Advantage Technical Resourcing Buyer in Dearborn, Michigan

Job Title:Buyer - Dearborn, MIJob Description:•Manage supplier RFIs, RFQs, and Sourcing Agreements•Load and Maintain supplier active pricing in purchasing files•Lead supplier commercial negotiations and resolve issues affecting part supply.•Expedite project launches•Insure suppliers adherence to OEM Global Terms and Conditions•Insure timely responses to all quality issues and processing of SREA’s and Alerts, when applicable•Meet deadlines for all buyer requests. Examples are Q1 updates, payment terms evaluations, etc.•Timely resolution of commercial issues.•Analysis of data from a variety of internal and external sources to deliver the best value to OEM•Quote and negotiate pricing with suppliers for the purchase of service parts, tooling and services•Develop and execute strategic sourcing strategies•Assist in resolution of cost, quality and delivery issues affecting supply•Work with other Buyers in both Service and Production to develop strategies and implement solutions Skills Required:•Strong verbal and written communication skills including negotiation skills•Highly organized self-starter with demonstrated leadership skills•Project management skills and process discipline Skills Preferred:•MMP, WIPS and WERS knowledge preferred•Strong analytical skills and proficient in using Word and Excel; Access skills a plus•Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in teams Experience Required: Previous Purchasing experience preferred Education Required: BA/BS Education Preferred: MBA a plusAbout Advantage ResourcingAt Advantage Resourcing, our primary objective is to perfectly align the best people with the appropriate jobs. These jobs may be temporary assignments or career positions. We place talented people in a wide variety of jobs working with our client companies in areas such as: engineering, IT, technical, manufacturing, skilled trades, distribution, call centers, clerical, accounting, finance and sales.Our strength is being able to solve our clients workforce needs by matching people that have the right skills, knowledge and motivation to each opportunity. Advantage Resourcing can help you discover the personal and career success you desire.The Company supports affirmative action and equal employment opportunity. The Company will provide equal employment in employment practices to all applicants for employment. Employment decisions shall be made without regard to any protected characteristic such as, but not limited to, race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, national origin, ancestry, citizen status, gender identity, orientation, marital status, status in regard to public assistance, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans and other protected veterans, genetic information and other legally protected classes. Furthermore, the Company is an E-Verify employer. Information provided on this application will not be used for any discriminatory purposes. The Company complies with all applicable federal, state and local non-discrimination laws and regulations. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations in the application or interviewing process. If you need a reasonable accommodation in the application or interviewing process, please contact us. Job ID: 349945 Dept ID: 10527 Location: Dearborn, MIU