Buyer Purchasing

Job Description

  • Capacity Buyer, North America
  • Capacity responsibilities interface with cross-functional organizations (Purchasing Commodity Buyers, Supplier Technical Assistance (STA), Finance, Product Development Program Management, and Engineering) and Supplier(s) in order to deliver capacity uplifts in accordance with business needs
  • Vetting Supplier Capacity response and preparing for CPAT disposition
  • Once CPAT approved, requests for funding will be handed off to Program Control for Supplier Kick-off and development of support plans if needed. Major Roles & Responsibilities Capacity
  • A buyer for Capacity Uplifts for FNA Car & Truck programs
  • Work with Capacity planning to plan GCP/MCPV studies to support vehicle uplifts and mix rate changes
  • Coordinate & Lead vetting meetings to confirm funding requests from supply base Consolidate funding response and report to Capacity Study status
  • Gain Disposition of funding requests with the CPAT team
  • Ensure that all the established Purchasing Procedures are followed

Skills Required

  • Recent experience in Production Buying environment, STA, or LEAN with specific knowledge of the current Production Purchasing sourcing and program management milestones
  • Commodity Purchasing and/or Manufacturing experience is a plus
  • Professionally manage customer and supplier relations internal and external to the organization
  • Understanding of detailed Cost Analysis including Tooling, Variable Cost Cross Commodity, and Cross Program
  • Demonstrated effective cross-functional communication and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skill set
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with minimal guidance needed
  • User Level Knowledge of Lean Learning or Waste Elimination Tools recommended

Experience Required

  • 2 years automotive

Education Required

  • BA/BS

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