Lear Corporation Southfield , MI 48086
Responsible for purchasing and negotiating materials, equipment, and supplies from vendors. Responsible for cost effective procurement and delivery of material and services required to support plant and customer requirements.
JOB SPECIFIC COMMENTS:
Extensive work experience and judgment required to plan and accomplish strategic goals
May train and guide the work of Buyers
Negotiates long term agreements or program award agreements
Develops strategy to achieve results
Familiarity with commercial terms and total cost management concepts required
Key competencies for success in position include:
Data driven and proactive approach to issue identification and closure
Superior communication skills
Strong ability to align with and influence others
Process oriented and continuous improvement mindset
High level integrity
Priority setting and time management
Action oriented I produces results
Strong written communication and presentation skills
Ability to work in a highly productive, constantly changing environment.
Data driven analysis and negotiating techniques
Thorough understanding of product cost drivers
Superior conflict resolution skills/relationship management
BS/BA or equivalent experience
Requires minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience.
Automotive cross-functional experience is a plus.