Job ID: SP-7732 | Location: Samutprakarn, Thailand
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Job ID: SP-7732 | Location: Bangsaotong, Samutprakarn, Thailand

Sourcing Engineer

 Job Purpose: 

The Sourcing Engineer will implement sourcing plans / tactics for both direct and indirect materials to effectively manage the assigned portfolio and associated activities; monitor and maximize supplier performance; drive cost reductions; support the company’s business plan; achieve best total cost for all items; ensure strict adherence to company policies in all activities.





  • Develop sources of supply as required for supply chain, engineering and other company needs.
  • Analyze supply-demand from the LN system and provide guidance to management as required.
  • Coordinate completion of paperwork as required by the finance department and assist with PPV management
  • Keep management apprised of any foreseen problems.
  • Perform First Article Approval process.
  • Follow up for any changes in the PO due to price or quantity or other reason.
  • Follow up for on time delivery with supplier.
  • Manage non- conformities with the supplier for root cause and corrective action.
  • Prepare management summaries as required for all aspects of supplier selection and management, supplier KPI’s,PPV and others as required.
  • Works as a liaison to design engineering to understand specifications and performance test requirements in order to facilitate procurement of parts and equipment for aeronautical and aerospace products: Analyzes technical data, designs, preliminary specifications, manufacturing limitations, supplier facilities, and availability of parts and equipment.
  • Consults with engineering personnel to establish performance criteria and specifications for manufacturing and testing.
  • Investigates potential suppliers and recommends those most desirable.
  • Advises company personnel, suppliers, and customers of nature and function of parts and equipment.
  • Interviews supplier representatives regarding specifications, costs, inspection, and similar problems relating to parts and equipment.
  • Arranges and participates in conferences between suppliers and engineers, purchasers, inspectors, and other company personnel to facilitate material inspection, substitution, standardization, rework, salvage, utilization, and economical procurement of parts and equipment installed in aircraft, spacecraft, or related products.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement or Engineering preferably mechanical engineering, industrial engineering or aircraft engineering or any related field.
  • Excellent negotiating skills.
  • Thai native. Very good to Excellent in English .
  • Being able to work under pressure.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in manufacturing firm; preferably aviation industry.
  • Engineering and manufacturing background with a thorough technical-commercial knowledge and experience.
  • Familiar with the project administration system, LN or any other ERP system, as well as the Office applications of Microsoft is a requirement.

Successful applicant will receive attractive salary, food, gasoline allowance, and many other fringe benefits. Please submit resume (English) in PDF or Microsoft Word only,relevant documents, recent photograph and expected salary to:


Job Details:

  • Employment Type:

    Full Time, Permanent
  • Career Level:

    Entry Level
  • Required Qualification :

  • Required Experience :

    5 years
  • Company Industry:

  • Location:

    Bangsaotong, Samutprakarn, Thailand
  • Salary:

    Salary negotiable

Five-day work week
Overtime pay
Performance bonus
Transportation allowance
Medical insurance
Dental insurance
Life insurance

The Safran Cabin Bangkok business unit gained a leadership role in the global air cargo equipment market by providing its customers with ULDs of the highest quality. The product range includes air cargo containers, pallets and the successful Herculight ULD series. SAFRAN comprises Manufacturing facilities in Bangplee and Bangbo, Samutprakarn Thailand employing around 300 people, and a small Product Development & Sales team in The Netherlands.  Safran-Cabin  is part of the SAFRAN Group in Paris, France and has been operating in Bangplee for nearly 30 years. SAFRAN Group is a multinational aircraft engine, rocket engine, aerospace-component and defense Company with more than €20bn annual revenues and 91,000 employees in 60 countries.

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