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NPD (New Product Development) Buyer

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Last Updated Date: Dec 5, 2021

Location: Bismarck or West Fargo, ND, US, 58504

Company: Doosan Corp

Job Information

Represent the Procurement organization on all projects. Manage and support the procurement of materials during the product development phase. Support all supplier and costing quoting processes in support of Strategic Procurement.

Location: Bismarck ND or West Fargo ND

Role & Responsibility

  • Coordinate and implement supply strategies to achieve ongoing cost, quality, and delivery improvements for NPD projects
  • Process and update cost estimates and quotes
  • Assist accounting with project cost roll-ups and all cost types
  • Manage requests for quotes (RFQ) to support stakeholders and NPD programs
  • Ensure early and ongoing supplier and procurement involvement in the NPD process
  • Build strong value-adding relationships with suppliers, internal customers, and cross-functional departments
  • Supply forecasts and schedules as required
  • Assist planning in minimizing inventory and obsolescence
  • Understand and communicate nondisclosure agreement supply and warranty agreements, including terms and conditions
  • Collaborate with sourcing, planning, and additional stakeholders on solving problems
  • Support projects as sourcing lead when required
  • Advise sourcing management of any potential major supplier problems and risks that could adversely affect the supply of components
  • Assist in maintaining data integrity in all related systems
  • Support other duties as assigned

Job Requirement

  • Bachelors degree in related field preferred. Equivalent education and/or experience may be considered
  • 0 - 2 years experience
  • Ability to assess the economic impacts of supplier tooling costs, lead times, and unit costs
  • PC Skills, Excel, Oracle, Power Point
  • Must demonstrate a high level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Less than 10% travel required
  • Global Breadth – Single-Site (One Location)


As a part of the Doosan Group, which employs more than 43,000 people in 38 countries worldwide, the company offers its customers products and solutions to help build stronger businesses and communities. Based in Seoul, South Korea, with its North America headquarters in West Fargo, North Dakota, Doosan Bobcat is a leading global manufacturer of construction, agriculture, landscaping and grounds maintenance equipment, attachments and services. The company is committed to empowering people to accomplish more. 

Doosan Bobcat North America is home to world-renowned brands, including Bobcat® compact equipment, Doosan® portable power products, Ryan® and Steiner® grounds maintenance equipment and Geith® attachments. Doosan Bobcat North America is a tradename of Clark Equipment Company.

Doosan is committed to a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, race, color, religion, creed, citizenship status, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. Individuals with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation in the application process or who need assistance accessing the information on this website should call 701-241-8700. Doosan is a VEVRAA federal contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans.

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Nearest Major Market: North Dakota
Nearest Secondary Market: Bismarck