Just like a bridge, our goal in Purchasing is to connect internal and external partners to deliver world class results. We build our bridge together on solid foundational values.
Our global Purchasing team sources over $80 billion in products and services annually. We deliver world class results by embracing our values of Belief, Respect, Innovation, Diversity, Growth, and Energy (BRIDGE) as they are the framework for our culture. We believe in a work-life balance and provide team members opportunities for mentoring, learning & development and exposure to senior leadership.
The Senior Buyer Level C- Floor Console Components, and Decorative Trim will be a global commodity leader and responsible for all NAFTA region purchasing for all vehicle programs. These components are evolving with use of lightweight manufacturing processes and new product features that are critical to customer satisfaction in JD Power and Consumer Reports. Decorative trim includes highly detailed crafted materials such as wood, aluminum, chrome and surface treatments such as hydro graphics and multi-layer painting. A leader with experience in team building will enjoy the opportunity to develop and launch a new Decorative Trim strategy and process. Some travel will be required to understand and evaluate suppliers and to meet with other regional FCA Purchasing teams to develop and follow global sourcing strategies.
The core responsibilities of a Senior Buyer are the development, ownership, and execution of full lifecycle commodity strategies which include but are not limited to:
Leading all aspects of the commercial relationship with the supply base and internal customers including sourcing process/budget management, benchmarking, supplier relations, Purchase Order issuance/maintenance, supply/delivery, cost savings, economic claim negotiations, etc.
Leading regional and global supplier development and cross-functional communications with suppliers using a "One Voice" approach
Leading a cross-functional team including partners from: Product Design Office, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Supplier Quality and Finance
Frequent professional communication with senior leadership
This position affords the opportunity for career development within the Purchasing organization and with other cross-functional groups.
Join our BRIDGE team! We are looking for a high energy, enthusiastic professional, driven to achieve world class results as a Senior Buyer.
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You have completed a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Business, Finance, Economics, or closely related field from an ABET accredited university
You have a minimum of 5 years of purchasing or closely related relevant experience.
You have strong communication skills and are highly customer focused
You are great at leading cross-functional teams
You have a strong fluency with MS Office Suite/G Suite
Experience in managing new technology
Strong negotiation skills and the ability to think and act strategically
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