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Advanced Sourcing Engineer, Electronic Components

Company: Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.
Location: Towson
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Make A Difference For Those Who Make The World

It takes great people to achieve greatness. People with a sense of purpose and integrity. People with a relentless pursuit of excellence. People who care about making things better For Those Who Make The World. Sound like you? Join our top-notch team of 54,000+ professionals in 60 countries who are making their mark on some of the world's most beloved brands, including DEWALT, CRAFTSMAN, STANLEY, BLACK+DECKER, IRWIN, LENOX and more.

The Stanley Black & Decker Global Procurement & Strategic Sourcing (GPSS) team is our strategic sourcing organization focused on leveraging the company's scale to achieve the best possible price with the best possible quality, service and delivery among all categories of spend. In addition, the team maintains close alignment with the businesses to support overall strategies and drives to a best-in-class sourcing organization using Stanley Fulfillment System principles.

What You'll Do

At Stanley Black & Decker, Innovation and New Product Development is one the key strategic initiative to grow the business and the Advanced Sourcing role will play a vital part in delivering winning New Products in the market. The position will have responsibility for providing sourcing leadership for New Product Development in a cross functional team environment, which would include Supply Selection, Cost & Capital Management (TCO), Risk Assessment & Mitigation, Supplier Management throughout the Product Development and On-Going Process Improvements to speed Product Development. You'll get to:

  • Provide overall Sourcing Leadership for New Products that will be designed in-house and manufactured in one of our many global manufacturing plants
  • Work in a cross functional team environment, working with Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing, Marketing, Supply Chain, Sourcing Commodity Managers and Global Suppliers.
  • Will share a common goal of developing and introducing New Products, On Quality, On time and On Cost
  • Drive Supply Base Selection by ensuring consensus with Engineering, Manufacturing & Commodity Managers to meet the business needs
  • Assess Supplier's Capability with similar parts analysis or through demonstrated process controls on key manufacturing processes.
  • Develop Sourcing Plan that documents, Early Supplier Involvement, Supply Selection, Risk Mitigation Plans, Capacity Management and Supplier Ramp Up Plans and ensure the plan is executed.
  • Understand Engineering component specifications and how they translate into supplier capability requirements.
  • Conduct eRFQ's through eRFQ system to receive quotes. Also responsible for awarding business to Suppliers
  • Coordinate design reviews and lead communications with Engineering and Suppliers to assure that components meet design for manufacturability (DFM).
  • Utilize Stanley Fulfillment System (SFS) principles in New Product Development to reduce Working Capital Costs
  • Negotiate Component Cost, Tooling Costs, Minimum Order Quantity, Lead Times and Delivery Schedules with Suppliers
  • Perform deep dive quotation cost analysis to drive Total Cost Ownership principles
  • Responsible for Material Cost tracking and reporting throughout the Program
  • Validate supplier capacity & align critical component supply with program ramp schedules
  • Coordinate Purchase Order placement for capital tooling and components for sample builds and track tooling and components into the SBD Manufacturing plant
  • Assist engineering and supplier on component qualification through Supplier Quality Assessment and Part Inspection Reporting
  • Work with Manufacturing and Plant Sourcing to set up components in SAP (ERP system)
  • Assist transition from Advanced Sourcing planning to sustainable plant procurement planning hand off to GSM Management Team

Who You Are

You always strive to do a good jobbut wouldn't it be great if you could do your job and do a world of good? You care about quality - at every level. You love to learn and grow and be acknowledged for your valuable contributions. You're not intimidated by innovation. In fact, you embrace it. You also have:

  • Bachelor's degree in technical area, preferably electrical engineering
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Fully self-directed with leadership skills - drives for results
  • Ability to manage multiple projects across diverse commodities, suppliers, and business functions
  • Demonstrate excellent written and interpersonal communications skills.
  • Prior purchasing, manufacturing or product development experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Product Development (Milestone/Stage Gate) process and requirements for First Article Inspection Reporting (PPAP/SQA-015/FAI) for Supplier Quality Assessment preferred

What You'll Receive

You'll receive a competitive salary and a great benefits plan:

  • Medical, dental, life, vision, wellness program, disability, 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan, paid time off and tuition reimbursement.
  • Discounts on Stanley Black & Decker tools and other partner programs.

How You'll Feel

We want our company to be a place you'll want to be - and stay. Being part of our team means you'll get to:

  • Grow: Be part of our global company with 20+ brands to grow and develop your skills along multiple career paths.
  • Learn: Have access to a wealth of learning resources, including our Lean Academy, Coursera and online university.
  • Belong: Experience an awesome place to work, where we have mutual respect and a great appreciation for diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Give Back: Help us continue to make positive changes locally and globally through volunteerism, giving back and sustainable business practices.


All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status or any other protected characteristic.

Keywords: Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., Towson , Advanced Sourcing Engineer, Electronic Components, Other , Towson, Maryland

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