15 days old

Automotive Buyer

Kelly Services
Detroit, MI 48208
Remote / Virtual Automotive Buyer

Immediate Need!!

6 Month Contract Assignment

**_Job Summary_**

Negotiates pricing, facilitates purchases, and coordinates all activities required to purchase production or non-production parts and services, and accessory commodities for NNA-Smyrna, Nismex and Canton plants. Locates and develops suppliers that can meet current and future production or non-production parts requirements. Ensures suppliers meet Nissan's goals of quality, cost and delivery. Coordinates with other departments to ensure an uninterrupted supply of parts to production lines and to solve supply problems. Maintains daily business support activities of department administrative support personnel.

Contributes to building brand value and achieving enduring profitable growth.

**Job Functions**

+ Negotiates and establishes commodity prices for production parts. Handles assigned commodities. Ensures cost control in accordance with the Nissan revival plan cost reduction goals and requirements. Locates suppliers and develops their abilities to meet current and future production parts requirements.

+ Ensures suppliers meet Nissan's goals of quality, cost and delivery. Performs comparative analysis of competing suppliers to select most competitive source for a specified commodity.

+ Establishes contracts for assigned commodities; maintains purchase orders, and related purchasing records; maintains files and records of current and potential suppliers, materials and prices.

+ Coordinates activities between all departments and supplier base to ensure uninterrupted supply of parts and resolution of supply issues and problems. Plans, develops, implements and maintains cost reduction plans in support of the department's cost reduction goals.

+ As necessary, performs other related duties of which the above are representative.

**Minimum Qualifications**

Job Knowledge and Skill:

Commodity and market knowledge. Commercial and legal regulations knowledge; Good communication skills-both verbal and written; interpersonal; negotiation and cost and manufacturing process analysis skills.


Three to five years of related experience at a professional level.

Supervisory Experience:



A related degree from a four-year college.

Computer Skills:

Working knowledge of word processor, spreadsheet, other PC applications, or mainframe applications to produce non-standard, creative products.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-01-11 Expires: 2021-02-11

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