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Senior Sourcing Engineer

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Senior Sourcing Engineer


Louisville, Colorado, United States

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6 days ago

**Senior Sourcing Engineer**

**Careers that Change Lives**

Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career.

This position has the authority and responsibility to be the primary integration point linking Strategic Sourcing with Research Development and New Product Introduction (NPI) project teams. Technical Sourcing will lead the identification of Suppliers and reduction of overall supply risk and drive the adoption of capable technologies sources in product development resulting in predictable supply competitiveness through full product launch.

**Day in the life:**

Lead supplier evaluation, selection, development, qualification, and product launch ramp-up aligned

with commodity and development strategies. Accountable for completing source selection with

commodity teams in alignment with commodity strategies preferred supplier segmentation.

Provide front line negotiation with knowledge of commodity strategies and an ability to influence

design/technology/source decisions. This will be done with a view of total cost of ownership.

Identify and communicate sourcing risks early in the development cycle to drive mitigating designs

and or focused supplier development.

Closely partner with RD to identify potential new sources in Technologies to support growth

business objectives and technology roadmap advancement

Document manage overall project sourcing strategies.

Track and manage improvements in procured component supply risk, quality, material cost, and

response / lead time for the full device procured bill of material.

Report out at each progressive development stage gate.

Manage material demands and sourcing within NPD.

Manage and coordinate all sourcing project deliverables in support of product development.

Lead Supplier DRM efforts for NPD projects by becoming an expert in Supplier products and

processes. Work with RD and Supplier Quality to ensure Critical to Quality product requirements

are addressed.

Develop the value stream and assist with the transfer to sustaining.

Provide post launch support as needed.

Travel required up to 25%.

Provides technical engineering expertise and leadership to the Supply Management organization and

suppliers, serving as the technical liaison between Medtronic design requirements and suppliers'

technical capability to assure that robust margins are achieved and maintained.

**Must Have: Minimum Qualifications**

- Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related technical field

- 4+ years of relevant experience with Bachelors Degree OR 2+ years of relevant experience with an Advanced Degree

**Nice to Have**

Must have project management skills

Must have communication, leadership, interpersonal and team building skills

Influence skills to achieve results across a matrix organization

Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize changes while consistently meeting customer


Broad technical knowledge / background

Negotiation skills

Lean Sigma experience a plus

Experience in medical device or regulated industry a plus.

**About Medtronic**

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.

We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

**Physical Job Requirements**

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.

The physical demands described within the Day in the Life section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Posted: 2020-09-15 Expires: 2020-10-19
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