Supply Chain - Electrical Product Engineer (EPE)

  • Location:
    Lysaker, Norway
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Hardware
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

At Lysaker, Oslo you find Cisco Webex Devices. We make the best video conference systems in the world – whether you’re at your desk, in the meeting room or in the Boardroom. Our greatest advantage is that we make hardware and software, and we have our Global Supply Chain Organization close to the developers.

Product Operations is part of the Supply Chain organization at Cisco which has more than 2,000 employees in over 50 locations around the world.

Our vision and strategy is to emphasize the importance of providing our customers an outstanding customer experience by delivering a flexible, innovative and scalable supply chain while continuing to build upon our strong operational foundation.

We are looking for an Electrical Product Engineer (EPE) to join our Product Operations team.

Cisco is also committed to social and environmental responsibility in our supply chain. We work with our suppliers to maintain a sustainable supply chain that meets our standards for ethics, labor practices, health and safety, and the environment.

We encourage you to become a part of this multifaceted organization where daily we demonstrate Cisco’s driven spirit and accelerate time to market by empowering our employees. As Cisco expands into new technologies, and geographies, there has never been a better time to be part of the team.

What You'll Do

The Cisco Supply Chain Operations organization is responsible for supporting the realisation of creative and sophisticated engineering innovations from the drawing board all the way through to general availability.

The Electrical Product Engineer provides the technical expertise to guide a design from initial concept to mass production. As part of the cross-functional team, the EPE’s primary role is to work alongside the design team to ensure the product to be launched is resilient by design and capable of consistently achieving a high standard of manufacturing and field quality when in mass production.

In the role of EPE, you will:

  • Drive design for manufacturability (DFM) activities. Incorporating DFQ (quality), DFR (reliability), DFSC (supply chain), DFS (service)
  • Evaluate the design realization of Electronic Circuits to ensure Products are both Cost optimal and launched with the best possible material Resiliency (BOM Risk).
  • Drive cost avoidance and/or improvements in New Product Introduction (NPI) and Sustaining.
  • Build-out and thereafter maintain a products BOM.

Who You’ll Work With

The EPE partners with the Collaboration BU Engineering teams and Operations functions. You will work with a cross functional team in Product Operations and across Supply Chain Operations functions including Technology & Quality, Global Manufacturing & Logistics, Global Supplier Management and Component Engineering.

Who You Are

We highly value a curious mindset and a pragmatic approach to problem solving. As a person, you have an urge for continuous product and process improvement. You like to share your knowledge and are willing to learn and adapt. You are more than happy to ask questions and provide feedback – both positive and negative – constructively and have great interpersonal skills.

Do you have:

  • Proven abilities in the design and/or layout of Elecrtonic Circuits
  • Experience working with PCBA manufacturing
  • Excellent organization and time management skill
  • Ability to influence decisions based on solid reasoning
  • Strong written, verbal and formal presentation skills
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills with a passion for solving problems
  • Abilities in data analytics
  • Some experience or a strong appreciation for Software development
  • Flexible and able to adapt in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Think, understand and act holistically (outside the box)

Our Qualifications for This Role

  • Typically educated in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or similar technical subject (Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent)
  • Several years’ experience in a similar Supply Chain role, manufacturing, or product development
  • Experience working on new circuit designs encompassing electronic components.

Who We Are

At Cisco Product Ops you will get a real opportunity to grow as an Operation Leader.

We provide internal and external training, and you will have the access to the resources of one the largest technology companies in the world.

We believe that happy people can make anything happen. That´s probably why we were ranked #1 World´s Best Workplace in both 2019 and 2020, and #1 Norway’s best Workplace in 2021. In addition to a competitive salary, insurance, and other benefits, we offer:

  • a Cisco Fun aka Feeling young group – dedicated to creating outstanding memories for the Webex-family
  • a Cisco Play group that organizes yoga and weekly bootcamps, as well as an in-house fitness center – to strengthen your body and relieve your stress
  • flexible work hours, workspace & collaboration tools.
  • six weeks holiday – to make sure you´re well rested
  • five (paid) days for volunteer work – to make the world a better place
  • a day off on your birthday – because you deserve it

And of course, free ice cream on warm summer days!

Cisco Covid-19 Vaccination Policy
The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the U.S., unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.