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Sourcing Operations Supervisor


Sourcing Operations Supervisor

La Vergne, TN
  • Responsibilities

    Designs and develops new or improved product and equipment systems design. Products are to be marketable and meet established performance specifications. Performs engineering support for the manufacture of products and equipment systems in production.

    • Performs product design and prepares electrical and mechanical CAD drawings and Bills of Material for industrial control systems to meet international, national and other standards, and specifications of customers, engineering, manufacturing or marketing. Performs analytical work as required; performs equipment evaluation or designs bench test work as required; and provides special instructions and manuals for products. Develops and validates PLC and HMI software.
    • On assigned jobs or projects, selects vendors and components suitable for inclusion in the product or job design considering quality level, performance, cost and availability. Obtain quotes for new components, and participates in preparing product and project cost estimates.
    • Provides engineering support to manufacturing and materials departments in regard to production hardware, tools, processes, production control and material problems, drawings, etc. as requested.
    • Conducts feasibility studies or pilot programs to determine company capability to build a product or a part to conform to required specifications. Prepares appropriate reports and recommendations.
    • Participates in or writes test procedures and designs test fixtures for products to meet specified test or inspection limits for the product or job specifications. Participates in solving production problems identified through testing.
    • Prepares technical reports on product performance capabilities and reliability. Participates in preparation of technical bulletins, instruction manuals, or reports.

    Required Skills Required Experience

    • B.S. degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.
    • Three years’ experience with electrical/control design engineering, including PLC programming.
    • Knowledge of drafting techniques and engineering terminology.
    • Ability to analyze complex specifications.
    • Ability to compute complex and highly statistical specifications.
    • Mechanical and electrical aptitude.
    • Inventor Mechanical and/or AutoCAD Electrical experience preferred.
    • NEC, UL and/or IEC/EN knowledge preferred.
  • Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
    • 5 years experience of print production and the procurement of printed and related products/services is preferred
    • Ability to work in high production fast paced environment
    • Skillful in managing challenges and developing solutions that achieve the desired outcome
    • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
    • Proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and familiarity with procurement software (SAP, Oracle)
    • Self Starter with the ability to think outside of the box
    • Previous supervision of subordinates to include employee performance monitoring and development
    • Ability to work in a team environment
    • Ability to provide training and develop subordinates to achieve their maximum potential
    • Must be a highly motivated individual with the ability to offer solutions as well as solicit feedback in a high production environment
    • Ability to handle conflict and issue resolution in a professional manner
  • Industry