Senior Engineer – Sourcing

4 - 7 Years

Job Description

CENTUM EMS – The Electronics Manufacturing Services business unit addresses high-technology high-complexity products in the defence, aerospace, industrial, medical and telecommunications segments. The offerings include Line Replaceable Units (LRUs), system integration, PCBA, test, environmental screening and repair & return services. This team also provides mechanical solutions to various requirements in the field of plastics and sheet metal for the industrial customers.

What You'll Do

Identify & develop supplier base that meets Centum business needs.

Get the best possible pricing for RFQ’s

Annual cost reduction to sustain existing business

Identify creative ways to get competitive pricing within a defined timeline

Analyze and award best bid based on TCO approach

Market analytics on price and price trends.

Aligning to commodity strategy for sourcing of parts

Measure supplier performance (price, TAT, etc.)

Will be responsible for ensuring suppliers base with optimized cost, quality & delivery.

Liaise with Sales, Purchase, and Quality, Component Engineer; provide solutions to supplier problems and escalations.

Manage end of life (EOL), Last Time buy (LTB) minimize E & O.

Supplier Performance

Key values, beliefs, and attitudes

Results-orientation: Focus on Customers, provide quality deliverables on time, within estimated effort with high quality.

Establish trust, responsive to change / adaptability; learn continuously / improvement-orientation, proactive, positive & joyful.

Required Candidate profile

Who You Are?

  • Minimum of 4 years business experience in the strategic sourcing, commodity, purchasing.
  • Should have worked in Sourcing, having experience in localization of suppliers for PCB's & Electro-Mech Commodities
  • Experience in an OEM or EMS or Distribution industry
  • Have sound Knowledge of sourcing Electro-Mechanical Commodities.
  • Business- and financial acumen.
  • Analytical and strategic mind.
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Operational, Tactical and Strategic Sourcing experience preferable.
  • Competency in MS office, ERP and any other supply chain tools
  • Good spoken and written Communication


Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above


UG:B.Tech/B.E. - Any Specialization

PG:M.Tech - Any Specialization, MBA/PGDM - Any Specialization

Company Profile

Centum Electronics Limited

Centum Electronics Ltd is a leading ESDM (Electronics System Design & Manufacturing ) Indian Multinational Company founded in 1994 that offers Mission Critical design, development & manufacturing of customized system/subsystem solutions for high-reliability applications for global customers in Defense, Aerospace, Space, Industrial, Medical, and Transportation domain.

Centum has around 2500 employees and has operations across India, Europe and Canada. Centum revenue is 150 million USD and has been recognized by World Economic Forum as a global growth company and Forbes Asia featured Centum as ‘Asia’s 200 Best Companies under a Billion’.
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Contact Company:Centum Electronics Limited


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Role Category

Purchase/Material Management


Purchase/Vendor Development Manager

Employment Type

Full Time, Permanent