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Veterans Preferred - Sr. Buyer

Company: Orion Talent
Location: Troy
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. Orion Talent, the nation's largest military recruiting firm, is currently recruiting transitioning or former military professionals for a Sr. Supply Chain Buyer and Planner Position Details: Location: Troy, MI
Compensation: Starting base salary of $130K-$140K, depending on experience + sign on bonus + 401K match + 12% Bonus = First year expected W2 $150K+ Position Description: You will be responsible for assuring the continuous supply of assigned components to support customer service goals, minimize the total landed cost of material and optimize company's cash flow. This position reports directly to the Site Supply Chain Manager or Value Stream Manager. This person would be responsible for contracting the right supplier, securing timely delivery of quality products against competitive pricing and maintaining data integrity used in corporate systems
Key responsibilities include:
-- - -Ensuring all active purchase items have an approved source Identify, manage and implement re-sourcing activities (from negotiations to product approval to purchase orders).
-- - -Ensuring system accuracy to enable proper material planning.
-- - -Advising the company on global raw material and currency trends.
-- - -Ongoing information gathering to create competitive advantage for the company.
-- - -Planning for smooth transitions from existing to new suppliers.
-- - -Developing (new potential) suppliers.
-- - -Create and implement sourcing strategies.
-- - -Support the creation and implementation of global sourcing strategies.
-- - -Support of cross-functional teams.
-- - -Achieve cost reduction targets.
-- - -Set up and lead supplier meetings.
-- - -International cross-cultural negotiations.
-- - -Improve working capital impact (payment term increases, pay-on-consumption / consignment stock).
-- - -Improving customer satisfaction by developing a dedicated supply base. Requirements: The best candidates will be outstanding current or former military supply/logistics officers with a developed understanding of operational processes who can perform exceptionally well in a key individual contributor role that is the linchpin of their supply chain and materials buying business. Detailed manufacturing experience is not required but a foundation in basic understanding of process is essential. Candidates must have outstanding supply chain & logistics experience using good systems and best practices with a solid process improvement mindset & understanding working within ERP or similar types of environments. A bachelor's degree with similar experience in the military or within manufacturing or a relatable industry, is required. QUALIFICATIONS
-- - -5-7 years of experience in Purchasing office or manufacturing environment
-- - -Strong oral and written English language skills are mandatory - any other language would be an asset.
-- - -Automotive experience preferred
-- - -Buying experience in steel or metal products
-- - -Working with Quality processes (ISO, TS, SOX)
-- - -Recognized negotiation training certificate would be an asset.
-- - -In-depth knowledge of quality audit procedures including PPAP, pre-awards, and technical reviews would be an asset.
-- - -Knowledge of raw material indexes and pricing -- - -Knowledge of ORACLE - MRP - ERP systems would be an asset. Education
-- - - Bachelor's Level Degree Areas of Study
-- - - Business School, with focus in Purchasing/SCM preferred Benefits: Full health benefit package with medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and HSA Career Progression: The company looks out for employees that will perform and add benefit to their team. They like to promote from within and after a period it is possible to apply to higher roles within the company.

Keywords: Orion Talent, Troy , Veterans Preferred - Sr. Buyer, Professions , Troy, Michigan

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