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Raw Materials Senior Buyer B - Sheet Steel

Raw Materials Senior Buyer B - Sheet Steel FCA US LLC, was formed in 2009 from a

2019-06-17 2020
FCA
Position: Senior Buyer Salary: Unspecified Type: Full Time Location: Auburn Hills, MI
FCA US LLC, was formed in 2009 from a global strategic alliance with FIAT Group. The company produces vehicles and
products under the Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram, FIAT, SRT, and Mopar® brands. The combined resources, technology,
distribution technology, brands, engineering, and manufacturing allow us to compete on a global scale. Our alliance allows
us to build on the culture of innovation first established by Walter P. Chrysler in 1925 and FIAT’s complimentary technology
whose heritage dates back to 1899.
FCA takes great pride in fostering an inclusive work environment where employees can leverage strengths, experiences
and perspectives. At FCA, we believe it is the diversity of talent and perspective that allows us to take a visionary
approach, to strategically apply new technologies and forge ahead in our industry in innovation and performance.
Employment Type Full Time
Percent Travel 0-20%
Physical Location Headquarters & Technology Center - Auburn Hills
Job Description
Just like a bridge, our mission in Purchasing is to connect internal and external partners to deliver world class results. We
build our bridge together on solid foundational values. Our global Purchasing team sources over $80 billion in products and
services annually. We deliver world class results by embracing our values of Belief, Respect, Innovation, Diversity, Growth,
and Energy (BRIDGE) as they are the framework for our culture. We believe in a work-life balance and provide team
members opportunities for mentoring, learning & development and exposure to senior leadership. FCA takes great pride in
fostering an inclusive work environment where employees can leverage strengths, experiences and perspectives. At FCA,
we believe it is the diversity of talent and perspective that allows us to take a visionary approach, to strategically apply
new technologies and forge ahead in our industry in innovation and performance. Most opportunities will be global in
nature and will involve collaboration with FCA colleagues in Italy, South America and Asia. FCA is currently seeking an
experienced Steel Senior Buyer to manage sourcing of direct steel with responsibility for or directly engaging with steel
mills and service centers in price/contract negotiations.
The Senior Buyer will be responsible for managing all commercial terms and the developing sourcing strategies for both
domestic and global projects. Functional responsibilities include identifying potential sources, managing quotations,
negotiating and awarding of long-term contracts, managing all aspects of the supplier relationship including contract
maintenance, achieving annual cost savings targets, and developing supplier/commodity strategies.
The core responsibilities of a Senior Buyer are the development, ownership, and execution of full lifecycle commodity
strategies which include but are not limited to:
Leading all aspects of the commercial relationship with the supply base and internal customers including sourcing
process/budget management, benchmarking, supplier relations, Purchase Order issuance/maintenance, supply/delivery,
cost savings, economic claim negotiations, etc.
Leading regional and global supplier development and cross-functional communications with suppliers using a "One Voice"
approach
Leading a cross-functional team including partners from Marketing, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Supplier
Quality and Finance
Frequent professional communication with senior leadership
This position affords the opportunity for career development within the Purchasing organization and with other cross-
functional groups. The ideal candidate will strive to drive improvement to the purchasing organization’s processes and
strategies. Join our Bridge team! We are looking for a high energy, enthusiastic professional, driven to achieve world class
results as a Senior Buyer.
Learn more about FCA’s culture by connecting with us on Social Media:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FCANACareers
Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/company/fcagroup/jobs/
Position Requirements
Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Business, Finance, Economics, or closely related field from an
ABET accredited university
7 years of purchasing or closely related relevant experience.
Direct steel purchasing experience with responsibility for or directly engaging with steel mills and service centers in
price/contract negotiations
Strong spreadsheet skills,
Strong communication skills and are highly customer focused
Ability to lead cross-functional teams
Strong fluency with G Suite / MS Office Suite (strong spreadsheet skills)
Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree
Global commodity experience: participating in global sourcing activities and working in global teams
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Date Posted Jun 6, 2019
Job Category Purchasing & Supplier Quality-Purchasing
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