As a part of the Global Purchasing & Supply Chain TRACK Program, you will be responsible for the purchase of all or a specific portion of productive and/or non-productive materials, supplies, machinery, tooling and/or services. In addition, you will actively participate in the development of commodity strategy, sourcing/negotiations, global/regional material budget execution, and interface with suppliers or internal stakeholders. This work is of a complex nature involving a considerable amount of self-motivation, analytical ability, and independent judgment.
The Global Purchasing & Supply Chain TRACK Program is a rotational program for recent college graduates where you will be changing jobs every six months for the first two years. Rotational jobs may require the selected candidate to do any of the following:
Work additional shifts as needed
Positions Available for Rotations:
Value Chain Engineering
Manufacturing (Plant Rotation)
Grand Blanc, MI
A bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management or a related field is required
GPA of 3.0 or above is required
Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
The ability to use analytical skills to solve complex problems
Strong organizational skills including the ability to prioritize, handle multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines
Proficient with Microsoft office products - Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Experience managing commercial issues with suppliers and assessing supplier performance
Demonstrated skills in complex negotiations
Automotive industry experience
Knowledge of procurement software and databases
Knowledge of materials management
Capable of interpreting market data
Able to read blueprints and to understand basic engineering documents
Solid knowledge of contract law and its applications regarding purchasing processes
Ability to work globally, independently, and self-directed
Ability to travel at least 5% of time, including international travel
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