Senior Buyer

Job Details

Position ID: # EB-9324411704
Date Posted: 7/26/2022 2:39:18 PM
Location: Farmington, MI
Job Type: Full Time
Salary (USD): $100,000 - $115,000

Job Description

Orion Talent is helping a client hire a Senior Buyer in Farmington, MI.

Position: Senior Buyer

Position Description: The Senior Buyer will be responsible for managing a defined commodity portfolio and developing and implementing commodity strategies in alignment with corporate objectives.

Location: Farmington Hills, MI

Salary: Up to $115k


Bachelor’s Degree required with focus in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Operations, or Engineering.
Minimum of 5-7 years of purchasing and supply chain management experience preferred, including negotiating with suppliers and managing the supply base post-sourcing.
Automotive OEM or Tier 1 experience preferred.
Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks.
Excellent verbal and written communication.
Strong analytical and technical skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Approximately 5% travel required


Preparation and issuance of request for quote (RFQ) followed by evaluation of piece price, tooling costs and total enterprise cost with a focus on metal components.
Negotiation of cost, terms, quality, technology, and delivery of materials and/or services.
Development and presentation of sourcing recap and recommendation,
Purchase order placement and maintenance.
Analysis of global market conditions and trends as well as new supplier identification.
Development and execution of commodity and sourcing strategies.
Ability to analyze and conduct make/buy scenarios and pursue/implement actions in support of corporate cost reduction objectives.
Support new program launches and interface with internal customers on critical supplier issues and change management.
Manage supplier performance, identify risks and develop/implement mitigation plans.
Develop, improve, and document procurement processes.
Collaborate with global colleagues as required.
Flexible hybrid office environment.
Perform other duties as assigned

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