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Senior Buyer Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1028363

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 6-15-2017


FCA is currently seeking an experienced Senior Buyer C in our Body and Raw Materials Purchasing Department to manage sourcing for Exterior Lighting -Tail Lamps. The Senior Buyer will be responsible for managing all commercial terms and the development of sourcing strategies for both domestic and global projects. Functional responsibilities include the identification of potential sources, managing quotations, negotiations and awarding of long term contracts, managing all aspects of the supplier relationship including contract maintenance, achievement of annual cost savings targets and development of supplier/commodity strategies. Ideal candidates will strive to drive improvement to the purchasing organization processes and strategies.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an ABET accredited university; or a Bachelor degree in Business, Finance, Supply Chain Management, or related field
  • Minimum of 4.5 years of experience in purchasing or other disciplines that require significant negotiation and/or exposure to sourcing processes
  • Must be proficient using Microsoft Office programs
  • Excellent analytical and presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree
  • Familiarity with standardized components
  • Automotive related experience and strong interest in the automotive industry
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to think and act strategically
  • Well organized, self-motivated, and resourceful managing complex situations
  • 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 

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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