PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Cost/Sourcing Engineer is responsible for completing assigned engineering projects in accordance with Sourcing Commodity Managers to provide technical support for cost down initiatives. The person in this role will accomplish this by serving as a liaison between Commodity Managers, suppliers, engineering and manufacturing to provide results to achieve targeted goals set by the Sourcing Director.
Serves as a member of the sourcing team with specific assignments related to cost reduction and quality objectives
Serves as an internal engineering consultant to the Sourcing Commodity Managers for cost down initiatives.
Conducts investigations into the nature of parts, components and assemblies used in Gast products to reach cost down goals.
Design tests in accordance with accepted statistical methods and documents results.
Presents new ideas, concepts, processes and materials that support the corporate product development strategy.
Drive new concepts to manufacturing through successful cost down projects.
Establishes new parts, new models for release to production to reduce overall product cost without degrading performance.
Transfers technology as required within Gast which includes international operations.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB. THE JOB DESCRIPTION SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED AS A COMPLETE LISTING OF ALL MISCELLANEOUS, INCIDENTAL OR OTHER DUTIES THAT MAY BE ASSIGNED DURING NORMAL OPERATIONS.
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IDEX (NYSE: IEX) is a company that has undoubtedly touched your life in some way. In fact, IDEX businesses make thousands of products that are mission-critical components in everyday activities. Chances are the car you’re driving has a BAND-IT® clamp holding your side airbag safely in place. If you were ever in a car accident, a Hurst Jaws of Life® rescue tool may have saved your life. If you or a family member is battling cancer, your doctor may have tested your DNA in a quest to find the best targeted medicine for you. It’s likely your DNA test was run on equipment that contains components made by our growing IDEX Health & Science team.
IDEX is a different kind of company. Made up of over 60 decentralized businesses, the IDEX Corporation has become a global enterprise in making trusted solutions that improve lives. Michigan's IDEX business unit is Gast Manufacturing, located in Benton Harbor. Since 1921, Gast Manufacturing, Inc. has been designing and manufacturing quality air-moving products. Our vacuum pumps, compressors, air motors, gear motors, vacuum generators, regenerative blowers and Smart Air technology meet the many challenging applications of OEMs and end-users worldwide. From pond aeration to soft drink dispensers, you've undoubtedly utilized Gast's wide array of products.