Advanced Buyer - Automotive

Auburn Hills, Michigan – Movement Search & Delivery   is working with an international supplier of tier one products to the automotive industry. Due to their recent growth, they have opened a position for an Advanced Buyer.

What you will do: The Advanced Buyer surveils the local procurement markets, informing the Commodity Managers of relevant trends/developments, negotiates with regional suppliers (new business decisions, annual price, etc), and carries out requests for quotations, bid analysis and supplier recommendations. The role executes supplier visits/audits with supplier quality engineers, conducts cost analysis activities with cost analysis team, and provides assistance to the Commodity Managers for tenders, regular audits and supplier evaluations, while also being responsible for everyday communication with suppliers. Additionally, the Advanced Buyer carries out contract management, including contract data maintenance, manages engineering change process through development process, and conducts buyer responsible APQP with suppliers.

What you will need: Current program buying experience within the tier-one industry. Advanced purchasing expertise. Experience with cost analysis, negotiations, and APQP. 

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:

Greg Giltner
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