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Buyer II

Company: ElectraMeccanica
Location: Detroit
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionMeet ElectraMeccanica, an innovative electric vehicle manufacturer that is ready to revolutionize how people commute! Drawing on a 60-year legacy of building and delivering high-end custom cars, our flagship vehicle is a single-seat, electric vehicle called the SOLO (NASDAQ: SOLO). The provided driving experience is an unrivaled combination of exhilaration, affordability and environmental consciousness. Now, we are eager to open our doors to our new 18-acre US Assembly and Engineering Technical Center in Mesa, Arizona. Needless to say, its electrifying times and we want to invite you to seriously consider joining our expanding team!About UsElectraMeccanica has heart & soul! We hire dedicated, passionate, respectful and engaged contributors, who enjoy creating, solving and challenging the status quo. We have a dedicated team of people and continually seek to hire those who are always willing to roll up their sleeves. If we just described your personal values and work ethic here, we definitely want you to read on to see if this position sparks your interest.We are seeking a Buyer II to join our lean and agile team as this is a remote opportrunity. This role will support commodity purchasing in the daily execution of strategies and supply chain requirements. The successful applicant should be prepared to interact with our suppliers and stakeholders throughout our supply chain. Adaptability, flexibility and great customer-service skills are key to succeeding in this role.Job Description

  • Lead RFI/ RFQ/ RFP and strategic sourcing process
  • Support commodity lead in developing and executing sourcing strategies
  • Conduct contractual negotiations with suppliers on NDAs, General Terms & Conditions and Production Supply Agreements
  • Identify potential suppliers and analyze supplier capabilities
  • Perform detailed evaluation of quote competitiveness based on cost breakdown, TCO, Make vs. Buy and raw material pricing trend analysis
  • Drive and implement cost reductions on prototype and production vehicles through leveraged negotiations to achieve vehicle cost targets
  • Manage supplier relationships and performance through key performance metrics
  • Review Engineering, Design & Development (ED&D) costs with Engineering leads to ensure best-in-class cost is attained.
  • Manage vehicle budget in collaboration with Finance team
  • Work closely alongside Program Management to support prototype requirements, execute against build milestones and track sourcing progress
  • Support Supplier Quality plant audits and technical reviews
  • Update purchasing matrix to track and report project progress and challenges Other
    • Such other ancillary services as are necessary and as may be reasonably prescribed by the Company.Requirements
      • 3-5 years experience in electronics sourcing and supply relationship management
      • Bachelors degree in Business or Engineering; A designation in Supply Chain Management is a plus
      • Exceptional oral, written and verbal communication skills - builds effective relationships across departments.
      • Innovative and dedicated to learning new processes.
      • Team player comfortable consistently working with multiple teams.
      • High level of computer literacy.
      • Able to work well under pressure and to maintain realistic balance among multiple priorities.
      • Demonstrate proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability.
      • Legally able to work in United States.
      • Possesses a valid Drivers License.BenefitsOne last important note. Our new facility is planned to incorporate modern, dedicated spaces for our employees to dine, engage, relax, and play. We also provide the following comprehensive benefits package that supports our employees health, wellness, retirement, and work-life balance:
        • Medical, dental, and vision plans
        • Generous paid time off
        • 401k with company match
        • Life/AD&D insurance
        • Short-term and Long-term disability benefits
        • Corporate fitness/wellness discountsWhile we greatly appreciate all candidate applications, we only contact those individuals who best meet the required position qualifications. Thank you in advance for considering ElectraMeccanica!

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