The Buyer for Wiper Systems will be responsible for managing multiple commodities within the system: front and rear wiper systems, hoses, reservoirs, and connectors. The Buyer is responsible for managing all commercial terms and developing sourcing strategies for approximately $140M of annual business. This person will be responsible for identifying potential sources, manage quotations, negotiate and award long term contracts. They will also manage all aspects of the supplier relationship including contract maintenance, achievement of annual cost savings targets and development of supplier/commodity strategies.
The Buyer will be expected to take on a leadership role within a cross-functional team that includes Engineering, Supplier Quality, and Supply Chain along with taking a leading role in working closing with global colleagues on benchmarking studies.
Please apply directly at www.fcagroupcareers.com Requisition 1032983
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Business, Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Finance, Marketing, Economics, International Business, Accounting, Entrepreneurship or equivalent from an AACSB accredited program; Engineering or other technical degrees with business background also considered; Students completing their final semester may also be considered
Minimum of 1 year of experience in Purchasing, Finance, Cost Engineering, Supply Chain, or another closely related field
Strong interest in the automotive industry
Experience working in SAP
Previous negotiation experience
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
Strong leadership skills
Excellent organization skills
Excellent analytical and presentation skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and or G Suite