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Electronics Component Buyer

Job Number:  19933
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Autosystems America, Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Plymouth, MI, US, 48170





Job Number: 19933 
Group: Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting  
Division: Autosystems America, Inc. 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Plymouth 



Group Description


The Mechatronics, Mirrors and Lighting group specializes in automotive technologies that are driving the future of mobility. Combining a deep systems knowledge to develop unique vehicle access experiences, intelligent visions systems and advanced automotive lighting technologies, MML's expertise light the path to innovation, safety and styling.



Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Post-secondary Diploma/Degree in Business Administration required
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years Purchasing Experience required
  • Automotive purchasing experience is considered an asset
  • PMAC certification is an asset

Key Responsibilities

•    Ability to maintain an approved supply base 
•    Preparation of RFQ packages.
•    Analysis of supplier quotations.
•    Recommend sourcing decisions based on cost, quality, delivery and financial stability.
•    Negotiation of all commercial aspects of material / component, indirect and services purchases.
•    Drive supplier cost savings through on-going negotiations.
•    Support program launches through participation in the PDP process.
•    Maintain purchasing records, process internal eRequisitions and issue Purchase Orders as required.
•    Other duties as required.

Personal Attributes

•    Aptitude for working with numbers with a high degree of accuracy
•    Strong mathematical / analytical skills
•    Able to problem solve effectively
•    Strong negotiation skills
•    Ability to understand technical aspects of the components / materials in their portfolio
•    Able to travel and work flexible hours 
•    Problem solving related to manufacturing
•    Strong Presentation skills
•    Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and strong attention to detail;
•    Ability to work independently and also as part of a team;
•    Self-motivated, ability to initiate and follow tasks through to completion;
•    Ability to multitask; 
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
•    Excellent interpersonal skills;
•    Strong organizational and prioritizing abilities;
•    Strong proficiency with Microsoft office; including Word, Excel, Power Point, Minitab, etc.)

09--Supply Chain F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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