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Commodities Buyer

South Haven, MI 49090 | Permanent Hire

Job ID: 7452 Industry: Industry Pay Rate: 80,000

Commodities Buyer

Are you a Commodities Buyer looking for a new opportunity in the South Haven MI area? Our client is a prominent global leader in their respective industry and has engaged our firm to find a dynamic Buyer with experience working in the Automotive industry.

What you will be doing?
  • Our Commodities Buyer manages and evaluates supplier quotations as well as cost estimates.
  • Our Commodities Buyer selects  of series suppliers together with Purchasing Manager/Commodity Manager.
  • Our Commodities Buyer troubleshoots/supports of Logistics and SQA.
  • Our Commodities Buyer selects purchase orders and Scheduling Agreements in ERP System.
  • Our Commodities Buyer is Responsible for optimized product cost in close cooperation with development.
  • Our Commodities Buyer performs Cost evaluation, value analysis, and evaluation of alternative materials or production processes on product level.
  • Our Commodities Buyer evaluates technical and commercial feasibility of products.
  • Our Commodities Buyer is involved in Price negotiation on product level.
  • Invoice verification and release within the limits.
  • Availability and correct utilization of the ERP System for BA Purchasing.
  • Our Commodities Buyer coordinates global projects within the SCM organization.

What you need for this position?
  • Bachelor’ s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years’ experience in purchasing in automotive industry preferred.
  • Knowledge of compounds, stampings, aluminum die casting, tubes, extensions,
  • etc.
  • Supply chain process experience.
  • Project management skills in automotive industry.
  • Quality management in automotive industry.
  • Negotiation skills
  • SAP experience
  • Strong presentation, organization, problem solving, and communication skills required.

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