Sr. Strategic Buyer
A leading global automotive tier one supplier with 72 locations in 14 countries has an immediate need for a Sr. Strategic Buyer in there Columbus, OH corporate office. Hybrid remote work environment, excellent benefits package, flex time program, matching 401K plan and relocation package are available for qualifying candidates.
With limited supervision, create and execute sourcing strategies for new model automotive programs. Additional responsibilities include presenting to various levels of management, performing mass production part cost change analysis and variety of other analytical functions as needed. Associate may also be called on to lead cross-functional projects across sourcing, engineering, quality, and sales functions.
Maintain strategic mindset in all aspects of the role.
Source and evaluate local, national, and international suppliers
Negotiate price, terms, conditions, and contracts
Build and manage supplier relationships
Perform cost savings and profit margin analysis
Good communication and presentation skills
Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint)
Ability to analyze and draw conclusions from large datasets
4 Year degree in a business-related field
5 Years of sourcing experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment.