Associate /Commodity Manager-NPI

Commodity Management Bangalore, India


Enphase Energy is a global energy technology company and leading provider of solar, battery, and electric vehicle charging products. Founded in 2006, Enphase transformed the solar industry with our revolutionary microinverter technology, which turns sunlight into a safe, reliable, resilient, and scalable source of energy to power our lives. Today, the Enphase Energy System helps people make, use, save, and sell their own power. Enphase is also one of the fastest growing and innovative clean energy companies in the world, with approximately 68 million products installed across more than 145 countries.

We are building teams that are designing, developing, and manufacturing next-generation energy technologies and our work environment is fast-paced, fun and full of exciting new projects.

If you are passionate about advancing a more sustainable future, this is the perfect time to join Enphase!


About the role:


  • SPOC for sourcing Activities for Assigned NPI project.
  • Ensure sourcing Project deliverables such as Quality, Delivery, Cost & Service deliverables are met for assigned project.
  • Active involvement in project planning
  • Drive cross functional team to ensure sourcing process are followed.
  • Product Cost Management at BOM level for all Commodities for the assigned project.
  • Risk Mitigation -EOL/NRND  /Globalization/Single source elimcation/PSL adherence



What you will be doing:


NPI Commodity Management:


  • Support Assigned mechanical commodity to all NPI projects.
  • Capacity planning and Single source risk mitigation at NPI stage.
  • Represent Enphase’s needs to the industry and drive supplier partnerships to enable aligned investments
  • Work with Enphase technical expert to define target candidate suppliers of Enphase NPIs based on Enphase commodity strategy
  • Lead commercial related activities including RFI/RFQs, cost finalization etc, and perform commodity management role in activities leading by other functions to support NPI.
  • Collaborate with Enphase Commodity experts and commodity team members drive best sourcing decisions based on TCO
  • Understand current market pricing and dynamics of competitive landscape
  • Define cost drivers, establish should cost and work with engineers to achieve Design-to-Cos
  • Escalation point for NPI team on assigned commodity related issues, including delivery, quality, supplier support, etc.




Strategy Development and Implementation


  • Collaborate with Enphase Global Commodity Manager –Sustaining and other commodity team members to define Enphase sourcing strategy.
  • Implement commodity strategy during whole NPI lifecycle.
  • Managing sourcing risks and create mitigation plan during whole NPI lifecycle.
  • Contribute valuable inputs to supplier scorecard and business review, follow up responsible action points and drive supplier improvement continuously.

Technology Management

  • Align suppliers and Enphase technology roadmaps through understanding of market trends, Enphase future requirements and suppliers’ technology value proposition.
  • Develop suppliers to enable innovative products/solutions to align with Enphase roadmap.
  • Be trusted partner and thought leader to Enphase product and development team

Who you are and what you bring:


  • Demonstrated ability to drive and close cross-functional project initiatives with great skill of project management.
  • Minimum BE (Preferable Engineering, ME Engineering and/or MBA)
  • 7+ years NPI/Global Commodity Management, Manufacturing or Management experience in a industry. Strong background on NPI management will be a plus.
  • Direct Experience in Assigned commodity.
  • Possesses strong technical and commercial knowledge on cost drivers.
  • Demonstrated leadership, collaboration and influencing skills.
  • Strong, positive, can-do attitude, self-motivated and directed.