Sogefi Engine Systems USA, Inc., a part of Sogefi Group, is a world leader in the design and manufacturing of engine filtration and air intake and cooling systems both for the top vehicle manufacturers and the replacement markets. We are seeking a Project Buyer to join our R&D facility located in Rochester Hills, MI.
Implement strategic purchasing practices and procedures throughout North American operations
Work closely with the European Purchasing Group to select vendors, assess vendors' capabilities, develop alternate sources, evaluate vendor performance, send request for quotations, analyze the offers, negotiate price and delivery terms for New OE Project of North America
Negotiate and mange supplier pricing and lead times to coincide with automotive customer expectations for multiple customer Projects
Support annual price negotiations with key suppliers based on upcoming activity/sales forecast and in coordination with the company's European purchasing group
Responsible to identify and coordinate the Purchasing Productivity action plan for North American plants.
Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
Minimum 5-10 years work experience in purchasing within the automotive industry
Desire to work in a multinational environment
Ability to travel internationally
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
Proficient with numbers
Plastics or elastomers background
Experience in procurement from low cost countries
Spanish and/or French language skills in addition to English
Please ensure that your resume reflects a detailed account of your skills as they relate to the requirements of this position. We offer an impressive compensation/benefits package, including health, dental, vision, life, disability insurances, 401k and much more.