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Purchasing Platform Lead - Core Development

Job Number:  43024
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics Auburn Hills
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 43024 
Group: Magna Electronics  
Division: Magna Electronics Auburn Hills 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 


Group Description

Magna’s ADAS technologies are shaping an autonomous future and improving lives.

Full autonomy is coming. But to create the technology which will bring it into view, you need the desire and ability to adapt complete ADAS systems or modular solutions to any vehicle, for any mobility need.

Magna’s electronics solutions connect OEMs to their customers with features that improve their lives. It’s our expertise across the entire vehicle, key strategic partnerships and culture of innovation that allow us to make our industry-leading technologies road-ready. And it is how we’ll continue to build a safer, smarter and more connected mobility experience for all people.


Role Summary

The Core Development Buyer supports purchasing for core/platform project development by preparing and consolidating all of the quote packages, executing regional commodity RFQ’s, completion of purchasing work packages, supporting the sourcing decision processes, while also creating and maintaining the Platform Price Library.

Key Responsibilities

  • Generates, distributes and follows up on all RFQ’s, as per the Global Purchasing Procedure for the regional commodities
  • Supports quote process for customer RFQ’s and works with strategic Purchasing at the early stages of program definition
  • Evaluates/consolidates all quotes received from Category Managers for strategic commodities
  • Supports quote reviews as required
  • Prepares and presents all Q2 documents per guidelines
  • Supports Program Buyer for platform project development during the quoting phase
  • Communicates the necessary information to Program Buyer to assist in decision making and strategy formulation
  • Supports sourcing decision processes
  • Creates/Maintains the Platform Price Libraries
  • Supports development of a strategic supply chain with commodity teams

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business Administration- required
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ or more of experience in Purchasing or related field within a manufacturing facility

Relevant experience within the automotive electronics- preferred

Additional Information

  • Knowledge of product development practices in the automotive field - preferred
  • Knowledge of the application and delivery of advanced electronic systems into the automotive industry. - preferred
  • Must be able to show evidence of problem-solving skills as well as keen analytical abilities in a teamwork setting.

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Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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