R&D Buyer

Yavne - HQ - Full-time - Associate


Experienced Buyer, responsible for R&D & NPI purchasing activities, works closely with R&D team to identify needs and match suppliers’ solutions while assuring Operational criteria’s are met for future serial manufacturing products.

Take part in serial supplier’s management, owns day-to-day Suppliers operational management (Forecast, POs, FCO's, ECOs, obsolete\EOL , MRP actions, transitions, Repairs, service agreements, OTD, etc)


  • Provide sourcing for R&D mechanical projects in the development cycle (NPI)
  • Support risk purchasing, long lead items purchasing for buy and make items
  • Support Suppliers Selection, Supplier Development (automation, quality improvement, productivity increase)
  • Support sourcing Decisions in close collaboration with the R&D & Engineering .
  • Develop and retain strong supplier relationships and manage partnerships with cross functional teams and internal stakeholders.
  • Implement improved sourcing methods, tooling optimization and capability understanding, supplier risk assessment
  • Assist with cost modelling analysis support, and drive for design for cost
  • Participate in negotiations and use creative ways to drive value by the utilization of Value Based Sourcing and assist in the implementation and expansion payment terms
  • Maximize buying efficiency, minimize supply disruption, and financial risks for the company


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Degree in Industrial/Mechanical Engineer preferred
  • Ability to understand mechanical schematics and drawings
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant purchasing experience with a proven Track record of delivering cost reductions
  • Experience with purchasing mechanical items, knowledge, and familiarity with relevant suppliers, both in Israel and worldwide 
  • Experience in working with ERP systems, preferably Priority
  • Experience working with different Logistics processes (MRP, kitting, Shipping, etc)
  • Strong knowledge of the strategic sourcing methodology.
  • Flaunt English

Independent, team player with high negotiation skills, and excellent verbal ability

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