1+ months


Kelly Services
Ridgeville, SC 29472
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**Temporary Buyer Opening in Ridgeville, South Carolina!! APPLY NOW!**

**Job Summary:**

The Buyer for Direct Material is responsible for the purchase of material for advanced projects, new projects and running production for VCCs factory in Charleston, SC. This position will have the responsibility to buy all localized parts as well as to challenge existing part/tooling setup for imported material.

Key deliverables include driving the right supplier quality, cost and timing for new vehicle programs, cost efficiency, managing supply base, risk management and commodity strategies etc. We work closely with Europe and China Purchasing, R&D, manufacturing, quality and other stakeholders. The purchasing department work is conducted in one global process and governance.

**Principal Responsibilities:**

Map, evaluate and establish US supply base regarding relevant commodities in wave 1, 2 & 3 for

localization in close cooperation with Europe and China organizations through Global councils.

Set up agreements and source for local content.

Drive localization business case investigations and execution

Lead negotiations at an optimal cost level

Main contact for all commercial issues towards the suppliers

Issue RFQ, Issue Purchase Order and Issue running changes

Act on design changes within the projects.

Participate in the global commodity council, discussing strategy and projects to align with the Global

Purchasing Team

Establish understanding of the VCC sourcing process and IT systems

**Job Specifications:**

Bachelors Degree in applicable field or equivalent experience.

Computer skills (MS Office and especially Excel)

Knowledge of the automotive industry and related systems and processes.


Strong negotiation skills and continuously look for commercial opportunities.

Understand the purchasing elements and optimize the business in the best interest for the company.

Good cooperation and communication skills to create challenge with respect both, internally and


Structured way of thinking with an ability to handle many issues/projects in parallel.

Positive mindset.

Ability to independent drive and complete tasks

Strategic understanding and thinking

Analytical skills, Results-oriented.

Honest person with integrity

Collaborates: Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

Drives results: Consistently achieves results, even under tough circumstances.

Self-development: Actively seeking new ways to grow & be challenged using both formal & informal

development channels.

Builds trust: Gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.

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

Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.

**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.

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Posted: 2022-05-27 Expires: 2022-07-25

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