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Buyer - NPI PCB

Shenzhen, China / Remote

We're looking for a supply chain professional for the Asia NPI PCB Buyer position, a bedrock role to the success of product launch. This role will run NPI PCB forecasting, planning, and procurement to meet tight project roadmap in a very fast paced environment. Hence we expect the candidate possesses plural skills - 40% procurement, 30% program management, and 30% planning.

What you'll be doing:

  • Review project timelines, handle risk buys efficiently with just-in-time methodology.
  • Analyze mid/low priority recurring demands, plan and distribute production wisely to mitigate capacity impact to other high priority projects.
  • Forecast next generation high priority demands based on historical data, reserve materials and capacity at suppliers beforehand.
  • Connect with internal teams and external suppliers, ensure PCB to arrive contract manufacturer production sites ahead of planned build start date.
  • Negotiate best available cost friendly PCB fabrication leadtime with suppliers.
  • Occasionally, track and update full-path PCB ordering status (from order placement to goods receiving) to requesters.
  • Keep accurate and clean ordering records to support tracking and reporting.
  • Propose and lead continuous improvement initiatives towards efficiency and/or scalability.

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What we need to see:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of experience as Buyer, Planner, Project Manager, Materials Manager, or equivalent responsibilities.
  • Experience working with suppliers both local and offshore.
  • Capable of coordinating and prioritizing tasks under high pressure with minimum supervision.
  • Rich experiences in processing data with Excel.
  • Proficient in analyzing trends (say price, or volume, or expense) with Excel.
  • Ability to visualize and demonstrate above mentioned data to management with PowerPoint.
  • Familiar with SAP PRD and PDP/Windchill.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Fluent in English, both verbal and written.

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Last position involved closely with NPI activities.
  • Most recent position with HLC and/or HDI PCB experiences.
  • Rich experiences collaborating with global CEM factories (Foxconn, Wistron, Flextronics, etc.).
  • In-depth knowledge of data streams automation, preferably RPA, Power BI, or Python.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Client-provided location(s): Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China
Job ID: NVIDIA-JR1981517
Employment Type: Full Time