Senior Buyer – Gastonia, NC USA

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Opportunity to work as a Sr. Buyer for a Global state-of-the art manufacturing facility utilizing your supply chain expertise. You will join a high-performing procurement team focused on improving purchasing KPI’s by continuously researching cost savings for the company.

 

What the company offers you:

 

  • Opportunity for growth and advancement
  • Full benefits package, Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401(k) with match
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Competitive compensation structure
 

What you can bring to the company:

 

  • Expertise researching cost savings for all direct material purchases for your division.
  • Great leadership ability to mentor and lead other team members to negotiate and implement best purchasing practices.
  • Initiate supplier bid packages, submit to suppliers for quoting, issue accurate purchase orders stating confirmed pricing, delivery due dates, and all contract expectations.
  • Ability to work with suppliers concerning newly engineered components, engineering changes, timeline changes, and etc.
  • Knowledge and expertise working within the TS16949, ISO 14001, and OSHA standards.
  • Expertise and ability to manage the procurement budget.
  • Willingness to work with internal teams on new projects and support the team through completion of projects.
  • Ability to work with suppliers concerning quality issues, logistic issues, and implement corrective action for any claims or discrepancies.
  • Strong focus on Value Added and Value Engineered opportunities and follow-up with team members to continuously improve processes and meet timelines.
  • Ensure the PAP system is accurate, order PPAP and PTR parts.
 

What you will need to be successful:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.
  • 5+ years of Supply Chain experience in a Tier 1 or Tier 2 automotive manufacturing setting.
  • Ability to see the big picture and plan timeline structure of all procurement commodities.
  • Not intimidated by a fast-paced environment.
  • SAP knowledge and hands-on experience.
  • Ability to work in the U.S. without sponsorship now or in the future.
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