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Procurement Engineers are employed by industrial companies and are responsible for purchasing technical products and services needed for manufacturing processes. Usual work activities include networking with suppliers and contractors, negotiating procurement agreements, researching the market, choosing suppliers offering competitive prices, and making sure procurement transactions respect legal requirements. A successful resume sample should emphasize procurement experience, strong communication and networking skills, negotiation, attention to details, and self motivation. Based on our collection of example resumes, Procurement Engineers come from various educational backgrounds and usually hold a Bachelor's Degree.

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1

Procurement Engineer

Established a strategic pricing program and saved the company $46,000 in the first year.

  • Used Six Sigma methodologies to analyze and reduce scrap in the plant by 35%.
  • Worked with R&D to find primary and secondary sources of supply for all purchased components for a new heater; also sourced and purchased special items needed for production/R&D projects.
  • Resolved technical issues between vendors, production and engineering and negotiated best possible price for materials. Identified target suppliers, established expectations, action plans and results to deliver required improvements and sustainability.
  • Solved Make vs. Buy decisions and was a key contact when outsourcing manufacturing work.
  • Oversaw the integrity of inventory data and vendor files.
  • Worked with the Materials Group on supplier evaluations and improved noncompliance; also with the compliance and standardization team to create work instructions and standardized work in every department.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Industrial Management
MBA
Operations Management
Six Sigma Black Belt
2

Procurement Engineer

Created/managed vendor qualification process and a performance feedback rating system that drove positive results in both supplier quality, cost and on time performance.

  • Managed projects in tactical and strategic purchasing tasks to improve internal business processes that reduced cycle times and improved efficiencies
  • Developed customer service spare parts program to remain profitable in struggling economy with average profit margins above 90%
  • Created lean processes and controls in fast pace environment to successfully support company objectives of 6% cost reduction which resulted in 1.4 million dollar savings
  • Lead in data analysis to for strategic decision making and identification of out of control processes which avoided cost and increased cycle times
  • Worked with European partners through cross functional teams to complete strategic projects and traveled 25%
  • Audited suppliers to ensure compliance to company objectives and policies
  • Led cost reduction projects to successfully obtain company driven cost out goals of 20% to remain competitive within competing market space in Wind Turbine product line
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
3

Production & Procurement Engineer

Led and coordinated Lean manufacturing best practices for automated assembly methods planning new products.

  • Spearheaded work force utilization & cost savings projects achieving over $750,000 annual cost savings.
  • Established, executed and directed cross functional quality systems improvement programs.
  • Reduced inventory by 30%; initiated vendor managed inventory (VMI) program of precision components.
  • Drove manufacturing and engineering to minimize WIP and scrap; cost savings of $250,000.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Engineering
4

Advanced Packaging Procurement Engineer

Eliminated a high cost multi layer substrate with a cost effective 2-metal layer solution for DSP c6203 device. Cost saving $13M.

  • Developed a technically challenged substrate solution for solder-mask registration +/-17.5um as minimum requirement and enabling the 160um bump pitch with one trace between dumps.
  • Developed Fine-Pitch BGA substrate suppliers in the effort of aligning TI worldwide procurement priorities and low-cost-country sourcing strategy.
  • Technically assessed supplier manufacturing process, mass production capabilities and quality system.
  • Key contributed in developing multi source as TI approved supplier with Thin Ni capability and aligning TI/supplier technical roadmaps.
  • Successful improved product quality through modification of FMEA and Process Control Plans.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
MS
Manufacturing Simulation And Robotics
5

Procurement Engineer

Responsible for setting up sourcing strategy and global vendor base for key components and electronics manufacturing for emerging LED lighting technology. Annual global supply expenses of $2M

  • Developed supplier base to align with procurement needs for various product development phases (prototypes, launch and mass production)
  • Created financial estimates for product manufacturing cost and capital investments for new products
  • Negotiated 20-40% cost savings for commodity electronic components, production tools, external electronic manufacturing and electro-mechanical assembly with key suppliers by leveraging technology alliances
  • Maintained documentation for preferred vendors by performing manufacturing assessments, ERP system set up, Site Qualification Audits and Product Validation
  • Coordinated Production/Sourcing plans with external manufacturing vendors for newly launched products
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Industrial Engineering
6

Procurement Engineer

Responsible for the material flow and control of goods and materials within the global supply chain. Provided operational and spares logistics expertise to the major sub-contracts for the M777 LW155 Howitzer Program. Ensured bought out goods and materials were acquired at a price consistent with the cost requirement of the project.

  • Managed internal and external resources, to ensure that goods and materials were not only procured within the framework of the Supply Agreement, but controlled to meet manufacturing schedule requirements.
  • Worked with global supply chain to develop an inventory management system that not only optimized cash flow, but ensured manufacturing operations were both efficient and effective.
  • SAP Super User for [company name], Inc. Worldwide.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
7

Procurement Engineer

Managed large subcontracts for ordnance and weapon programs to achieve quality, delivery and financial requirements. By showcasing abilities to develop effective rapport with suppliers and creative problem solving, was promoted to manage increasingly larger, strategically significant subcontracts.

  • Effectively managed 30 subcontracts for metal parts and assemblies with value over $15M.
  • Implemented Memorandum of Agreement with strategic metal parts supplier.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of essential regulatory requirements (FAR, DFAR, cost/ pricing analysis, TINA) during two successful CPSR audits.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
Systems Engineering Management
Mechanical Engineering
8

Sr. Corporate Procurement Engineer

Sr Corporate Procurement Engineer (Consumer PC, Servers & Workstations).

  • Highly recognized for managing Compaq device Semiconductor manufacturing and Reliability
  • Ensured WW business contracts and engineering met global material readiness and assessed manufacturing risk before product launch to ensure customer material demands were met.
  • Managed device manufacturing and reliability requirements for semiconductor suppliers (Intel, Motorola, Atmel, other Tier 1) following a structured Compaq 5 Step SDP Process
  • Saved up to 35% when negotiated silicon and package component cost (quarterly price reductions to support design and customer cost-reduction goals)
  • Saved $0.9 M managing a self- developed Quality Cost of Ownership to track supplier Quality excursion costs and charging such expenses back to suppliers
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Microcomputers
MBA
Master of Business Administration
Technology And Polymer Packaging
9

Procurement Engineer

Processed over $7.7 million in potential cost savings in 8 years

  • Reduced inventory, from 1 vendor, by $96,000 in 9 months while improving on-time delivery
  • Communicated with Asian suppliers during sample phase for new products and cost reduction projects
  • Represented the Purchasing Department on New Product Introduction teams
  • Determined vendors for new products and ordered 1st run of parts
  • Supervised 2 contract employees helping with lean manufacturing implementation
  • Created a cost reduction approval process, then improved it by making it paperless
  • Attended Demand Flow Technology (DFT) workshop and Implementation Skills workshop
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
C
Certificate
BS
Industrial Engineering
MBA
Master of Business Administration
10

Test Procurement Engineer

Procured end of assembly line test machines for diesel engine components. Ensured machines met requirements for safety, repeatability, and durability. Provided test machine support for daily production. Conducted GR&R and ANOVA studies to qualify assembly gauges and test machines. Utilized Statistical Process Control to maintain test machine performance. Six Sigma Green Belt and [company name] Production System Green Belt.

  • Procured test machine for new product introduction one month prior to production launch.
  • Wrote specifications to upgrade two research and development test machines into production test machines.
  • Managed two OEMs to upgrade two research and development test machines into production test machines. Maintained project schedule to ensure timely handoff between OEMs.
  • Managed the relocation of assembly and test equipment into facility without production interruption.
  • Identified supplier defect by analyzing test data. Presented data to supplier to correct manufacturing process and to ensure quality parts were shipped to customer.
  • Authored technical report comparing two different lift assist designs that was used for improving the design on additional lift assist purchases.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Master of Arts

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