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Senior Buyer Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1028503

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 6-28-2017


The Senior Buyer is responsible for sourcing activities supporting various commodities and assembly modules. The purchasing responsibilities include supplier negotiations, sourcing on time and to target, driving annual cost savings activities and development and implementation of global commodity strategies. The Senior Buyer will lead the resolution and negotiation of commercial issues. The selected candidate will also interact with many cross-functional teams such as Engineering, Supply Chain Management, and Finance.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business, Finance, Supply Chain Management, or related field, from AACSB or ABET accredited university; Engineering or other technical degrees with business background will also be considered
  • 4.5 years of experience in purchasing or related field
  • Must be skilled at relationship building, cost analysis, negotiation (both internal and external), benchmarking, time management and presentations to all levels of management
  • Recent significant production or indirect buying experience
  • Results-orientated with the ability to lead cross-functional and global teams
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to think and act strategically
  • Must be comfortable interfacing with all levels of management
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must be proficient using Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Purchasing experience related to metal stampings 

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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