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New Product Sourcing Engineer

at Stanley Black & Decker

Posted: 1/13/2020
Job Reference #: 842763

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New Product Sourcing Engineer

US - Global GSM


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Job Description
The Stanley Black & Decker Global Supply Management (GSM) 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.


The Stanley Black & Decker GSM Group has an opportunity for a New Product Sourcing Engineer, which will be based in Houston, TX. 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.  Team Leads will also provide leadership in the form of supporting multiple team members through training, mentoring and job coaching.

  • Provide New Product Sourcing Engineer Leadership to Team Members and support multiple team members through training, mentoring and coaching
  • Provide overall Sourcing Leadership for New Product Projects 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 an eRFQ system to receive quotes. Also responsible for leveraging new business awards with 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
  • Bachelor’s degree in technical area, preferably electrical or mechanical engineering, or supply chain management
  • 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.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 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
About Stanley Black & Decker
Joining the Stanley Black & Decker (SBD) team means joining one of the world's largest, fastest-growing, and most dynamic companies. SBD, a Fortune 500 company is a world-leading provider of tools and storage, commercial electronic security and engineered fastening systems, with unique growth platforms and a track record of sustained profitable growth. We have been globally recognized as one of the most innovative, sustainable, and rewarding companies in the world.
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.

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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.

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