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Body & Raw Materials Senior Professional Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1027113

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 3-16-2017

 

The Purchasing Senior Professional has the responsibility for leading the development and execution of long-term, comprehensive and cross-functional commodity strategies that will yield measurable improvements in the areas of technology, innovation, vehicle performance, delivery and cost performance. The Manager must be able to successfully manage and execute both strategic and tactical level decisions and initiatives.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited university in Business, Finance, Supply Chain Management, Engineering or related discipline
  • 8+ years of experience in Business and/or Engineering
  • Excellent negotiation skills, strong analytical skills and experience in working in cross-functional teams
  • Proven experience managing and negotiating contracts and have a strong understanding of contract law
  • Effective listener and be able to build relationships in cross functional groups
  • Ability to coach and manage both the buyers and the supply base and drive timely resolution of open issue
  • Willing to travel internationally as needed
Preferred Qualifications:
  •  Master's degree
  • Global commodity experience
  • Proven ability to manage people and lead teams
  • Track record of cultivating internal and external relationships and earning trust
  • Ability to resolve conflict situations
  • Demonstrated analytical-problem solving skills
  • Proven success at building and leading teams that have performed beyond the expectations of all stakeholders
  • Demonstrated the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced and quickly changing environment
  • Excellent planning and time management skills
  • Proven leader with the ability to inspire others and build strong relationships
  • Proficient at Excel, Word and PowerPoint

FCA US is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee’s role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Note: Some of the benefits listed above may not apply to summer vacation replacement and temporary employees.

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