Senior Engineer – Sourcing

Job Id: SOU_0003
Position: Senior Engineer
Designation: Senior Engineer
Department: Sourcing
Function: Sourcing (COTS)
Industry: Aerospace Manufacturing Automotive
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Location: Bangalore
Posted on: 01/04/2024

Education & Experience required:                                          

Qualification: Diploma/BE or B. Tech – Mechanical Engineering or Tool and Die Making.

Experience: Minimum 5 to 8 years of experience.

Knowledge & Skills:

  1. Working knowledge on Vendor identification, selection & development.
  2. Working knowledge on Sourcing strategies.
  3. Basic knowledge on product quotes & costing process.
  4. Working experience in executing NDA, Supplier pre-assessment & registration.
  5. Familiarized with Supplier assessments & audit process.
  6. Should have good communication and negotiation skills.
  7. Work experience in Aerospace Manufacturing Industry will be an added advantage.
  8. Self-motivated, curious, result & task oriented, must be able to work in team environment and handle multiple projects with aggressive timelines.
  9. Familiarize with MS office products like word, excel, Outlook, ppt.
  10. Basic knowledge on component obsolescence management.
  11. Basic knowledge on component counterfeit management.
  12. Basic knowledge on regulatory requirements like, RoHS, REACH & Conflict minerals.
  13. Basic knowledge on Quality systems like ISO 9001-2008, AS9100, AS9120.


  1. Ability to source & obtain competitive quotes for all type of COTS parts with aggressive timelines.
  2. Review of customer specifications & listing the components (BOM) & product requirements for new products.
  3. Sending, reviewing supplier quotes for new projects to ensure on time completion of product costing.
  4. Review of BOM, costing & negotiate the prices for bidding projects.
  5. Conduct supplier meets & visits.
  6. Continues study & development of new material & suppliers for cost reduction & productivity improvements.
  7. Proactive identification of suppliers for existing single source, cost reduction & alternative suppliers to replace the poor performance suppliers.
  8. Ability to source the production shortages to meet the deliveries.
  9. Develop, Establish & maintaining good business relationship with suppliers.
  10. Tracking of samples to ensure on time completion of material in warding, Incoming Inspection for the RM required for sample build.

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