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Purchasing Manager

Job Number:  49100
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Eaglebend Manufacturing
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 49100 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Eaglebend Manufacturing 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: CLINTON 


Group Description

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.


Role Summary

The Purchasing Manager at Eagle Bend will manage the purchasing function maintaining both quality and delivery standards while controlling costs. Will be responsible for proper handling, storage, packaging, preservation and delivery of both material and product per control plans utilizing TS16949 & ISO14001 documented systems and authority to initiate appropriate action necessary to prevent non-conformance to customer specifications.  At Eagle Bend Manufacturing we promote opportunities within the company, fair culture and concern for people, recognizes that your engagement and commitment is fundamental to our business success.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify and evaluate supply sources for raw material (coil steel) purchases
  • Negotiate pricing to minimize cost while assuring quality and on-time delivery
  • Coordinate customer-dictated supply sources for steel resale programs
  • Monitor inventory level (including raw material) to eliminate outages
  • Maintain alternate supply sources to avoid production downtime
  • Prepare contracts and issue Purchase Orders to vendors using Manufacturing Systems
  • Monitor cost, quality, and delivery performance of suppliers
  • Initiate vendor corrective actions where appropriate
  • Help manage Safety Performance Measurable s such as Incident Rate, Monthly Inspection Results and EOS scores.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • 3 - 5 years experience required
  • Manufacturing, preferably automotive but not required
  • Purchasing, Inventory control, Accounting experience
  • Must understand basics of material flow and JIT manufacturing techniques
  • Knowledge of negotiation techniques
  • CMS software, Spreadsheet and word processing software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Ability to read, write, speak English
  • Excellent organizational ability and people skills
  • Ability to work overtime as needed

Additional Information

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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: Knoxville

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