Cummins Inc. NPI Project Buyer in Darlington, United Kingdom
NPI Project Buyer
NPI Project Buyer
We are currently seeking a talented NPI Project Buyer, to join the New Product Introduction Technical Sourcing team, based in Darlington, working on a hybrid basis 2-3 times per week on site.
The role is pivotal for the business to achieve its growth goals and deliver to our customers the required product in order to meet the upcoming EuroVII Emission Regulations.
Your impact will be seen in these and other ways:
Responsible for all purchasing deliverables for PPP/PDE (Product development initial stages) initiatives and NPI purchasing deliverables for the programs
Work with global technical sourcing teams and Sourcing teams on supplier identification, sourcing strategy, RFQ package creation, co-sourcing activities, LOI, Tooling kick off, BPA set up, among other activities
Participate in design reviews and ensure that DQRs are completed on time. Proactively work to identify cost reduction opportunities and provide continuous feedback to engineering function to optimize design from cost perspective.
Keep track of all cost elements and maintain DMC and V/O for the program. Use TCM, Should Cost and other tools to develop cost targets; negotiate with suppliers when gaps exist between quoted prices and targets. Track and report numbers to support value capture initiative.
Participate in weekly readiness meetings and ensure that parts are available for the various builds during NPI process.
To be a success in this role you will need:
New Product development experience within an Automotive or manufacturing environment
Previous stakeholder management experience with the ability to communicate on a cross functional basis
Experience of sourcing or procurement – from manufacturing companies with exposure to various Manufacturing processes: Stamping and fabrications, Machining, Casting would be an advantage.
Compensation and Benefits
Salary depending on experience: £48,200 - £58,000
Defined contribution pension scheme - company contributions up to 9%
Annual bonus plan - target 8% (based upon company performance)
Private medical insurance
Health cash plan - support towards medical, optical and dental costs
25 days annual leave plus public holidays
Employee discount scheme - covering 100's of retailers
Family friendly policies
Primary Location United Kingdom-England-Darlington-UK, Darlington, Cummins Engine Co Ltd
Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office
Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced
Job Posting Sep 9, 2022, 6:54:17 AM
Unposting Date Ongoing
Req ID: 2200077Z