Senior Buyer (L7)
Daimler Trucks North America - Portland, OR

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About Us

Since 1942 Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) has profoundly altered the face of North American highways. DTNA and its affiliate, Detroit Diesel Corporation (DDC), constitute the largest and most diverse company in the North American commercial vehicle market. Our DTNA family includes the iconic heavy- and medium-duty vehicle brands Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks, and Thomas Built Buses. We also manufacture Freightliner Custom Chassis, Axle Alliance axles and components, and Detroit® engines to ensure a quality product, through and through. Our state-of-the-art Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing (DDR) facilities breathe new life into salvaged engines and components, restoring them to their original condition and functionality and supporting our mission of environmental sustainability. Daimler Trucks North America offers challenging and rewarding careers at its locations across North America in diverse business and technical fields. If you crave international experience, DTNA's parent company, Daimler AG, provides opportunities for overseas placements and travel.

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Department Introduction

Purchase complex materials, components, systems, tooling and services within the guidelines of Daimler Trucks N.A. and Daimler Truck Group Procurement (TGP). Develop and guide supplier relationships, including long term partner suppliers.

Job Functions

Maintain supplier pricing files, purchasing contracts, and internal communication systems (PPS, GLOBUS, cbFC, etc).

Interface with suppliers and Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, and Quality to ensure timely and accurate communication of specifications.

Provide support to all manufacturing plants and internal departments for supplier-related issues.

Support negotiations and renew supplier contracts to purchase critical materials, parts, components and tooling.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field; OR an Associate's degree in Business Administration or related field with 1 year of purchasing or related experience; OR 4 years of related Daimler experience is required.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications is required.

Knowledge of business and economic issues, cost structures and contracts is preferred.

Knowledge of commodities and suppliers in local and global markets is preferred.

Knowledge of relevant materials and their features and production techniques is preferred.

Knowledge of analytical tools used for supplier evaluation and selection is preferred.

Additional Information

Final candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.

Daimler Trucks North America and Detroit Diesel Corporation are equal opportunity employers.

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