New Product Introduction Planner/Buyer in Santa Rosa, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/9/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Duration:
    20 weeks
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  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $24.42/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

New Product Introduction Planner/Buyer- 6 month contract- Santa Rosa

The Technology Order Fulfillment Supply Chain team is looking for a dynamic NPI Planner/Buyer. This position will work within an exceptional team of supply chain professionals to support companies introductions and material supply chain. You will work with operations, engineering, and supply chain experts to enable material flows and supplies are available to our broad customer base.


A successful candidate for this key role possesses the following:

Strong work ethic - an attitude of doing whatever it takes to meet objectives, combined with a willingness to learn new things and contribute quickly to the team's results.

- Ability to create innovative solutions to complex problems.

 - Experience and proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of tools such as Excel, Powerpoint and Word. Experience with Oracle ERP and web based tools/systems required.

 - Strong business sense with a clear understanding of supply chain and planning fundamentals.

 - Proven ability to interact with cross-functional teams and deliver results.

 - Exceptionally strong communication and teamwork skills.

Core responsibilities include:

- Part initiations, costing, and attribute setups

- Schedule management, reviews and material balancing 

- Supply and Demand management and communication to customers and stakeholders

- Direction of operational actions to support plans

- Information gathering and communication

- Continuous process improvement ideas and initiatives


A detail oriented, effective communicator is critical in this role.  
NPI work requires completing tasks and communicating information in a fast-paced, variable, team-based work environment.  
Role includes elements, of planning, procurement, project management, and information coordination.
Education Requirements: College Degree (business related disciplines) 
Relevant experience is a plus

VOLT is an equal opportunity employer!