Field/Industry: Engineering
Location: Janesville, WI
Employment Type: Full Time

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RD Worldwide has been chosen to recruit an experienced Electrical Sourcing Specialist for a client in Janesville, Wisconsin.

Our client is a well-established, global company, with modern manufacturing facilities, and 1,000+ employees, that design and manufacture for the automotive and industrial markets. ISO/TS 16949 Certified. They are consistently profitable and adding new business. Advancement opportunities exist in this growing company.

As the Electrical Sourcing Specialist, you will ensure the division takes a global view in all supply chain endeavors. Initiate, monitor and direct all activities concerned with the acquisition of printed circuit boards (PCB) and electronic components. Conduct up-front due diligence of PCB and SMT component manufacturers ensuring both quality and commercial value.

Component Engineer Responsibilities include:

  • Develop a close partnership with Business Development, Engineering, Program Management and operation teams
  • Promote and monitor supplier involvement in product development process by using suppliers’ expertise to optimize cost, quality, deliverability and manufacturability
  • Monitor commercial and quality concerns associated with PCB and electronic component suppliers
  • Provide critical quality input on initial sourcing decisions for PCB.
  • Coordinate, review, approve and maintain all supplier PPAP documentation for PCB and electronic component suppliers
  • Oversee supplier visits and audits of facilities, processes, control plans, submissions and performance based issues
  • Champion root cause analysis and develop supplier corrective action on failed components and warranty issues
  • Maintain database of approved component manufacturers, suppliers and part numbers
  • Participate in supply chain management, supplier development, and strategic planning
  • Communicate results-to-plan progress to management team and promote continuous improvement

Background Profile:

  • Experience in Commodity Sourcing for electronics manufacturing (PCB)


  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental coverage plus vision packages
  • 3 weeks paid vacation and generous paid holidays
  • 401k with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Short & Long-term disability packages

Job Specifics:

  • Full Time
  • Direct Hire (not a contract position)
  • Work Location: Janesville, Wisconsin

Interested individuals should send a resume attachment. All inquiries will be kept confidential and responded to.

About RD Worldwide: RD Worldwide, Inc. is a leading recruiter for automotive, manufacturing and engineering companies in North America, Asia and Europe.

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Paul Schiefelbein
RD Worldwide
One Parker Place
Ste 750
Janesville, WI 53545