Sourcing Engineer

Location: Asia-Pacific - Singapore
BU/Function: Supply Chain
Seniority: Manager & Professionals
Job Code: 1414

Job Responsibilities

  • Identify suppliers that will be able to meet cost, delivery, quality and service needs of the Company\r\n
  • Support pricing requests for project quotations, recommendation / selection of suppliers to be used, attaining / negotiating pricing and contractually-securing such supply (MCUs, sensors, Drivers, switches ect…)\r\n
  • Conduct periodic supplier negotiations\r\n
  • Develop a commodity strategy that include the optimization (either reduction or expansion) of the supporting supply base and risk mitigation.\r\n
  • Continuous improvement in other non-price terms and conditions to increase supply owned / managed inventory, expanding payment terms, reducing minimum purchase order quantities, improving incoming quality (ppm) that would be beneficial to the Company\r\n
  • Serve as the Supplier Relationship Manager, supporting supplier issues that are escalated to him/her. Such support shall include shortage escalations or other supplier failures to perform.\r\n
  • Define, review and maintain the Preferred Supplier List (PSL) for assigned commodities. Overall focus on maintaining good supplier relationships and total cost of ownership to a minimum to achieve maximum advantage for the company\r\n
  • Monitor current commodity market conditions, technology roadmaps and identify supply/demand challenges. Develop, implement and communicate tactical and strategic commodity plans internally and to suppliers as appropriate.


  • 5 years and above of related experience\r\n
  • Demonstrates advanced functional, technical and people and/or process management skills as well as internal relationship skills\r\n
  • Diploma / Bachelor’s degree in a technical (Electronics engineering) areas of expertise and extensive knowledge of purchasing policies and practices\r\n
  • Demonstrated success in Sourcing / Procurement role with a manufacturing company / organization that purchase electronics components and system related commodities\r\n
  • Successfully work with legal support and suppliers to attain needed compromise for complex supply contracts\r\n
  • Self-starter and capable of being highly successful in working autonomously with multiple constituents (suppliers, project teams, management)\r\n
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve results in a fast-paced working environment