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Procurement Engineer

Date: Dec 31, 2020

Location: Muscle Shoals, AL, US, 35661

Company: North American Lighting

Job Summary

Responsible for the development and implementation of supplier cost improvement ideals and initiatives.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

1. Performs supplier capacity assessments related to quality systems, processes, manufacturing capacities and cost savings.
2. Conducts audits to outline opportunities for suppliers in areas of improvements
3. Lead supply chain cost projects with the coordination of suppliers, manufacturing plants and engineering
4. Trains suppliers in the development of quality systems and NAL supplier expectations.
5. Educates suppliers in NAL processes to achieve optimal relationships with manufacturing and engineering
6. Supports cross-functional teams in development of supplier quality related policies per ISO/TS 16949
7. Monitor and communicate supplier cost performance to NAL suppliers.
8. Maintains relationships to resolve supplier data integrity issues
9. Leads the publishing and communication progress with purchasing cost goals to facilitate improvement
10. Works as a liaison between suppliers and NAL to streamline relationships
11. Performs other duties as assigned


1. Meets one of the following Education and Experience requirements:
a. Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related discipline, and 5+ years of manufacturing or related experience including 3+ years experience in Engineering, Quality, Supplier Quality or related field
2. Strong knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas:
a. Computer skills – proficiency using standard business software with an emphasis on Excel, PowerPoint, and Access
b. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving skills
c. Mathematical and analytical skills with attention to detail
d. Ability to travel up to 50% of the time
e. Organizational, planning, multi-tasking, and follow-up
f. Written and verbal communications skills
g. Interpersonal skills — ability to confidently interact with individuals at all levels of authority

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, genetic information, and veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Requisition ID: 4199

Location: Muscle Shoals Plant 

Nearest Major Market: Florence