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Quote Buyer- Contract

Job Number:  16338
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics Auburn Hills
Job Type:  Contractor/Temporary Worker

Auburn Hills, MI, US, 48326

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 Quote Buyer supports purchasing by preparing and consolidating all of the quote packages.  This includes being the lead for quote activities and inputting information into a costed BOM.

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
  • Participates and supports quote & engineering team meetings during quote phase, where applicable and forwards status and open issues to relevant purchasing team members
  • Tracks the cost model for purchased components and materials, as applicable, for pre-development programs
  • Assists in negotiating the best possible prices
  • Maintains supplier relationships that are both productive and mutually beneficial while continually searching for and renegotiating cost savings on new sourcing opportunities, with current and / or new suppliers
  • Follows safe work procedures; Uses appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE); Uses workplace tools and equipment as instructed; Reports workplace hazards, injuries and illnesses as soon as possible following event
  • Complies with the requirements of Quality Operating System (QOS)

Key Qualifications/Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or business administration – required
  • 2-3 + years’ experience in Purchasing or related field within a manufacturing facility
  • Relevant experience within the automotive electronics - preferred

Additional Information

09--Supply Chain A--Contractor/Temporary Worker 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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