NPI Senior Buyer/Planner Silver Spring Networks
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Plan and purchase all mechanical materials for NPI alpha and beta builds to be consigned to the contract manufacturer.
Monitor all design changes for new products and take the appropriate actions as they relate to alpha, beta, and pilot builds (introductory through production).
Provide material support to contract manufacturers for long lead time, high minimum purchase quantity, and difficult to locate components.
Provide support to NPI, Manufacturing, and Engineering Test and Design activities as they relate to new products from alpha through early production.
Manage shipments of consigned materials to and from contract manufacturers to eliminate build shortages.
Manage shipments of material between contract manufacturers to optimize consumption of consigned and excess materials.
Manage material and transformation costs on proto builds and be able to break costs down and negotiate with Contract Manufacturers when required.
Track and record the breakdown of NPI purchases and provide monthly report to NPI Materials Manager.
Work with Finance to maintain up-to-date reconciliation of purchase order expenses.
Provide written status reports to various organizations and be able to provide concise explanations on difficult programs. When required, present program status and be able explain costs.
Advise NPI Materials Manager of project/product material status for part shortages and all component issues that could negatively affect product commit dates.
Minimum AS Degree, BS degree preferred
Minimum 5 years experience working and interfacing with Suppliers, Manufacturing, Inventory Management, Quality and Engineering.
Person must be able to work in a fast paced environment prioritizing requirements and fulfilling obligations
Experience woking with Agile, Excel and Oracle
Detailed oriented, with excellent organization and follow through skills
Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
Excellent written and negotiation skills
Redwood City, California, United States
||555 Broadway Street |
Redwood City, CA 94063
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We are a highly innovative, committed team, collaborating to make a difference in the world. Our rapid growth, passion and high energy create a somewhat chaotic and intense environment, yet we are very focused on our customers and meeting our commitments. We are smart, creative and hard-working, and believe the work we do and the people we work with are fun. Silver Spring Networks had their IPO in March of 2013 and we are not looking back.
Investors: Foundation Capital All Jobs: at Silver Spring Networks
|Headquarters:||555 Broadway Street|
Redwood City, CA 94063
|Industry:||Cleantech / Energy|
|Company Profile:||With more than ten years of experience, Silver Spring Networks is the leader in networking technologies that modernize today's power grid. We have delivered more than 16.5 million Silver Spring-enabled devices, which our utility partners rely on, in concert with our software and services, to improve energy management and efficiency. Silver Spring securely connects consumers and utility providers through powerful and proven energy networks that can be easily expanded as needs evolve.
Our open, standards-based networking solutions enable all energy devices, from in-home energy devices to smart meters to load control devices, to connect together to deliver the highest performance possible. By connecting homes and businesses directly with their local utility, we help everyone manage and integrate renewable energy sources better, bringing greater energy efficiency to the planet and our world - brilliantly.
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