Contract position: A Procurement Engineer is needed for a leader in electronics, healthcare, and lighting in the Gainesville, FL area. This position is responsible for material procurement plans, tracking and execution as well as leading cross-functional teams from concept to product release and installed-base support. No per diem available. Less than 10% international travel is anticipated. 1st shift: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.Responsibilities for the Procurement Manager
Requirements for the Procurement Manager
- Support and Guide Procurement Engineering in the Site / Development Center. Achieve product cost reduction through value engineering/DfX and supply chain optimization in the Site / Development Center.
- Execute requirements for supply strategy for in/outsourcing and components. Ensure early supplier involvement in the Product Design Process.
- Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a similar technical field. Must have at least 2 years of project management experience leading cross-functional product development projects.
- Experience working in either operations, engineering, purchasing, quality, sales, etc. Deep understanding of R&D product development preferred.
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