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Sr. Rail Buyer

Company: GENERAL MOTORS
Location: Warren
Posted on: November 11, 2019

Job Description:

Sr. Rail Buyer PUR******* There's never been a more exciting time to work for General Motors. To achieve our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, we need people to join us who are passionate about creating safer, better and more sustainable ways for people to get around. This bold vision won't happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to transforming how we move today and in the future. Why work for us Our culture is focused on building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open work spaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support employee volunteer interests and make it a priority to join together in efforts that give back to our communities. This is a non-supervisory position, responsible for conducting purchasing activities to support sourcing, contract and supplier management activities in line with departmental strategy and objectives. The position will be responsible for buying Material and Vehicle Rail Service activities within USA and Canada. Activities include but not limited to: - Sourcing and Contracting Activities that include but not limited to: o Sourcing event bid strategy & management o Bid analytics o Coordination and alignment of RFQ package components including Terms & Conditions, SOR, RFQ documentation o Leadership sourcing recommendation / alignment. o Management of sourcing documentation related to bid events in adherence to the GM Audit Services o Contract drafting and Legal reviews - Daily supplier interface activities on all commercial items - Support commercial budget activities - Support on Logistics Cost reduction and Joint Process Improvement activities - Support logistics supplier management initiatives including Strategic Supplier Engagement - Nurture relationship with strategic suppliers by acting as a focal point for commercial issue resolution - Perform rate management activities including spot buys, rate analysis and supplier requests - Participate in supplier KPI reviews Knowledge: - Strong multi-faceted experience in Logistics and Supply Chains including working knowledge of various logistics modes and supply base dynamics (Preferred) - Strong Commercial Negotiation experience - Solid understanding of the Rail Network, Operations, and Supplier Dynamics (Preferred) - Robust experience in complex bid and contract management - Working knowledge in data analysis and bid management software - Working experience in data analytics environment. (preferred) - Contract Language Drafting (Preferred) Skills: - Strong purchasing negotiation skills in logistics or other services - Strong understanding of the network optimization concepts and process - Strong Technical capabilities including Data Mining and Analysis including knowledge of SQL, Tableau and MS Access (preferred) - Knowledge of Mapping Tools including MapInfo (preferred) - Leadership - ability to manage complex projects - High Analytic Capability in situations which are ambiguous and complex - Strong Senior Leadership presentation skills - High level of oral and written communications skills - High level of interpersonal skills - Ability to both work independently and as a member of cross-functional teams - Ability to lead a project from start to finish - Detail oriented and Data Driven - High process focus - Energetic and passionate to find solutions to complex supply chain problems Experience/Education: - Bachelors degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Finance, Industrial Engineering, or related fields (required) - Master's degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Finance, Industrial Engineering, or related fields (preferred) - 3+ years of work experience in the related fields (preferred) - Finance/Engineering/Logistics Certifications (preferred) US-MI-Warren (Tech Ctr) Nov 4, 2019, 10:03:24 AM Nov 12, 2019, 1:59:00 AM Purchasing

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