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Sourcing Engineer

Department: Quality
Region: Asia

We’re seeking a Sourcing Engineer to work out of our Hong Kong office. The ideal candidate is resourceful with identifying new alternative suppliers, has experience in manufacturing, purchasing or product engineer and the ability to travel for periods of time.

ETC also offers excellent benefits, competitive wages, and a dynamic, fun, and casual environment!

Representative Responsibilities:
• Performs assigned project tasks under direct supervision of ETC Asia GM and Quality Improvement Manager
• Helps source current parts in Asia for assembly in Middleton
• Works closely with ETC Middleton Purchasing, Quality and Manufacturing Engineering departments to source parts and tooling
• Finds and evaluate new alternate suppliers in Asia
• Supplier history, capabilities, Quality system,
• Researches and obtains quantity/volume discounts
• Communicates with suppliers on identified quality, delivery, and pricing problems.
• Quality Control
• Assists Engineering in development and implementation of Quality Control plans for products, parts and tooling sourced in Asia
• Ensures product quality from Asian sources by performing part inspections, tooling inspection, and product testing before parts and products are shipped
• Audit supplier’s quality systems
• Directly works with suppliers to remedy any quality problems 
• Assists in managing the release of standard products and parts to suppliers in Asia
• Assists in addressing supplier issues and resolving problems during new product development process.
• Ensures documentation is complete and accurate before product is released to supplier.
• Translations are complete and accurate
• Bill of Materials (BOM) are structure appropriately and accurate for new parts.
• Part numbers are assigned and new parts have accurate descriptions.
• Assists in ensuring Engineering Change Requests (ECR) and Engineering Change Orders (ECO) are processed appropriately.
• Ensures suppliers implement ECOs.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or similarly related degree and 3-5 years of experience in manufacturing, purchasing, or product engineering
• Fluent in Mandarin and English
• Knowledge of general manufacturing engineering and purchasing principles
• Knowledge of ISO 9000 and regulatory compliance agencies
• Knowledge of export and custom rules
• Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills
• Excellent attention to detail
• Good knowledge of the use of electrical test equipment (i.e. voltmeter, scope, ampmeter)
• Good knowledge of the use of mechanical test equipment (i.e. dial calipers, height gage, feeler gage)
• Good knowledge of design principles and tolerances.
• Has the ability to make independent decisions.
• Has the ability to solve problems of moderate scope.
• Has the ability to multi-task between projects.
• Good computer skills
• Ability to follow directions and project plans.
• Ability to maintain individual task lists, and logs individual time in approved timekeeping program.


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