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Project Buyer - Electronics (18-00222) in Auburn Hills, MI at GTA

Date Posted: 7/5/2018

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Job Description

Title: Project Buyer - Electronics (18-00222)
Location: Oakland County with multiple locations near Rochester Hills, Auburn Hills and Pontiac, MI
Base Compensation: Very Competitive Based On Experience
Type of Hire: Direct
Position Responsibility:
  • Definition of BOM cost for the Initiative and assure the respect of the defined target until the end of product development
  • Support the R&D team and the Program Management in defining the product BOM for Direct Material
  • Conduct the negotiations for the selected components ensuring minimum prices or at least very competitive prices
  • Manage relations with Suppliers and guarantees the advances of technological developments and a strong response to LBE demands for logistics and quality
  • Support plant Buyer and Supplier Quality Engineers to overcome critical service (logistics and quality)
  • Perform the Purchasing process both for direct material for the product development (Prototypes) both for external engineering services, from the received offers' selection to the Business assigned according to the Commodity and from the order submission to the invoices payment
  • Follow-up the status of purchase orders with vendors to ensure timely delivery;
  • Contribute to GIRC (Group Interfunctional Reduction Cost) activities cooperating with R&D team and Program Management
Position Requirements
  • 3-5 years in procurement / purchasing
  • Automotive experience required
  • MUST have experience purchasing ELECTRONIC components
  • Detail oriented and able to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Microsoft Office suite of programs with expertise in Outlook, Excel& Project
  • Demonstrable organizational skills to manage complex assemblies, timelines
  • Ability to work as a trusted team member on a multinational team in dispersed global locations
  • Formal training or prior experience with automotive requirements
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
Please acknowledge that you understand that your answers to the following questionnaire will be part of your submittal to our client, and that you will answer each question as thoroughly and professionally as possible.
  1. What Automotive Electronic Components have you been a buyer for?
  2. How many electronics suppliers and components have you worked with? (Answers to go to hiring manager)
  3. Please provide details of any specific Buyer success that you have had to make you a good fit for this position?
  4. What is the highest level of education you have completed? Which field of study is this degree in and from which university did you graduate?
  5. Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
  6. What is your 'acceptable? salary for this position?
  7. When would you be available to interview? When are you available to start this position, if selected?
  8. If you currently do not live near the job location and the commute is too far for you, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?
  9. Are you able to work in the U.S. without need for a Visa, other than a TN Visa for Canadian citizens?