Supplier Performance Engineer

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Libertyville, IL, United States

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28 days ago

About EVBox:

We believe in a future where daily transportation is emission-free and sustained by smart charging infrastructure. That's why we've made it our goal to accelerate the adoption of electric mobility by bringing the most accessible and scalable charging solutions to the world. However, the transition from gas to electric cars will change a great deal of what we know about transportation. We're going to need EV charging infrastructure that is accessible, reliable, and future-proof.

Do you see yourself as truly passionate about the EV industry? Do you show affinity with renewable technologies and products? Then we might be looking for you! Our growth and success are driven by the passion and dedication of everyone here in the EVBox family.

About the Role:

The Supplier Performance Engineering team is part of the Sourcing and Procurement team within EVBox. As Supplier Performance Engineer you are responsible for the operational management of EVBox's suppliers and their manufacturing processes. The responsibilities cover manufacturing support for qualification of potential new suppliers, new product introduction, support of serial production & end of life management. This includes:

Pre Selection and Audit - working with our Procurement and Quality Management teams you will assess and rate potential new suppliers for EVBox (Tier1 and below). You will take part in any supplier comparison exercise and be the person who says 'no' if you believe the supplier will cause problems downstream after selection.

New Product Introduction - you will work with Sourcing and Product Development in ensuring timely set up for new product introduction including delivery of samples or prototypes, establishing production lines and on-time APQP activities and PPAP approvals. You will be the bridge between the company and the supplier.

In Series Production (supplier performance) - you will drive supplier performance improvement using lean methodology, supplier score carding and process improvement. You will track and regularly report back supplier performance against agreed KPI's or performance against a given project e.g. a VA/VE plan.

\You'll be leaving your mark in this important field for a sustainable future.

What you'll bring to the team

Technical Skills/ Hard Skills

  • Manufacturing experience in automotive, technology or a similar industry
  • Obtained Bachelor/Master Degree or equivalent experience in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering
  • Minimum 4+ years' professional experience in supplier development
  • End-to-end supply chain management skills
  • Experience with electronic contract manufacturing
  • Experience in running large scale improvement projects
  • Strong analytical and presentational skills
  • Good stakeholder management skills and ability to influence
  • Able to cope with stressful situations effectively
  • Fluent in English (oral and written) additional knowledge of French or German language is preferred.

Additional benefits we bring to the table

  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • 401K contribution
  • Competitive salary
  • 20 days of PTO
  • Holiday Swap (2 days)
  • Access to learning platforms and personal development budget
  • Volunteer Day
  • Work from anywhere for 2 weeks
  • Work from home (even post-corona) + budget to set up your home office

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EVBox is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We guide ourselves using three values: being passionate, being reliable, and being human. EVBox celebrates diversity and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where all employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Ready to power our sustainable future? Hit apply.

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