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DOOSAN INFRACORE CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT

Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment is an industry leader in the engineering, manufacturing, and marketing of compact and heavy construction equipment, attachments, air compressors, lighting systems, generators and articulated dump trucks. Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment is a global alliance focused on delivering best-in-class products and services. It represents world-renowned brands, including Doosan, Bobcat, Montabert, Geith, Tramac, Doosan Moxy and Doosan Infracore Portable Power.

Where ever you find us, you’ll hear the sound of progress, see the results of our people, and feel the rhythm of transformation in everything that we do. Doosan’s "2G strategy" represents our belief in the growth of business through the growth of people. Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment is part of the Doosan Group, which employs over 35,000 people worldwide.

POSITION OBJECTIVE

The New Product Development(NPD) specialist will ensure that strategic sourcing supports the New Product Development process; suppliers will be involved at the appropriate stages of the product development cycle.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Work with the individual design project managers to stay abreast of the key project activities and time lines.

Assure that the appropriate Strategic Sourcing Specialist is involved with identifying strategic suppliers for the Strategic Sourcing Specialists.

Facilitating the flow of information from Sourcing to the Design Teams to ensure that the appropriate costs for tooling and components are available as needed.

Providing cost effective solutions for design opportunities.

Hosting the Supplier Application Review as required by the NPD Process. Ensure effective make/buy decisions.

Work with Supplier Development to complete monthly risk assessment of new product launches.

Ensure that the Supplier Development team is involved at the appropriate times during the design process to define and address areas of risk to a successful product launch.

Ensure completion of the Sourcing NPD checklist.

Identify component harmonization and volume adjustments to strategic sourcing specialists.

Facilitating the flow of information from Sourcing to the Design Teams.

Keeping abreast of key project activities and time lines.

Monthly risk assessment of new product launches.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILL REQUIREMENTS

Cross functional team leader.

Strong interpersonal skills.

Strong technical skills

Creative problem solver

Strong execution abilities

PC Skills, Excell, Oracle,

Experience: 2>5 years

Travel Time: < 10%

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Education: Any - Bachelors Degree

Doosan is committed to a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation in the application process or who need assistance accessing the information on this website should call 704-883-3767.

Doosan is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms/agencies for this employment opportunity unless contracted with the Staffing Department. Agencies must work directly with Staffing as the primary point of contact and follow the Doosan application process to be considered for business. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Doosan via-email, the internet or directly to hiring managers at Doosan in any form without a valid written agreement in place will be deemed the sole property of Doosan, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Doosan as a result of the referral or through other means. Note: Any agreement entered into with Doosan before September 2010 is null and void. Search firms are essential to the recruitment and staffing efforts at Doosan and we value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. For this reason, Doosan has established and regularly maintains a preferred vendor list. Thank you for your cooperation on this matter.

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Doosan Infracore is carving its own niche as one of the world's largest construction equipment makers. Part of Korea's Doosan...