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Purchasing Platform Lead - Core Development

Job Number:  45708
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics Auburn Hills
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 45708 
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 Purchasing Platform Lead – Core Development leads the Strategical Purchasing aspect of the Core Products, represents Global Purchasing within Core Product Development Team, strategize supply base, and align supplier performance to achieve product expectations and technology roadmap.

Key Responsibilities

•    Lead Purchasing activities develop and execute Purchasing Strategies for Core Products based on supply base capabilities, technologies, business and market trends to achieve Core Product goals, objectives, and requirements. 
•    Obtain the most competitive production and non-production materials, consumables, machinery, equipment, software, licenses, tooling, testing, and services needed for the Core Product. 
•    Actively participate and work with category Managers in developing Commodity Strategies to achieve supplier performance as required per the Product Strategies. 
•    Lead supplier selection decision and all commercial discussions with suppliers for the Core Products, with support from cross functional team. 
•    Prepare supply base for successful Program Quotation and sourcing, remove roadblocks, close gaps on the requirements. 
•    Support developing new suppliers, start-ups, business engagement models to obtain timely performance expectations

Key Qualifications/Requirements

•    Bachelor’s degree in engineering or business administration – required
•    Relevant experience within the automotive electronics – preferred
•    Knowledge of product development practices in the automotive field - preferred
•    Advanced knowledge of MS Office package
•    Comprehensive knowledge of English (verbal and written)

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At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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