Develop and manage supply base (domestic and international) to support all PCBA and harnesses assemblies through NPD and Production phases
Component compatibility selections / evaluations, sensor exposure, connectivity including and not limited to BLE, WiFi, Cellular etc.
Package manufacturing PCB layout, Gerber file and release.
Work directly with key suppliers to develop and implement sourcing and cost management strategies that support existing platforms and new product development
Provide guidance to internal customers on design for manufacturability and trade analysis for electronic piece parts on PCBAs, onboarding requirements, and quality
Act as the supplier interface for all RFIs, RFPs and RFQs. Partner with internal resources to drive adoption of low-cost parts and avoidance of obsolescence
Conduct comprehensive supplier analysis, including strategic direction, capacity, market and industry position, and risk assessment
Work with Global Supply team for the process support, be part of the matrix organization.
Evaluate quotes for the engineering compliance against specified manufacturing package, address technical quarries.
Experience reading technical drawings, data sheets, fabrication drawing, BOMs and all related PCBA and harness files
Knowledge of electronic components, PCBs, connectors, silicon front end and back-end assembly and test
Knowledge of REACH, RoHS standard and EOL, PCN documents for electronic components.
Knowledge of legal document with vendor/ EMS like SOW, NDA
Knowledge of Cloud based BOM management Tools – Silicon Expert, IHS Markit, Altium 365, Source Engine etc.
Proven track record of taking ownership, successfully negotiating preferred pricing, and driving results
Support and Analysis for product Functional -Cost Matrix.
Experience working in a supply chain, production, or engineering function
Technical procurement or planning experience with PCB, PCBA, or electrical components
Experience managing external supplier partners
Project Engineer / leader from BU’s across Pentair.
External vendors and suppliers
Qualifications and Experience
A bachelors/Master in Electronics Engineering from good Engineering college. Having min 5 yrs. of experience for Electronics – Sourcing, supply chain management, EMS/vendors relation for PCBA production and product testing.
Good communication and presentation skills
Should have a “can do” attitude
Excellent interpersonal skills
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