of a wider Aerospace team
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Supply Chain or equivalent experience.
  • Master’s Degree is a plus.
  • Professional certification (APICS, CPM, CPSM) is desired

Job Details:
  • Job Type-Direct hire
  • Location:  Lynnwood, WA or Burbank, CA (WFH 2 days a week - not 100% remote)
  • Salary Range: $94,993 to $118,684
  • An offer of employment is contingent on successfully passing a drug test and background check, and applicants who do not successfully pass both the drug test and background check will not be considered for employment.
  •  ITAR obligations are associated with this role, U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, or protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a) (1), (3) is required.
  About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

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