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Buyer – Automotive Steering and Suspension in Troy, MI at VisionPRO

Date Posted: 12/4/2018

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Job #73405

Buyer – Automotive Steering and Suspension

Troy, MI

Contract -W2 ONLY


ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
• Daily Purchasing process execution and problem solving 
• Support new program launches 
• Reduce direct material costs 
• Create/ Enhance partnerships with preferred suppliers 
• Right size supply base 
• Implement global GSM procedures 
• Creation of Sourcing Recommendation communicating need for new supplier sourcing 
• Support global commodity leaders in their respective commodity management 
• Manage MCIP database as appropriate 
• Work with SC&L as necessary to ensure goods arrive and are delivered on time 
• Be closely aligned with suppliers to resolve delivery problems or cost changes 
• Achieve sourcing process metrics and provide continuous improvement feedback 
• Support Supplier Quality team with high risk suppliers 
• Comply with policies and procedures 

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 
Bachelor Degree Required 
• 2+ years of purchasing experience 
• High level of oral and written communication skills 
• Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 
• High level of motivation and ability to manage several tasks at once 
 

• Analytical Skills:

You will be working with multiple vendors to determine the best deals for your company and will have to evaluate the many pros and cons of each, based on price, quality, speed of delivery and other factors. 
 

• Negotiating Skills:

You will be working with suppliers to create the best deals. Negotiating skills will help you create those deals. 

VisionPRO relentlessly delivers top talent to help our clients excel. We have been trusted for 20 years to align the right talent to the right opportunity, expertly solving unique business challenges. From small businesses to the Fortune 500, our clients appreciate our consultative approach, resourcefulness, and fast response to their individual needs.