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Senior Buyer - Aluminum Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1028413

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 6-23-2017


The Senior Buyer Raw Material- Aluminum buyer is responsible for managing all commercial, operational and strategic requirements for $243M of annual spend. The ideal candidate will be responsible for contract negotiations, maintenance of contract repository and all purchase order maintenance. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Develop annual budget, which includes productivity and economics; support Finance and Treasury in development of raw material corporate forecast; develop commodity strategy for NAFTA that aligns with the overall global strategy for the commodity; insure supplier compliance to all FCA requirements for quality, delivery and service.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor in Business, Finance, Supply Chain Management, or related field or Bachelor in Engineering from an ABET accredited University
  • Must have 4.5 years of related professional experience in commercial negotiations, sales or supplier development
  • Must have experience working with Metallic Suppliers either in a commercial or quality capacity
  • Must be well organized, self-motivated, and resourceful managing complex situations
  • Must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment and can effectively interface with cross functional teams and all levels of senior management
  • Strong communication and commodity leadership skills
  • Must be proficient using MS office programs

Preferred Qualifications:

  •  Master's degree in Business Administration
  • Experience in the Automotive or Steel industry and simultaneously managing multiple commodities
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to think and act strategically
  • Raw material purchasing experience including direct interaction with raw material suppliers, either in a procurement or manufacturing capacity



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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