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Sr. Buyer

By February 9, 2023No Comments

Responsible for leading and supporting procurement activities within the Commodity and Program functions and initiatives at the plant level.

? Ensure high levels of supplier quality. Assess needs and provide solutions for supply issues that arise, to ensure builds are on target.

? Provide presentation of analysis for procurement recommendations and long-term strategic planning to senior management.

? Charged with the management of examining opportunities to create actions for continuous improvement and accessing the efficiency of current processes.

? Facilitate negotiations with prospective vendors, including pricing, commercial terms and

conditions, freight terms, and contract management.

? Collaborate with engineering to ensure all purchased automotive components were within the required specifications and looking for areas to maximize value.

? Responsible for an average of over $3M of cost reduction on a yearly basis.

? Experience in handling different automotive programs, ability to to manage 100 different suppliers with an average annual spend of almost $100M.

? Advanced user of QAD, advanced user of SAP procurement systems, and skilled in all Microsoft office programs.