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Advanced Program Buyer
Auburn Hills, Michigan
$80k - $105k / Year

Position No Longer Open

Posted 11/17/2016

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3 or more years’ experience in the Procurement function focused on direct spend
  • 1 years’ experience in EMS or related industry
  • 1 years’ experience in New Product Development Sourcing
  • Fluent in business English
  • Master’s Degree
  • Previous background in Engineering, Finance, Project Management and / or Business Management
  • 1+ years working in the transportation industry
  • Strong management and leadership skills with the ability to motivate and drive accountability
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels within the organization as well as deliver oral presentations on moderately complex subject matter
  • Demonstrated experience driving cross functional collaboration across business units and geographies

Job Description

  • Partner with Molex BU design teams throughout Product Development process to manage BOM cost through Product Launch
  • New product supplier identification, sourcing, selection and contracting for the TIS division
  • Bring Design to Value (Manufacturing, Quality, Cost, etc.) viewpoint to Product design team
  • Conduct should-cost and make vs. buy analyses to support sourcing decision
  • Aggressively negotiate terms as required and in accordance with internal policies
  • Negotiate legal terms under the guidance of the internal legal support team
  • Improve New Product Sourcing processes and increase efficiencies by partnering with technical design teams
  • Apply appropriate category strategies (Metals, Plastics, Electronics, and Outsourcing etc.) to new product sourcing needs
  • Proactive supply risk management in the new product development process
  • Monitor sourcing and procurement innovation trends in the marketplace

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