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Buyer

Company: Meritor
Location: Troy
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

At Meritor, we are looking for forward thinking team members to be a part of our Purchasing organization. We are excited to share an opportunity to work with a team that is dynamic and engaged, one that not only delivers world class business results but has a passion to make it a great place to work. A Buyer at Meritor is motivated and accountable, with the confidence to drive decision making and solutions. The position has full Purchasing responsibility for North America Machined Castings and Large Stampings, including but not limited to building and maintaining supplier relationships as well as achieving financial performance objectives while working with a cross-functional team at our production plants, Material Planning, Product Management, Quality, Finance and our global Procurement organization.Job Responsibilities: --- Develop new product sourcing strategies representative of cost, quality and delivery considerations and effectively communicate messaging to internal procurement and cross functional management team. --- Formulate annual business plan for achievement of cost reductions and year over year performance improvement. --- Responsible to build and manage internal and external supplier relationships. --- Manage and negotiate supplier agreements that require improvements in suppliers cost, quality, delivery, order lead time, payment cycles, technology, and/or risk mitigation. --- Analyze market trends and commodity pricing trends to negotiate optimal purchasing agreements and drive alignment. Core Competencies --- Builds team orientation and promotes organizational learning. --- Confident problem solver and decision maker. --- Emphasizes internal and external customer focus. --- Able to prioritize and manage complex objectives. --- Relentlessly creates change, challenging and improving unproductive practices. --- Self-aware, promoting core values and the Meritor procurement brand.Job Requirements: --- Solid negotiator with 2 to 5 years of Buying or directly related purchasing experience. --- BS/BA in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Logistics Management or related field. --- Experience working with global, diverse teams and supply base. --- Solid background working with an ERP system (Oracle, SAP). --- Experience purchasing axle components advantageous. --- In-depth knowledge of automotive quality procedures preferred. --- Packaging, freight and logistic knowledge preferred.Education Details:

Keywords: Meritor, Troy , Buyer, Professions , Troy, Michigan

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