NPI Strategic Sourcing Engineer

Date: May 16, 2021

Location: Watertown, MA, US

Company: Dover Corporation

The Company         

Markem-Imaje is a wholly owned subsidiary of the US-based Dover Corporation and is a trusted world manufacturer of product identification and traceability solutions, offering a full line of reliable and innovative inkjet, thermal transfer, laser, and print and apply label systems.

Markem-Imaje provides global reach to over 50,000 customers with 30 subsidiaries, 6 technology centers, several equipment repair centers and manufacturing plants with the most comprehensive marking and coding portfolio available in the marketplace.

Are you a results-driven Advanced Sourcing Engineer with a proven track record in an industrial New Product Introduction environment and looking to become part of an international organization?


In this role you’ll be… responsible to drive the implementation of the sourcing strategies in  a cross-functional product development projects and deliver in commitments (time and budget). You will be the Business Partner of the Product Division for all related sourcing areas.and will serve as the key bridge between the engineering and sourcing functions.

You’ll have an opportunity to… be part of a successful multicultural team working in a highly innovative, cross-functional, industrial environment.

You should possess… experience in sourcing / procurement in a project environment with a strong stakeholder management business acumen in an international company.



Principal Activities/Duties/Responsibilities

•Proactively evaluate opportunities during the first phases of the projects (R&D innovation, concept, Make Or Buy ).
•Define and manage work breakdown package for sourcing
•Ensure timely completion of sourcing deliverables and objectives
•Perform NPI material cost analysis and set project benchmark targets
•Ensure sourcing standard are followed and implemented during project.
•Contribute to the success of projects by positioning sourcing as a key function during decisions.
•Propose innovative solutions, based of a good understanding of the supplier market, able to bring added value on products, processes.
•Member in applicable project or Product Division cross-functional team(s)

Education and/or Experience Required

•Degree in engineering and  master in Purchasing
•5 to 7 years + as project sourcing engineer in industrial  and international environment
•Experience in implementing sourcing  strategy along New Product Introduction or innovation projects 
•Results driven.
•Excellent communication, leadership and stakeholder management skills.
•Project management certified is an advantage
•Availability to travel on a regular basis.

The Site


Markem-Imaje – Watertown, MA, is an exciting expansion demonstrating our commitment to be the innovation leader in digital printing. This new, state-of-the-art, Global Design Center will be the hub for New Product Introduction of Laser- and DOD-based products. The office is situated close to Boston with easy access by car or public transportation.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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