Sourcing Engineer

State-of-the-art technologies, world-class customers, Epec Spirit, great and helpful colleagues, an easygoing and supportive atmosphere, a development friendly organization, Ponsse Group colleagues… Among other things this is what you will get when working at Epec! 

Our company is looking for a technically oriented Sourcing Engineer who will be responsible for specified sourcing categories. You will be a part of our Supply Chain team which assures a high-quality, accurate and cost-efficient Supply chain. You will participate in the development of future technology in the area of control systems, electromobility and autonomous vehicles where the successful component and service procurement is in an essential role.

In this position you will identify new suppliers, conduct bidding processes and evaluate suppliers’ offering to make the best supplier and component selections in terms of Epec’s continuous and cost competitive growth. Preparing RFQ’s, supplier offering comparison, contract preparation and contract negotiations are essential parts of this job. You are responsible for the specific sourcing category which you lead by analysing supply spend and metrics and by close and co-creation-oriented collaboration with our valued suppliers. You shall work closely with several internal stakeholders, such as design engineers, project management, product management, production, finance and product development. Tasks shall also include purchasing activities and participation in supplier validation audits.

We expect you to have an applicable education and several years of experience in similar tasks, preferably with electronic and/or electric component sourcing in a manufacturing environment. We value an analytical, proactive and target-oriented way of working with a solid track record of successful category management and supply chain management. You should be familiar with technical drawings and have financial understanding of common cost structure and TOC (total cost of ownership). We appreciate flexibility, ability to handle multiple tasks and an attitude toward continuous improvement. The ability to negotiate and communicate in both English and in Finnish is essential for this position. Ability to travel occasionally is also important.

We are more than happy to welcome you – a good-spirited, enthusiastic co-worker with excellent teamwork skills – to our team at Epec! Preferably you would be situated in Seinäjoki, however, Tampere may also be an option.

Further information about Epec Oy:
Applications including salary request before 1.9.2019:
Inquiries about the position from Eeva Koskela (Director, Supply Chain) phone 040 635 3827

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