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Career Professionals, Inc. has been serving the professional and technical staffing needs of southeastern manufacturers since 1985

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Sr. Procurement Engineer

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Greater Knoxville, TN
$80,000 - $92,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Mar 23, 2017
Job ID
International manufacturing plant in the greater Knoxville, TN area has immediate need for a Sr. Procurement Engineer to manage the global engineering relationships with suppliers. Will review supplier component designs and processes, then recommend ways to improve product quality and manufacturability. The Sr. Procurement Engineer will work with new product development by integrating supplier capabilities, offerings and pricing. Will perform supplier negotiations, quote processes, and evaluation of new customer components.

The Sr. Procurement Engineer will also lead engineering and customer feedback analysis for supplier components. Additional responsibilities include establishing quality metrics for component production, managing regulatory certification, and working with continuous improvement processes to reduce costs at supplier locations.

Qualified candidates will have BS Engineering degree, MS degree is preferred along with experience in purchasing / procurement. Must have strong communication skills interfacing suppliers, customers and production departments.

This is a well-established, profitable company that has been in E.TN for 20+ years. The role has the potential to progress into a larger leadership role within 2-3 years.