Commodity Buyer in Greater Detroit Area at Auria

Date Posted: 2/20/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

POSITION SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS (PSR):

  • Develop and be responsible for an annual cost savings roadmap for the commodities assigned
  • Responsible for purchasing and negotiating materials, equipment, tooling, and supplies from vendors within a specific commodity area
  • Ensures cost effective procurement and delivery of material and service to support plant and customer requirements
  • Works independently under general supervision
  • Negotiates supply agreements
  • Develops strategy to achieve results
  • 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 2-5 years

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

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

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