Procurement Engineer

İstanbul, Türkiye | Full-time | COVID-19 remote

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We are looking for a motivated Procurement Engineer to join our Supply Chain Team!

Who we are:

Borda is a product company that focuses on the health sector and aims to bring operational awareness and insights to hospitals by using IoT data. Borda transforms technology into awareness with solutions such as Asset Management, Patient Throughput Management, Infant Safety, Staff Safety, Work Demand Management, and Environmental Monitoring. The result is better patient care, increased operational efficiency, enhanced safety, and advanced patient experience. Borda, operating in more than 15 countries with offices in Turkey, America, and Russia, shows presence in the 5 million square meters of hospital space, managing more than 1 million assets, facilitating the lives of thousands of patients and health professionals.

Responsibilities of Procurement Engineer:

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual procurement plans and progress reports as required
  • Analyze related suppliers in order to select the most suitable suppliers who are able to deliver high-quality products at competitive pricing
  • Request, receive and evaluate the quotations and prepare comparison reports
  • Negotiate with suppliers on lead-time, cost, and quality so as to obtain the maximum benefit for the company
  • Manage suppliers to meet objectives related to cost, on-time delivery performance, schedule, and quality
  • Liaise with suppliers on delivery schedule so as to ensure on-time deliveries of products
  • Develop, implement and drive the procurement strategies in order to meet cost savings and delivery date targets
  • Perform regular performance review with suppliers to drive continuous improvements
  • Ensure commercial, legal, and contractual compliances in all the procurement transactions
  • Collaborate with the Hardware Development team and participate in the coordination of engineering changes or new component launches to ensure orderly and timely transitions in material or production flow
  • Get alternative components approved by the design team to de-risk shortages or cost increases during design and MP phases
  • Plan and organize the import-export works of the materials, shipments and provide support for all steps of the transportation
  • Collaborate with Hardware development, Project management, Design, and Finance team where necessary
  • Communicate and follow up quality problems with the suppliers, ensure sufficient improvement actions are taken to guarantee the level of quality

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial/Electronics/Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 2-4 years of experience
  • Electronics procurement experience is preferred
  • Process development experience or Lean Six Sigma certificate is preferred
  • Eager to learn and develop, curious by nature
  • Highly skilled in problem-solving, analytical, and critical thinking
  • High level of communication skills, comfortable in communicating with people at different levels internally and externally
  • Ability to work independently, remotely, and flexible when needed