Chủ Nhật, 24 tháng 8, 2014

Senior Buyer Job (Detroit, MI, US)

Senior Buyer-GCC0000462

Global Connected Consumer Senior Buyer

- Responsible for the purchase of a specific portion of productive and/or non-productive materials, supplies, machinery, tooling and/or services

- Responsible for actively participating in development of product/service/commodity strategy, sourcing/negotiations, global/regional contractual requirements, interface with regional Purchasing, suppliers and internal stakeholders

- Manage and execute supplier and operational issues, including but not limited to engineering change management, contract maintenance, parts availability, quality and launch support

- Utilize Global Purchasing and Supply Chain Sourcing Process (Request For Quotation, Analysis of Quotation, Source Selection) to establish a capable/competitive global supply base

- Develop and manage suppliers under the guidance of Quality, Service, Technology, and Price strategies

- Analyze and apply appropriate tools to meet objectives, i.e., benchmarking, global competitive sourcing, supplier negotiations, value chain analysis, Tier II sourcing, etc.

- Negotiates price and terms with suppliers

- Lead and execute sourcing packages

- Issues Contracts/Purchase Orders, and appropriate distribution

- Develop an in-depth process knowledge base about the commodity/products, and supplier base, including a thorough understanding of the entire value chain and cost drivers through supplier workshops/discovery days, technical reviews, benchmarking activity, etc.

- Negotiates settlements on rejected or defective materials

- Active participation with Cross-Functional Disciplines

- Develop and execute business plan to meet business priorities

- Establishes a course of action to accomplish completion of the job and/or project

- Follows and responds to changing market price trends and availability of materials and services

- Supports activity in the timely delivery of materials and services purchased

- Adheres to Corporate and Unit purchasing and accounting policies and procedures

- Coordinates input from internal/external customers to better understand customer needs and/or perceptions

- Negotiate engineering changes with suppliers

- Initiate and check contracts created by third parties

- Manage and resolve critical capacity issues

- Review and submits invoices for final disposition and resolve supplier payment issues

- Facilitate resolution of obsolesce/cancellation claims

- Managing commercial supplier launch and supplier delivery issues

- Monitor supplier performance and advise leadership of concerns


Basic Requirements:

- Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

- Excellent negotiator, ability to deal with Single Source challenges

- Considerable amount of initiative and a high level of independent judgment

- Be open minded and flexible to work in a non-traditional purchasing environment

- Have a strong customer focus

- High level of analytical ability to solve complex issues

- Demonstrated technical and professional skills in job-related area

- High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others and with other cultures

- Project management skills

- Highly proficient oral and written communication skills

- Knowledge of computer software applications

- Able to understand basic engineering documents

Preferred Requirements:

- Capable of creating and interpreting contracts

- Strong understanding of business models for subscriber based services businesses

- Knowledge of service industry, manufacturing processes and departmental relationships

- Knowledge of SAP

- Master's Degree

- Technical experience

Primary Location: US-MI-Detroit

Posting Date: Aug 20, 2014, 12:54:24 PM - Ongoing

Job: GCC Global Connected Consumer

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