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Commodity Buyer - Electronics and Raw Materials

Company: MAHLE, Inc
Location: Troy
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Job Description:

MAHLE is a leading international development partner and supplier to the automotive industry as well as a pioneer and technology driver for the mobility of the future.The MAHLE Group is committed to making transportation more efficient, more environmentally friendly, and more comfortable. MAHLE is continuously optimizing the combustion engine, driving forward the use of alternative fuels, and laying the foundation for the widespread acceptance and worldwide introduction of e-mobility.Based on a broad systems competence consisting of Engine Systems and Components, Filtration, and Thermal Management, the group's product portfolio addresses all the crucial issues relating to the powertrain and air conditioning technology. Thanks to its expertise in electric and electronic components and systems, MAHLE can thus also offer integrated system solutions for e-mobility.MAHLE products are fitted in at least every second vehicle worldwide. For decades, MAHLE components and systems have also been used on the world's racetracks and off the road-in stationary applications, for mobile machinery, rail transport, as well as marine applications.


  • Address supplier issues that affect daily plant operations
  • Manage the supplier communication process
  • Coordinate change notices with the supplier
  • Responsible for commodity strategy formulation and execution
  • Responsible for cost reduction initiatives and support of PPV report
  • Communicate and coordinate supplier issues with MAHLE Behr Purchasing Team
  • Perform related duties as assigned or as the situation dictates per the commodity
  • Position includes up to 25% domestic and international travel QUALIFICATIONS: -
    • Bachelors Degree in Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering or Business Administration
    • At least 1-3 years experience in Purchasing or other Supply Chain related field in an automotive environment (cross-functional exposure preferred)
    • Specialized skills in negotiation, financial cost analysis and market analysis Ability to read blue prints and specifications required
    • Strong time and project management, problem solving and continuous improvement skills
    • Knowledge of manufacturing processes (stamping, injection molding, casting)
    • Experience with actuators, wire harnesses, sensors, control panels, alumnium, scrap, etc. -
    • Focus on deadlines and target objectives
    • Strong team player, ability to coordinate cross-functional teams
    • Excellent communication skills - negotiation skills
    • Up to 25% -International and domestic travel -by plane and car required
    • Solid MS -Office skills required
    • SAP experience preferred
    • Must be able to communicate verbally and in written form with all levels of the organization

Keywords: MAHLE, Inc, Troy , Commodity Buyer - Electronics and Raw Materials, Accounting, Auditing , Troy, Michigan

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