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Senior Supplier Performance Engineer

Location: Chennai, Experience: 8 years - 10 years
Posted On: 16-Aug-2023 | Last Date to Apply: 29-Feb-2024 | No: of Vacancies : 1

Company Profile:

Emerson Automation Solutions

Job description:

Factor I:




Manage the supplier performance of the assigned suppliers meeting the KRA's.

Optimize supply chain effectiveness through continuous improvement of supplier performance.



  1. Monitor the delivery performance of the assigned suppliers and ensure 95% OTD (On Time Delivery) of the supplies to our sites
  2. Weekly OOR (Open Order Report) meeting with all suppliers, Analyze and derive an action plan for eliminating the root cause of any delay which affects the delivery performance
  3. OTD to request date must be above 95% by lines
  4. Late backlog orders must not exceed 5% of the total open purchase orders with the suppliers in both Lines & Values
  5. Frequent Visits to the Supplier End & Scheduled Calls to ensure proper flow of Supply Chain
  6. Effective Usage of Resources available with in Emerson
  7. Proper/Timely engaging the Emerson expertise to resolve any kind of problems at Supplier End
  8. Initiate steps for improving the Lead Time of the supplier(s); Understand the processing sequence at supplier's end and suggest ways to improve the process; Work closely to improve the Lead Time meeting market expectations
  9. Implement Lean Projects for process improvement and Lead Time & cost reduction
  10. OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) to be monitored with Key Suppliers
  11. Support all Fisher site purchasing teams with weekly review conference calls involving key suppliers
  12. Quarterly Supplier Business review needs to be conducted including Supplier team & other Key Stake holders from all WA. Action Points to be Captured & followed for Completion
  13. Forecast Consolidation, Stocking overview, NVA elimination to be maintained & implemented for all assigned Suppliers
  14. Assessing Supplier capability & Capacity required to meet FCV Global demands, joint actions to be initiated along with the team to enhance the Performance
  15. RCCP (Rough Cut capacity Plan) to be maintained for all suppliers on monthly / weekly basis & alert the site if there is a spike beyond allocation in demand
  16. Develop and benchmark best practices among suppliers
  17. Various Continuous Improvement Projects to be Identified and same to deployed horizontally among suppliers
  18. Ensure Relationship development and management with Key Supplier Emerson Account Managers
  19. Align & monitor the Supplier loading pattern from various sites for specific Project / Product as per the derived strategy
  20. Weekly updates of all assigned suppliers NPD projects under execution




Factor II: Knowledge and skills (Describe skills and how this job will use these skills)


Knowledge and Skills

How Used



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Good communication & Interpersonal Skills
  • Technically Competent
  • Analytical & Problem-solving skills
  • Expertise towards Machine Shops, Forging, Welding & Various Secondary Process like Coating/Plating, Heat Treatment
  • Exposure towards Lean Concepts/ Lean Tools
  • Suggestions/Ideas towards best process/ optimised process


  • Fundamental Engineering knowledge is needed for understanding the workflow at Supplier's end
  • Better understanding of the process and able to offer solutions.
  • Technical competence is needed to understand the processes
  • Optimising the process flow & providing alternate solution whenever required
  • Data Extraction & Presentation towards Management decision
  • Timely Decision to plan to visit the suppliers in person to resolve the issue






Factor III: Supervision

  • Must possess the Management skills needed for driving the suppliers/decision making
  • Minimum 8-10 years of purchasing/materials experience
  • Expertise in Machining Process/Forging/Secondary Process
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain Processes/India Supply base/Lean concept




Factor IV: Interface


  • Senior SPE will report to Commodity Manager & will work closely with Global Quality team & Operations team and Global Lean Supply Chain Manager
  • Project based interactions & updation with respective WA sites to support for Expediting with suppliers



Other Comments:



•           Ethics & Values

•           Integrity & Trust

•           Drive for Results

•           Action Oriented

•           Customer Focus

•           Perseverance

•           Technical Learning

•           Priority Setting

•           Presentation Skills

•           Lean Concept

•           Planning







Gender Preference:


Job Type:

Full Time

Diversity Tags:

Not Applicable