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New Project Introduction Buyer

Reamstown, PA, US, 17567

Jan 13, 2021


dormakaba is seeking a New Project Introduction Buyer in our Procurement department. This role is responsible for driving down product cost and time-to-marketing during new product development. We are looking for the right candidate to manage sourcing for new product development and align with the respective company strategy before decisions are made for the appropriate vendors etc. for the new projects.



  • Drives down product cost and time-to-market during new product development
  • Actively involved in product development process with R&D
  • Facilitates design-to-cost discussions
  • Recommends alternative/ already existing parts
  • Aligns with respective category strategy/ manager before sourcing of specified parts
  • Decides on supplier for specified parts during new product development according to respective category strategy
  • Supports and execute procurement-related tasks during engineering change projects
  • Tool replacement management Engineering notice management (ECN)
  • Close collaboration with R&D and alignment with respective category leaders/managers
  • In sourcing/out sourcing projects executed by NPI Buyer/Manager based on the Category Strategy (in alignment with the Category Leader/Manager)
  • Searches for vendors providing new technologies (in alignment with the Category Leader/Manager)
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Manager in support of departmental goals



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Supply Management preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience in procurement / supply chain management
  • Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM), Certified in Production and Inventory Control (CPIM) preferred
  • Project Management experience



  • Candidates who embrace dormakaba’s core values will be most successful in our organization: Trust, Customer First, Curiosity, Courage and Performance
  • Team player and strong collaborator
  • Problem solver (always brings solutions, enjoys challenges)
  • Dependable (reliable and follows through on commitments)
  • Continuous improvement/innovative mindset (always looking for better ways of doing things and not satisfied with the status quo)



  • An opportunity to work in global company with a family culture and strong core values (Trust, Customer First, Curiosity, Courage and Performance)
  • Competitive pay with great benefits options (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance, 401(k), Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay
  • Career fulfillment with growth and development opportunities 
  • Employee discounts (online discounts for shopping, travel, insurance etc.) and much more!



dormakaba USA Inc.









Barbara Mendoza
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