Advanced Buyer in Greater Detroit Area at Auria

Date Posted: 3/23/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

POSITION SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS (PSR):

  • Highly technical background with focus on automotive interiors
  • Be familiar with the automotive vendor base and their capabilities (materials and manufacturing)
  • Responsible for purchasing and negotiating materials, equipment, tooling, and supplies from vendors within a specific commodity area
  • Works independently under general supervision
  • Works effectively, efficiently, and accurately while under the stress of accelerated deadlines
  • Negotiates with suppliers to achieve OEM quote targets
  • Can create a business case for the negotiated sourcing recommendation
  • Familiarity with commercial terms and total cost management concepts required

 

Job Requirements

Education:

  • BS/BA required

Experience:

  • Requires 5-8 years of relevant experience

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Highly motivated to advance within the organization
  • Negotiating principles/skills
  • Strong written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of departments/functions
  • High level of integrity
  • Priority setting and time management
  • Action oriented producing timely results
  • Basic financial analysis skills

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