NPD Procurement Sourcing Specialist

Job Order #: 15459780

Billerica, MA 01821

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 9/8/2021

EXPIRES 12/7/2021

Job Description

Billerica company is looking for a NPD Procurement Sourcing Specialist

We are seeking a NPD Procurement Sourcing Specialist to join our team. This individual will:
Provide supply chain support for New Product Development (NPD) Projects.  
Serve as primary liaison between NPD and the supply chain team.
In conjunction with Engineering and our Supply Chain group, facilitate sourcing new parts and qualifying new suppliers.
Prepare and present RFQs for Prototype Tooling, Parts and Materials in support of validation and test activities.
Create and manage PO Requisitions for New Product Development Projects.  
Manage the business relationship between Nuvera and prototype & tooling suppliers assuring conformance to quality, delivery and cost.
Assist commodity leaders and procurement team with supplier onboarding, audits and evaluation.
Manage sourcing and supplier relationships for commodities (e.g., pumps, hardware and other consumables) as assigned.
Support continuous improvement, safety and quality initiatives at Nuvera.
Provide data analysis and visualization support to Procurement Manager in support of creating and maintaining supply chain metrics dashboard and visual control boards.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
Serve as primary liaison between NPD teams/programs and the supply chain team.
Support through RFQs and Requisitions, and track prototype tooling and materials in support of test and validation activities.
Manage, track and report part changes, obsolescence and costing for engineering changes and part additions / subtractions.
Obtain production quotes from suppliers for assigned NPD project parts and prepare quote analyses per request.
Provide support for NPD Project Managers in working with suppliers to manage change content and assure part availability for plant builds.
Support continuous improvement, safety and quality initiates.
Manage Tooling Quotes and POs in support of NPD and liaison with NPD Procurement Project Managers in negotiation of cost and delivery.

Required Job Qualifications (unless otherwise noted):

Educational Background
BS in Business or Engineering or equivalent degree and experience

Previous Work Experience
Minimum 2+ years? experience working in manufacturing environments.
Procurement experience with participation in new product introductions.  

Special Skills, Experience and Abilities
Broad Business and Commercial Knowledge:
Business and Corporate Strategy concepts / knowledge
Financial analysis and Accounting
Total Cost Management experience
Superior communication skills.
Experience with common ERP systems. SAP experience a plus.
Strong Microsoft Office skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Project applications.
Data analysis, visualization tools experience a plus.
Proactive professional communication both with the supplier and within Nuvera/HYG to accomplish assigned responsibilities.
Clear, well communicated products (reports, analysis, spreadsheets, documents, RFQ?s, etc.) delivered on time.

Physical requirements/Work environment
Ability to work in a typical office environment

Travel Required
Up to 20%
May include international

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