Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

Procurement Cost Engineering Specialist

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024
The Procurement Cost Engineering Specialist will play a pivotal role in driving Sourcing Strategies into the New Product Development early in the design phase in collaboration with multi-functional teams to achieve outcomes that align with the overall objectives, Competitiveness and Speed. You will create Cost-Reduction-Opportunities in the products in Mass-Production, work with Sustaining and Engineering teams for their validations, and coordinate all activities for their implementation.

This role will:

  • Perform Long-Lead-Time (LLT) analysis of the Bill-of-Material (BOM), early in the Design-Phase of New Product Development.
  • Identify and manage Single-Source and Sole-Source Components in the BOM under development.
  • Create and maintain approved component and vendor lists in collaboration with Category Managers and Product Engineering.
  • Perform Risk-Buy analysis for components to avoid delays in Product Launch.
  • Identify second source components for components in the BOM
  • Collaborate with Category Managers to develop sourcing strategies and drive implementation in new product developments
  • Drive design-to-cost with product design Engineering in choosing most economical components through Techno-Commercial benchmarking
  • Works with Design Engineering to ensure On-Time documentation and release of the component to ensure On-Time release of the Po's.
  • Participates in weekly Program Execution Team (PET) meetings to update actions from Procurement & Supply-Chain perspectives and coordinate support from other cross-functions.
  • Create and drive Cost-Reduction-Opportunities from products in Mass-Production

What will our ideal candidate bring to Fluence?

  • The preferred candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with 8+ years of experience or a Master’s degree with 6+ years of experience, preferably in Electrical / Electronics Engineering.
  • Strong Fundamentals in Electrical / Electronics Engineering is required to understand all requirements from the Design team.
  • Ability to resolve Critical Technical problems, effectively and efficiently, by coordinating Technical conversations between suppliers and design experts required.
  • Exposure in BESS Industry would be a plus.
  • Experience in working with strategic suppliers to bring in new technologies into products.
  • Flexibility in working in domestic and international teams with diversified functions in different time-zones required.
  • Strong technical, analytic and oral/written communication skills required.