Senior Buyer

Endevis - Westland, MI (30+ days ago)3.6

Senior Buyer - Westland / Canton, MI area

We are working with a global automotive parts supplier looking to fill a number of Senior Buyer role. As a part of their new strategic plan they are creating these roles to develop a more robust and competitive supply base.

Position Summary

Supports team in performing the key commercial aspects of purchasing such as supplier selection, price negotiation, new material coordination, global coordination, and VA/VE lead working with Affiliate procurement, engineers and global purchasing members as well as support the development of the Purchasing and Commodity strategies.

Leads cost reduction objectives set and develops cost reduction strategies with suppliers Manages selection and sourcing of suppliers that are part of the strategic supply base and meet program commitments and requirements Supports Advanced Purchasing with cost reduction strategies or sourcing of new suppliers to support new programs Manages the selection of alternate sources of suppliers to ensure continuity, consistency of quality and competitive pricing Manages Supplier performance according to QCDE (Quality, Cost, Delivery, Environmental) to achieve overall targets and objectives Ensures compliance with all documentation (NDA, Supplier Contracts, SCN, PCN, SCR, Price evaluation reports, etc.) Conducts Executive Supplier reviews with key suppliers to improve overall performance Issues Tooling Purchase Orders, obtains photos from suppliers to support Business Unit payment Requirements

Bachelors Degree or relevant degree preferred or equivalent work experience
Required: 5-7 years previous Automotive Purchasing or Buyer experience. Preferred: 7+ years
Ability to read blue prints and schematics.
Strong automotive experience preferred


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