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Global Purchasing Analyst

Job Number:  65266
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics Southfield Ops
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Southfield, MICHIGAN, US, 48034

Work Style: 



Job Number: 65266 
Group: Magna Electronics  
Division: Magna Electronics Southfield Ops 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Work Style:  


About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary

Magna Electronics leads the way in active safety technologies, revolutionizing the automotive industry and improving lives. With a strong focus on adapting ADAS systems and electronic solutions to any vehicle, we address a wide range of mobility and safety needs. As we build a safer, more intelligent, and connected mobility experience, Magna is dedicated to creating a better future for people globally.

About the Role

The Global Purchasing Controller provides controlling expertise to ensure correct reporting and support company’s business objectives. As a member of ME’s Purchasing Control Team, he/she drives KPIs, support business development activities (e.g. thru business insight, analysis and reports). The Controlling team provide in depth analysis and understanding of purchasing data, results and forecast, organizing follow ups and drive the organization towards the defined measurements & KPIs in a consistent way aligned with Corporate Standards and definitions.

Your Responsibilities

Acting as Controller for the function, assure definitions and reporting are implemented and well understood within and outside the organization. Facilitate functions reporting, consolidation (according to Purchasing Control Manual and various KPIs) and analysis of actuals and forecast. Drive the harmonization, reporting and forecasting and continuous improvement of controlling activities to support the company’s operating model and objectives.
Additional Responsibilities (as assigned by manager):

  • Prepare and consolidate the function budget, headcount, reporting and finance alignment
  • Support Divisions in their reporting and Purchase data management following the global process and Controlling methodology
  • Facilitate and assure correct reporting according to function’s organization ie., Category, Product Area, Program and Indirect
  • Support functions strategic initiatives and governance by controlling, analysis, reports and development
  • Facilitate strategic meetings & forums
  • Drive functions standardization, format, communication and channels in close collaboration within Business Office
  • Monitor Purchasing systems and support development of functions master data process (supplier creation, price maintenance, category structure etc.)
  • Drive the functions ESG scope by defining measurables, monitor, track and report in close collaboration with Process & Procedures
  • Proactively develop the Forecast Process and Scenarios, commercial and/or supply capacity, to identify risk and potential
  • Supply base controlling, Master Data management, Supply Risk and Capacity Analysis
  • Represent and align with functions in the areas of key responsibilities (SIOP, Operations, Finance, Purchasing, IT etc)
  • All and any other task as assigned by direct manager

Who we are looking for

Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in engineering or business administration – Required

Your preferred qualifications

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience from a large multinational corporation, preferably within supply chain and controlling
  • Systems experience: ERP (preferably SAP), Excel, PowerPoint and other global systems such as PLM, PowerBI
  • Strong analytical skills and data visualization, attention to detail, and the ability to work collaboratively across functions
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and team-building abilities
  • Global Company, Automotive and/or tech industry experience preferred

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

  • Flexible working hours and remote work to the extent of up to 40% of working hours for a good work-life balance
  • On-site fitness center, sports and team events
  • An extensive training program and exciting internal development opportunities
  • In addition to the statutory holiday entitlement, 12/24 and 12/31 are free of work and no vacation days have to be consumed for this purpose
  • Canteen
  • Parking for two-wheelers, four-wheelers or electric vehicle

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

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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