25 days old


Kelly Services
Marysville, OH 43040
**Exciting** **_Direct Hire_** **BUYER Opportunity available in Marysville, Ohio!**

Research, evaluate and buy automotive parts for North American Automotive Purchasing Department. Correlate cost and supplier selection with both regional and global design functions. Correlate and select suppliers in support of stable quality and delivery for all America's manufacturing plants.

**Essential Function and Responsibilities:**

Develop, gain approval & execute purchasing strategies for assigned commodities & suppliers

Responsible for accurate & timely supplier selection & BOM maintenance

Establish logical new model cost targets

Achieve new model cost targets through effective supplier selection & negotiation

Responsible for achieving annual mass production cost improvement goals

Ensure accurate & timely quotation management

Effectively manage projects

Responsible for building effective supplier relationships

Research & monitor industry trends (sourcing, technology, market price)

Develop part & supplier strategies

Gain consensus on new model supplier selection

Maintain BOM system

Analyze cost calc. worksheets & issue discrepancies

Develop cost reduction strategies

Negotiate pricing with suppliers & process quotations

**What you need to be successful in the role:**

Knowledge of automotive commodity and industry trends

Experience with supplier evaluation & selection

Ability to develop & present a clear & concise proposal

**Skilled in:**

Basic math; computers (including E-mail, Excel and other Microsoft Office software); communication (verbal & written); cost analysis

**Ability to:**

Negotiate based on logic & manage costs

Manage customer & supplier relationships

Work in teams & build consensus

Solve problems and manage projects

Work independently with minimal supervision

**Required Work Experience:**

3 years of Purchasing, Sales, Quality Control, or Engineering experience

**Required Education:**

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience (BSBA preferred)

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

As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

**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/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). 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: 2021-05-28 Expires: 2021-06-28

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