Manufacturing & NPI Buyer
Graphcore Ai
Bristol, UK
1d ago

Graphcore has created a completely new processor, the Intelligence Processing Unit (IPU), specifically designed for artificial intelligence.

The IPU’s unique architecture means developers can run current machine learning models orders of magnitude faster. More importantly, it lets AI researchers undertake entirely new types of work, not possible using current technologies, to drive the next great breakthroughs in general machine intelligence.

We believe our IPU technology will become the worldwide standard for artificial intelligence compute. The performance of Graphcore’s IPU is going to be transformative across all industries and sectors whether you are a medical researcher, roboticist or building autonomous cars.

Our team is at the forefront of the artificial intelligence revolution, enabling innovators from all industries and sectors to expand human potential with technology.

What we do, really makes a difference.

We are looking for a Manufacturing & NPI Buyer who will report to the Supply Chain Manager and will have accountability for the delivery of project and programme procurement and cost services

Responsibilities :

  • Contact with supply base, dealing with new product development and production, negotiation and placement of orders.
  • Processing of purchase orders and deliveries.
  • Negotiate, purchase and expedite production components in line with production and business requirements
  • Research new suppliers to increase supply base
  • Reduce costs and delivery lead times
  • Be comfortable navigating multi-layer BOMs
  • Monitor supplier performance and provide feedback
  • Monitor and report actual vs planned cost (PPV)
  • Participate in the development of project execution plans
  • Experience required :

  • Strong technical / electronics background.
  • Qualifications
  • Degree / HNC or equivalent level in an Engineering / Technical Subject
  • Will have experience in applying budgeting and cost control techniques within a complex environment.
  • Advanced knowledge of cost management techniques
  • Have intermediate / advanced Excel skills, good knowledge of MS Office and ERP systems
  • Have excellent stakeholder management and communication skills (written and oral) and a good understanding of Project Management principles and methodologies
  • Office : Bristol or Cambridge

    We welcome people of different backgrounds and experiences and are committed to building an inclusive work environment that makes Graphcore a great home for everyone.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and want to build a work environment where everyone is happy, productive and respectful so they can do their best work.

    If you have a disability or additional need that requires accommodation, just let us know.

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