Purchasing Manager Commodities Job specification
Advanced Buyer is responsible for the sourcing of materials and or components and the coordination of supplier activities to support new program launches with US Farathane. This role has a high degree of interaction with Program Management, Cost Estimating and all US Farathane manufacturing sites. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, very organized, disciplined and detail oriented with the ability to interact with a wide group of peers on a daily basis. The environment is fast paced and demanding in terms of deliverables. Potential candidates will need to demonstrate their ability to succeed in this role through past accomplishments.
Support cost estimating and sales function with regards to providing estimates/quotes on material and or components on potential awards/transfers.
Work with Program Managers to organize purchase content on new awards from timing and cost perspective in line with company objectives.
Manage program purchased content in terms of timing deliverables relative to all pre-production build requirements and support through first 90 days of production.
Interact with US Farathane site materials staff to ensure new material and components are set up within the MRP system to support all ongoing production requirements.
Continually drive program purchased content in line with financial objectives.
Interface with Corporate Commodity purchasing staff to ensure that preferred suppliers are being utilized throughout quoting phase and as and where required new suppliers are qualified appropriately.
Interface with Corporate Advanced Quality Engineers to ensure purchased content is PPAP approved in line with stipulated timing.
Visit US Farathane sites and Suppliers as and when required.
Experience / Requirements
· Proven success in a similar position.
· Self-motivated, disciplined and organized.
· Team player
· Bachelors or relevant expertise encompassing the key functions
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $80,000.00 - $100,000.00 per year
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Referral program
- Vision insurance
USF follows all CDC recommendations and regulations.
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Auburn Hills, MI 48326: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)
- Negotiation: 3 years (Preferred)
- Purchasing: 5 years (Preferred)
Work Location: One location