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Last Updated Date: Feb 19, 2021

Location: 58504, ND, US, 58504

Company: Doosan Corp

Job Information

Represent the sourcing organization on New Product Development (NPD) projects. Manage and support the procurement of materials during the product development phases. Support supplier costing and quoting processes for strategic sourcing.

Role & Responsibility

  • Coordinate and implement supply strategies to achieve ongoing cost, quality, and delivery improvements for NPD projects
  • Process and update cost estimates and quotes
  • Assist accounting with project cost roll-ups and all cost types
  • Manage request for quotes (RFQ) to support stakeholders and NPD programs
  • Ensure early and ongoing supplier and procurement involvement in the NPD process
  • Build strong value-adding relationships with suppliers, internal customers, and cross-functional departments
  • Supply forecasts and schedules as required
  • Assist planning in minimizing inventory and obsolescence
  • Understand and communicate nondisclosure agreement supply and warranty agreements, including terms and conditions
  • Collaborate with sourcing, planning, and additional stakeholders on solving problems
  • Support projects as sourcing lead when required
  • Advise sourcing management of any potential major supplier problems and risks that could adversely affect the supply of components
  • Assist in maintaining data integrity in all related systems
  • Support other duties as assigned

Job Requirement

  • Bachelors degree in related field preferred. Equivalent education and/or experience allowed.
  • 0 - 2 years experience.
  • Ability to assess the economic impacts of supplier tooling costs, lead times, and unit costs.
  • PC Skills; Excel, Oracle, Power Point. 
  • Must demonstrate a high level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Less than 10% travel required. 


Doosan Bobcat is interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However,  we will not provide sponsorship or support for any immigration status for this position.


Doosan Bobcat, a leading global manufacturer of construction, agriculture and landscaping equipment, attachments and services, is committed to empowering people to accomplish more.

As a part of the Doosan Group, which employs more than 43,000 people in 38 countries worldwide, the company offers its customers products and solutions to help build stronger businesses and communities. Based in Seoul, South Korea, with its North America headquarters in West Fargo, North Dakota, Doosan Bobcat is home to world-renowned brands. This includes: Bobcat® compact equipment; Doosan Portable Power products; BOB-CAT Mowers; Ryan and Steiner grounds care equipment; and Geith attachments.

At Doosan Bobcat, our success is powered by our people. Through our winning culture and one global team working together, we deliver the best products and service to our customers – and make the world a better place. Join our team today and start building your career with a worldwide leader.

Doosan is committed to a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, race, color, religion, creed, citizenship status, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. Individuals with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation in the application process or who need assistance accessing the information on this website should call 701-241-8700. Doosan is a VEVRAA federal contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans.

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Nearest Major Market: North Dakota
Nearest Secondary Market: Bismarck