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Commodity Buyer - Plastics

Auburn Hills, MI

Category: Supply Chain Job Number: 2607 Salary: $85k-$100k

New trends and expectations are reshaping the automotive industry. Inspired by the exciting new challenges associated with this revolution, our client anticipates the future of mobility developing cutting-edge solutions for smart life on board and sustainable mobility. If you’ re willing to contribute and create value for tomorrow’ s cleaner and smarter mobility, this is the place to be.

 

Responsibilities

The Plastics Commodity Buyer builds the supplier panel: select suppliers according to Groups criteria, application of the purchasing panel policy, allocate a status to each supplier. This role manages the supply panel. The Buyer leads ideas and initiatives in order to improve the global productivity.  The main missions of the role are to:
  • Addresses and resolves various issues which various personnel/departments have with the supply base
  • Pursues the most economical costs for goods required, in conjunction with obtaining continual long-term agreement savings opportunities with steel suppliers
  • Performs continual review and evaluation of the current supply base and also new potential suppliers through cross-functional supplier audits/visits based on the criteria provided by Group
  • Monitors of the Supplier Global Performance Measurement in terms of quality and service of the cost via the SBG reporting structures
  • Provides on a monthly basis the tracking of my performance and monthly commodity/activity on the RIO format as supplied by Group
  • Follows market trends for specific commodities and raw materials
  • Prepares market strategies and proposals for various commodities
  • Contributes to the Management of the SBG Approved Vendor List including Vendor Profile, Vendor Approval and R&D assessment procedures
  • Obtains Productivity proposals from Suppliers in order to achieve budget objectives in collaboration with the Plant buyers were appropriate
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements
  • Bachelor' s  degree in Engineering or related field, required
  • 5 years of experience in automotive purchasing,  required
  • Experience in plastics, required
  • Good interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Engineering or technical knowledge a plus
  • Effective time management

 

MOS Codes
  • 92A Automated Logistical Specialist
  • 92Y Unit Supply Specialist
Negotiating, Problem Solving, Purchasing

Lisa Mysliwiec

Lisa is a seasoned recruiter with over 20 years’ of experience in executive recruiting with a strong focus in the Automotive and Manufacturing industries, specializing in placing Supply Chain, ERP, Purchasing and Logistic professionals. She develops outstanding relationships with clients and candidates while always looking after the best interest of each. In her free time, she loves spending time with family and friends, going to footballs games, and traveling.

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