The NPI Buyer is responsible for quoting, negotiating pricing and purchasing inventory, prototype materials, tooling and services in support of New Product Introduction (NPI) activities. This role requires assessment of vendor and prototype shop capacity and lead time to coordinate with project timelines and due dates. The NPI Buyer will work with 10+ Design Engineers on multiple programs.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
Primary Liaison between NPI team and our suppliers during NPI process
Supports commodity cost reduction, lead time reduction and supplier consolidation projects.
Selects potential suppliers based on commodity / project scope / budget
Responsible for establishing new sources as approved suppliers
Creates and maintains purchase orders
Pulls all documentation and sends out quote requests to suppliers
Evaluates supplier quotes and awards accordingly
Reviews Engineering Change Requests. Identifies open PO liability, effectivity dates and item attributes prior to approving
Works with Planning to disposition Excess and Obsolete material
Reviews item attributes and submits required changes to the Master Data Management team to implement
Working with Production Buyers, facilitate the smooth transition of new items from development through First Article acceptance and release to production
A contributing member of the MRB team for dispositioning non-conforming material
Escalates supplier related issues in a prompt manner
Performs other tasks and duties as required
Previous work experience within the Electronics industry is a plus
Proven track record working with international suppliers; Asian suppliers preferred
Experience in dealing with sheet metal supplier experience a plus.
Ability to read and understand Engineering Drawings.
Working experience with ERP systems, and Agile preferred.
Microsoft Office Suite, proficiency in Microsoft Excel preferred
Working knowledge of item attributes and their effects on MRP messages
Presents possible solutions when escalating an issue
Excellent written and verbal communication skills within all levels of the organization
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships
10 Plus years in Electronic industry, Contract Manufacturer, product Design companies
Independently manged the project.
Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter
Industry:Semiconductors / Electronics
Employment Type:Permanent Job, Full Time
Desired Candidate Profile
UG:B.Tech/B.E. - Any Specialization, Computers, Electrical, Electronics/Telecommunication, Mechanical
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