This job will be to drive parts setup and Cost Reduction, either through redesign or movement to a new supplier. This would involve project managing all aspects of the project, including planning and project justification, supplier selection, communicating parts requirements to suppliers, working with them to obtain prototypes and samples, working with Engineering to ensure that part design and samples conform to design requirements, working with Engineering to validate parts once they are provided, understanding and managing all supply chain impacts of the part work and managing introduction of the part to production.
Above all, the candidate would be expected to learn and absorb experience in a production manufacturing environment and organization to grow their skills over the summer.
Responsibilities will include a mix of Project Management and Supply Chain / Supplier Management activities:
Generally have fun, learn a ton and build relationships that could last a lifetime!
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications: