- Develop new supplier for electronic, mechanical and other components.
- Know the market for all parts on BOM and their alternatives and negotiate with suppliers costs lower that average on the market.
- Closely monitor the services, quality, prices and credibility of suppliers, review their performance quarterly and act to maintain their level, if they are falling below minimum requirements.
- Evaluate and develop supplier base to ensure capable back up suppliers are qualified and ready to support business.
- Evaluate and approve sources of supply with support and involvement of quality and engineering teams.
- Communicate and follow up with suppliers regarding engineering changes and quality issues.
- PO placement for components, shipments follow up.
- Payment conditions negotiation to get at least NET 60 Days.