NPI Buyer - Temporal

Date: Jun 20, 2024

Location: Cuautitlán Izcalli, Mexico State, MX

Company: Tenneco

Tenneco is one of the world’s leading designer, manufacturers and marketers of automotive products for original equipment and aftermarket customers, with approximately 78.000 team members working at more than 300 sites worldwide. Through our four business groups, Motorparts, Ride Performance, Clean Air and Powertrain, Tenneco is driving advancements in global mobility by delivering technology solutions for diversified global markets, including light vehicle, commercial truck, off-highway, industrial, motorsport and the aftermarket.



The NPI Buyer will directly report to the Purchasing Manager and will act as the primary support by preparing required documentation for NPI development with suppliers.

Responsible for driving the RFQ process and analyzing the results associated with the Request for Quote (RFQ)/Request for Information (RFI), working on New Part Introduction and ensuring suppliers meet requirements for price, development requirements and quality. 





  • Assist in the development of new part introduction process and  implementation.
  • Manage the current pool of suppliers in request for information process
  • Prepare required documentation for periodical supplier meetings for progress
  • Attend meetings as required to support or represent Purchasing Manager.
  • Prepare and send RFQ/RFIs for commodity projects.
  • Maintain consistent communication with suppliers to ensure RFQ timelines are met.
  • Interface between suppliers and engineering/operations/marketing to answer any questions related to RFQ documents.
  • Perform financial analysis of RFQ results to determine overall cost competitiveness.
  • Make sourcing recommendations based upon RFI and RFQ results.
  • Problem Solver mindset to accelerate and support the process for a NPI in order to achieve the annual target for launche
  • Good organization to manage information from different suppliers
  • Identify opportunities to improve timing process for a NPI
  • Manage different systems to follow up NPI process according of the product line



  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering / Business / Materials Management or Logistics


  • 2-4 years of experience in Purchasing/Procurement and/or Materials Management, preferred
  • Demonstrated background and proven experience with RFQ processes, data analysis and commodity support
  • Excellent interpersonal and English communication skills


An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.