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NPI Materials Manager

Company: Mini-Circuits
Location: New York
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Mini-Circuits designs, manufactures and distributes integrated circuits, modules, and sub-systems for high performance radio frequency (RF) and microwave applications. With design, sales and manufacturing locations in over 30 countries, Mini-Circuits' products are used in a range of wired and wireless communications applications. Our products are also used in detection, measurement and imaging applications, including military communication, guidance and electronic countermeasure systems, commercial, scientific, military land, sea and aircraft; automotive systems, medical systems, and industrial test equipment.Mini-Circuits' sells our products to over 20,000 customers globally through our direct sales force, applications engineering staff, sales representatives, as well as through our extensive web site.
Reporting to the Director Global Sourcing, the NPI Materials Manager will recruit, train, and manage a 5-10-person global team of NPI Buyer/Planners to support all supply chain requirements for our Product Development process. The NPI Materials Manager will work closely with Engineering, Quality and Supply Chain leaders to influence product design decision-making and provide all necessary supply support to achieve our NPI target cost, delivery and quality requirements.
Job Functions (day-to-day responsibilities):

  • Lead a global team of 5-10 NPI Buyer/Planners
  • Hire, train, and develop supply chain professionals
  • Develop, implement and enforce Mini-Circuits global supply chain policies and processes for supporting our Product Development process
  • Establish and maintain Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for NPI Supply
  • Chain:
  • Strategic Supply Alignment
  • NPI Supply Support
  • Mass Production Transition Performance
    • Enhance Mini-Circuits use of data management tools to simplify and improve our engagement with suppliers. (ERP, EDI, Supplier Portal, Contract Mgmt, others)
    • Drive supplier performance improvement in partnership with Engineering and Supplier Quality teams
    • Expedite supplier deliveries to support Mini-Circuits' Customer On-Time Delivery
    • Continuously evaluate new technologies and suppliers, report on market conditions and trends to ensure our business competitiveness
    • Work cross-functionally to support Mini-Circuits' business goals
      Supervisory Responsibility:
      • Manage a global team of 5-10 people. Must be able to create and foster a collaborative environment that supports global team members.
        • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Business, Supply Chain, or related technical field
        • Professional certifications in supply chain/procurement/contract management desired
        • 10+ years' experience in purchasing and/or supply chain with 5+ years leading a supply chain team; preferably within an electronics technology environment
        • Strong supply chain experience with ERP, E Sourcing platforms, and RFQ tools
        • Strong interpersonal skills to interface, coordinate and negotiate with company personnel and supplier executives
        • Cross-functional experience at the interfaces of engineering/technology, operations, quality, and finance

Keywords: Mini-Circuits, New York , NPI Materials Manager, Executive , New York, New York

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