Buyer - Automotive


Plymouth, Michigan – Movement Search & Delivery   is working with an automotive OEM. Due to recent growth within the company, they have recently opened a position for a Buyer.

What you will do: The Buyer leads supplier bench-marking activity, works closely with suppliers to develop long-term relationships, and develops, implements, and manages commodity strategy. The position will develop a supplier base throughout North America, generates cost estimates to build sourcing strategies, and analyzes costs to understand and evaluate supplier competitiveness. The role drives continuous improvement within the supply base, works closely with other departments to ensure needs are met, and facilitates annual supplier cost improvement activities. Additionally, the Buyer supports Product Planning & Engineering projects, participates in cost reduction wherever possible, develops plans to support new launches, and issues purchase orders for production components and tooling.

What you will need: Bachelor’s Degree REQUIRED, preferably in Business, Supply Chain, or Finance. Current automotive purchasing experience. Current experience with metal components (casted, welded, forged components). Strong negotiation skills required.

What we offer: Honest and transparent representation to our clients…  it’s what we do.

If you have ALL of the required qualifications for this position and are skeptical about sending in a resume to someone you have never spoken with, give us a call. We try to rise above the recruiting rhetoric by giving our contact information in order to provide you as much information as possible. We go to great lengths to work directly with the hiring managers for the positions we represent so our job descriptions truly reflect the needs of the organization.

Please send your resume and current compensation to:

Pierce Buster
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