Channel Personnel Services Charlotte, NC
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Excellent opportunity to join a progressive, global manufacturer in leading the Direct Material Purchasing Group. This requires solid Leadership experience in developing high-performance teams, execution of "Value Analysis and Value Engineering" projects, and strategically directing Plant Manufacturing Purchasing/ Procurement initiatives.
DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES
Ø Lead and coordinate the direct buyer’s team in support of all purchasing policies, procedures, and daily action plans.
Ø Identify and implement process improvements to increase efficiency and accuracy, aligned with regional or global initiatives.
Ø Contribute to commodity strategies and action plans through close collaboration with the plant’s functional stakeholders.
Ø Collaborate with commodity purchasing and international supply chain partners on value-add projects in order to exceed the annual Purchasing KPI targets.
Ø Drive cross-functional accountability to implement budgeted purchasing savings.
Ø Support new business acquisitions and new program launches by delivering on functional milestones.
Ø Train and mentor plant buyers in defining negotiation strategies and support with resolution of exceptional situations or escalations.
Ø Provide leadership to the team including performance feedback and professional development.
Ø Accurately maintain data/ information in SAP, deploy 4-eye principle for price changes and PO issuance.
Ø Comply with Global Purchasing Standards and all departmental policies and procedures.
Ø Ensure adherence to administrative requirements regarding OSHA, ISO/TS 16949, and ISO 14001.
REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS
Ø Bachelor’s Engineering Degree.
Ø 5+ years of Purchasing/ Procurement or Program Management in Automotive Tier 1 or Tier 2 Manufacturing.
Ø Must have experience with "value added" methodology, OSHA, ISO/TS 16949, ISO 14001 and SAP.
Ø Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural team environment and to interact with / influence across functions.
Ø Able to work in the USA without sponsorship, now or in the future.
Channel Personnel Services