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Global Component Engineer, Suzhou

发表 2024-02-13
过期 2024-02-19
ID #2028400128
Global Component Engineer, Suzhou
China, 江苏, 苏州,
发表 February 13, 2024


Key Responsibilities: 1.

DEFINING THE GLOBAL COMPONENT MANAGEMENT STRATEGY: Contribute to process definition and deployment of Barco’s component management approach, creating long term vision and strategy.

Develop and maintain close relations with manufacturers and suppliers with regards to technology roadmaps, product roadmaps, tendencies in the market, technical & certification information, sustainability compliance, FAE networks, etc.

Define and roll out the component management strategy per component basket for Barco worldwide, together with R&D, product management and procurement.

Fully aligned with the commodity procurement strategy by aligning component specifications/requirements with future product specifications/requirements across product lines.

Gain deep understanding of current and new technologies and technological evolutions to continuously challenge and refine our component strategies to provide competitive and cost-effective solutions.

Hence becoming the trusted advisor to Barco’s global R&D, product teams and procurement managers on component technology.

Management & optimalisation of the preferred manufacturers by rationalizing and assessing new candidates to replace non-performing ones.

Asses new manufacturers with regards to alternative requirement for continuous component availability during required life cycle of products.


EXECUTING THE COMPONENT MANAGEMENT STRATEGY: Translate the component management strategies into a future proof and up-to-date component basket with the aim of maximizing component reuse across product platforms, increasing efficiency and minimizing component cost.

Influence supplier roadmaps by informing suppliers about our future function/feature requirements.

Perform periodic in-depth risk analyses and lifecycle assessments on the component baskets and formulates recommendations to the respective BU component engineers, R&D and product teams to mitigate potential (future) component lifecycle risks or opportunities.

Work with the global R&D teams on selecting the right components for their designs through proactive and early involvement in design cycles.

Monitor and manage the lifecycle, technical and non-functional technical information such as certificates (Green, Commodity Codes, COO, ECCN, FMDs, Safety Certificates), simulation models and etc… Advise R&D and procurement on component-related functional and technical questions.

Support Commodity Procurement managers in preparation for and during Business Review meetings with suppliers.

Proactively search and qualify alternative components (multi-source).

Support the cost & value engineers towards cost effective products (PBA’s, mechanics, …) by installing component basket.

Support in Last Time Buy decisions by aligning with the BU component engineer.

Communicate to all stakeholders and present achievements and recommendations to Barco R&D and business unit management.

Organize in-house manufacturer workshops, roadmap reviews, seminars, trainings, demo’s for the engineers.

Launch discontinuation & change notifications by proposing alternatives when available & no major supply problems due to unexpected product discontinuations.

Assure the component creation by the data administration is compliant with Barco’s Counterfeit Avoidance procedure.

Other tasks assigned by the reporting manager.

Education: 1.

MSc degree in electrical engineering, or equal by experience.2.

Additional training in component management and/or strategic sourcing is a plus.

Experience: Minimum of 3 years of Component engineering experience in a design environment or equivalent.

Competencies: Component management experience both in process and technical aspect.

Thorough knowledge of electronic / electro-mechanical components.

Experience with Product Life Cycle Management (PLM) related processes.

Category portfolio management experience.

Being a role model: ability to stimulate, inspire and empathize.

Able to work in and across global organizations, service-oriented, independent & result driven team player.

Good English ability both in oral & written.

Can build and maintain relations and skilled in communication.


工作类型: 全职
合同类型: 永恒的
薪酬类型: 每月
职业: Global component engineer

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