NPI Buyer (HID-1724)

Krakow Europe, Middle East and AfricaPolandKrakow
HID Global
Job Type: 
Functional Area: 
Supply Chain
Job Level: 
Mid-Senior Level

NPI Buyer (HID-1724)

Explore the capabilities of NPI Buyer position in Cracow.

Submit your application and became a part of #globalsupplychain team.

We are a growing multinational technical security company based in Krakow that offers its
employees a fun work environment, flexibility and career opportunity.

The Company:

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. Every day millions of people in more than 100 countries use our products and services to securely access physical and digital places. Over 2 billion things that need to be identified, verified and tracked are connected through HID Global’s technology. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We work with governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet—helping them to create trusting and trusted physical and digital environments so that they and the people who use them can fulfill their potential. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 4,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit or check us out on

The Position:

This role is a part of the Global Supply Chain team pivotal in the commercialization of new products from development to manufacturing.  This role will drive and execute material plans working with Design Engineering and Category Management for new product ramp plans. This person will be an active participant in new product introduction team as the key procurement contact for tactical material status. Candidate will ensure that all buying decisions support the specific needs and requirements of the Business Unit.  NPI Buyer should also ensure all relevant preliminary information to procure parts, materials, equipment and/or services necessary for the operation of an organization.
Candidate will be working with project team members in other geographic locations and needs to be able to understand and react to the needs of all internal customers and compensate for the geographic disparity with increased communication. The global coordination will focus on key raw material supplier constraints as well as finished good production plans. Candidate will be supporting worldwide team from Cracow, where R&D center is still growing up.

We are waiting for you, apply now!

Some of your tasks will include:

  • Proactive communication with vendors and project teams
  • Support manufacturing issues and continuous improvement actions
  • Provide feedback to appropriate departments of the CM partner to meet the requirements
  • Develop strong relationships internally with stakeholders, with the various functions at the CM partner, and with OEM suppliers
  • Assess NPI bill of materials for lifecycle and risk issues
  • Interact with Global Planning for all new product introductions to analyze ramp to demand
  • Assist with or lead supplier negotiations and contract development
  • Develop supplier implementation plans in alignment with Global Supply Chain strategies
  • International travel (5-10%) could be expected in the role

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or Supply Chain with minimum 5 to 8 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 5-8 years broad manufacturing management experience is a must
  • Experience developing supply agreements and managing supplier relationships
  • Strong organizational skills with a focus on follow up and follow through is expected
  • Fluent in English both written and spoken
  • Fluent in Polish both written and spoken
  • Familiar with Windows based Operating systems
  • Proficient in MS Office software applications, such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Familiarity with software applications such as Oracle and Agile is desirable
  • Familiarity with Electronics Manufacturing

Why Should You Apply?

  • Competitive salary package and yearly bonus
  • Stable employment in a friendly international atmosphere
  • Flexible working hours
  • Private medical care, life insurance
  • Multisport cards
  • In-house free English classes
  • Training budget
  • Lunch discounts
  • Ergonomic workplaces with all necessary tools and equipment
  • Free bike and car parking for all employees

How to apply?

Please submit your application via our website.

Closing date for applications: June 30th, 2021.

HID Global is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a diverse workplace and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.