Are you interestedin the growing field of Electrification? This is your chance to be part of an exciting and fast paced opportunity in new product development. We are looking for a high energy, high potential individual to join our sourcing team and make an impact on the future of our business. This role will lead sourcing activities withinassigned project teams through collaborative work with Engineering and Suppliers to achieveinnovative and cost effective solutions.
Plans, monitors, and achieves new product development goals set forth by the supply chain management team. Supports new product development as it relates to purchasing activities for systems and parts ranging from supplier selection, cost modeling and project management. Tracks and effectively communicates timelines associated with any issues that arise during the new product development process they are managing.
Develops and executes supply chain project plans for new product development projects
Solves complex problems and identifies innovative solutions related to supplier issues and purchased components
Assesses supplier related risk and proactively manages risk and escalates when necessary
Works closely with sourcing, procurement and NPD project teams to ensure alignment and execution of sourcing activities that support sustainable results
Negotiates with suppliers and internal stakeholders to impact positive outcomes
Performs other duties as assigned
Proven track record in new product development purchasing techniques of early supplier integration, competitive quoting, cost reduction, risk management, sourcing decisions, capacity planning, critical supplier identification, negotiating commercial agreements, should costing/target costing
Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to successfully interact with and motivate a diverse group of people
Strong leadership skills with the ability to drive and deliver results
Excellent problem solving, analytical and critical thinking skills
Highly collaborative and able to work effectively in a team-oriented environment
Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location
Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in new product development and/or supply chain
Ability to travel, likely up to 15%
Briggs & Stratton, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, provides innovative products and diverse power solutions to help people get work done. Briggs & Stratton is the world's largest producer of engines for outdoor power equipment, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lithium-ion battery, standby generator, energy storage system, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton, Vanguard, Ferris, Simplicity, Snapper, Billy Goat, Allmand, SimpliPhi, Branco and Victa brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in more than 100 countries on six continents.
Briggs & Stratton is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.