External Supplier Development Engineer

Is your mind set on finding solutions? Are you passionate about sourcing and supplier development? Do you want to work among the best experts in the industry? If your answer is “yes” - we have an opportunity for you.

Wärtsilä Marine Solutions enhances the business of its marine and oil & gas industry customers by providing innovative products and integrated solutions that are safe, environmentally sustainable, efficient, flexible, and economically sound.

Engines Supply Management is accountable for a External Supplier Development Engineer with the target to secure the right quality, delivery and cost of the products and solutions through their whole lifecycle.

Join our dynamic team and apply to become our External Supplier Development Engineer!

Application deadline 2017-07-31
Position description This temporary (18 months) position is located in Trieste, Italy and you report to the Supplier Development Manager.
Responsibilities The SDE within PCLB SCM will:
- Identify, develop and execute Supplier Development actions for category team’s scope of supply
- Monitor and analyze supplier performance and give guidance accordingly
- Take ownership and action on Quality, Delivery and Cost activities utilizing defined Supplier Development tools (e.g. supplier audit, VMS supplier assessment, WPAP-PQAP, etc.)
- Secure that suppliers are complying with the requirements of Wärtsilä provided in drawings, designs, specifications and instructions
- Update relevant supplier's quality documentation in IDM (VMS,WPAP, PQAP, PCPA, etc)

Requirements - Solid understanding of sourcing and supply management.
- Process development and project management knowledge coupled with a strong focus on problem solving, quality, speed and cost
- Knowledge of manufacturing process and testing with expertise on casting and machining
- ND testing knowledge
- Able to work in a distributed team and self-driven approach
- Good communication and presentation skills
- Fluent command in English, both oral and written and good networking capacity, willingness to travel
- Experience in working with Continuous Improvement Process tools regarding Quality, Delivery and Cost (Kaizen, 5S, 6 Sigma, TQM, etc.), knowledge of SD toolbox, SAP and Wärtsilä’s reporting tool are seen as advantages


University / Polytechnic Degree in Industrial Engineering and/or Business or equivalent education.
Manufacturing/Technical background & experience.
Can do attitude and result oriented working method At least two years of experience in sourcing, engineering or quality positions.
Contact person to give further information For further information,please contact
Hlede Edoardo
Supplier Development Manager
tel. +39 040 3195000
Country Italy
Job area Supply Chain Management