Senior Engineer Sourcing


  • Bangalore, India
Senior Engineer Sourcing
Job Posted : Dec 13th, 2022

Job Description

Senior Engineer – Sourcing is responsible for sourcing of the components for the solar inverter product, Multiple supplier development for capacity enhancement, alternate supplier / Product identification, Qualification and validation, cost reduction of the components and reduction of the overall product BOM cost. Reports to the SCM Manager


  • Develop a multiple vendor base wrt. organisation strategy.
  • Alternate supplier / product identification, Qualification, and validation.
  • Generate and implement efficient sourcing and category management strategies
  • Analyzing and calculating procurement costs and developing cost reduction strategies.
  • Cost analysis, budgeting, forecasting, market and supplier research and analysis.
  • Work with business partners to identify and drive Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) process improvements to reduce costs.
  • Drives strategic cost management (lean/ continuous improvement programs / should-cost models)
  • Negotiating contracts with key suppliers, including costs and terms of supply, service, and quality to deliver Best-In-Class pricing (Cost Models, Benchmarking, Market Intelligence).
  • Develop supplier database and establish annual purchasing contracts for lower value, high value items
  • Ensures world-class supply base (supplier selection and allocation, standardization, negotiation and contracting, supplier performance rating and measurement)
  • Proactively ensures long term capacity and the availability of scarce components
  • Do cost benchmarking exercise for the critical parts sourced.
  • Support New product development involving suppliers at early stage of design/development action


  • Degree in Mechanical or Electrical/Electronic Engineering


  • 6 -7 years sourcing experience in Solar Inverter, Drives, Wind Converter products.


  • Bangalore, India.

Company Overview:-

FIMER is the fourth largest solar inverter supplier in the world. Specializing in solar inverters and mobility systems, it has over 1100 employees worldwide and offers a comprehensive solar solutions portfolio across all applications. FIMER’s skills are further strengthened by its bold and agile approach that sees it consistently invest in R&D. With a presence in 26 countries together with local training centers and manufacturing hubs, FIMER remains close to its customers and the ever-evolving dynamics of the energy industry.