Sr. Buyer

Description Anritsu Company is the United States subsidiary of Anritsu Corporation, a global provider of innovative communications test and measurement solutions for 120 years. Anritsu's "2020 VISION" philosophy engages customers as true partners to help develop wireless, optical, microwave/RF, and digital instruments as well as operation support systems for R&D, manufacturing, installation, and maintenance applications. Anritsu also provides precision microwave/RF components, optical devices, and high-speed electrical devices for communication products and systems. The company develops advanced solutions for 5G, M2M, IoT, as well as other emerging and legacy wireline and wireless communication markets. With offices throughout the world, Anritsu has approximately 4,000 employees in over 90 countries. Anritsu is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to all employees.  We offer standard benefits such as major medical, vision and dental coverage, life insurance, Employee Assistance Plan, Flexible Spending Accounts, a generous 401(k) Matching Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, and profit sharing.  Our benefit package is designed to positively impact all aspects of your life; to help you and your family succeed; and to maintain our status as a "perfect job."  Come find out what Anritsu has to offer you! As a Sr. New Product Introduction Buyer based in Morgan Hill, CA you will be the primary liaison between Procurement and New Product Development Teams.  Additional responsibilities include: Support development teams through procurement of material, identification of appropriate supply chain and new supplier approval. Reduce risk of product introduction delays and long term viability through analysis of purchased material lifecycle, usage of preferred suppliers, maintenance of safety BOMS for long lead-time material and new supplier assessments. Manage new part release process for all purchased material Establish material cost for new product cost analysis and standard cost establishment Manage all prototype and pilot run printed circuit board assembly demand at our contract manufacturers Work with strategic sourcing to identify and fill gaps in technology needs as identified by product development. Management of inventory related to lab projects Manage suppliers to support NPI launch schedules and attend engineering/project meetings, ensuring adherence to our preferred suppliers and commodity strategies Coordinate with Production Planning to align NPI plans with MRP schedules for prototype, pilot and initial production runs. Reporting to the Director of Procurement based in Morgan Hill, CA Requirements 10+ years of Procurement experience 5+ years of new product introduction supportexperience BS/BA degree in Supply Chain, Business Administration, Economics or Engineering Contract Manufacturing experience a plus RF and Microwave technology experience a plus In order to be successful in this role, the following competencies and behavior skills are required: Adaptability, Analysis, Assertiveness, Collaboration, Commitment to Quality, Compliance, Creativity, Decision Making, Decisiveness, Critical Thinking, Dedication, Empowerment, Information Management, Initiative, Interpersonal Skills, Problem Solving, Strategic Thinking, Written and Verbal Communication Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. SRBUY01214
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
11 - 15 years

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