Senior Buyer - Global Commodity in Detroit Metropolitan Area at Auria

Date Posted: 8/28/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Specific Requirements (PSR):

  • Responsible to establish procurement strategy for global commodities and supply base.
  • Negotiate pricing, terms and conditions including global agreements to meet cost, quality and delivery targets for the AURIA production facilities.
  • Create material budgets, purchase orders, maintain supplier pricing and support engineering change requests in the respective ERPs.
  • Monitor worldwide markets and develop supply base.
  • Lead advanced sourcing activities.
  • Support / Lead Value Stream Mapping (VSM) / Value Analysis and Value Engineering (VAVE) activity`s with the supplier base.
  • Responsible to develop and implement business processes with the goal of aligning regional procedures and improving software functionality.
  • Other activities as assigned by Manager

 

Job Requirements

Education:

  • BS/BA required
  • Engineering background preferred

Experience:

  • Required 6 years minimum in Supply Chain, preferably Automotive Sector

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Capable to conduct financial analysis, cost comparisons and index calculations
  • Ability to build business case and present sourcing recommendation
  • Familiarity with commercial terms and total cost management concepts
  • Strong understanding of commodity markets and industry dynamics
  • Advanced ability to setup and lead negotiations with suppliers
  • Strong written communication and presentation skills
  • Works independently under general supervision
  • Works effectively, efficiently, and accurately while under the stress of accelerated deadlines

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