Job Title: Purchasing Engineer / Technical Buyer
Reports To: Director, Purchasing
Job Summary: Responsible for assigned sourcing projects for production material, equipment and machinery.
Other duties may be assigned.
? •Leads the sourcing process for new programs
? •Selection, qualification, and monitoring of suppliers and processes.
? •Purchases production materials , MRO.
? •Evaluates supplier capabilities and processes.
? •Performs target costing activities and total landed cost analysis.
? •Supports APQP supplier activities.
? •Negotiates and implements long term contracts and supplier agreements.
? •Leads sourcing activities and sourcing decisions.
? •Responsible for the overall Supplier performance related to Quality, Cost and Delivery.
? •Performs supplier audits and surveys for sourcing selection.
? •Works closely with Product Engineering teams to investigate required technologies and suppliers to support new program launches.
? •Works closely with global commodity Purchasing teams to establish a global
? supplier network for new programs.
Knowledge and skills requirements:
Ability to interpret and communicate engineering drawings and specifications. Strong Analytical/Problem Solving skills. Strong negotiating, communications, interpersonal, Team, & Organizational skills, strong Analytical/Problem Solving skills, knowledge SAP.
Education: • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Purchasing, Finance, or Engineering, Work Experience Minimum 10 years (automotive industry preferred)