Our client is a well established automotive parts supplier with a solid repeat customer base who rely on this company for product quality, and on time delivery of this engineered product.
They now require a senior buyer to help lead the direction of this team in sourcing quality suppliers for raw materials ,parts ,plastics ,metals ,as well as supplies and services Reporting to the Director, the senior buyer will be expected to analyze/compare and recommend suppliers based on primary and overall cost criteria ,negotiate with suppliers on costing, JIT delivery cycles ,quality performance ,etc .and maintain an open and cooperative partnership to permit the company to profit from the negotiated terms.
In addition, the senior buyer will act as a leader in sourcing new cost reduction initiatives with existing and new suppliers, be technically aware of related product components available as alternate solutions ,prepare reports on comparative costs by volume ,etc. and assist in annual budget preparation and be a key member of the cost reduction committee.
Our client requires –a minimum of 5-7 years related experience( at least 3 years in automotive purchasing role),,post secondary education , some PMAC accreditation .Proven track record of success in negotiation, obvious confidence in sourcing /connecting with suppliers as a true “partner”, ability to source out cost reductions both externally and internally. Strong interpersonal skills.
An excellent employer with a strong quality reputation, well known in the industry and offering a comprehensive salary and benefits package .
Please apply by email to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting Senior Buyer
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