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Sr Project Manager Purchasing (Technical Buyer)

Company: Robert Bosch Tool Corporation
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

The Sr Project Management Purchasing - Technical Buyer will be responsible for the following:

* Technical Buyer is responsible for managing an assigned set of commodities and the associated suppliers and materials to ensure the company meets its annual and strategic goals.
* Technical Buyer works directly with the engineering team to ensure that technical requirements are clearly understood and met.
* Technical Buyer will be responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and qualifying new and existing suppliers to achieve best value.
* Prepare supplier selection - includes RFQ process, supplier evaluation and communication, and participation in sourcing decisions.
* Active participation in definition of product related supplier strategy
* Manage procurement activities for platform and application projects -includes target cost setting.
* Responsible for achievement of quality, cost and delivery targets.
* Interface with: Central Purchasing, material field related purchasing, quality, engineering department and Business Unit
* Ensure preventive quality planning (PQP) for project specific new parts and coordination of their release.
* Promote and support RPP (cost reduction) goals while continually assessing the quality and performance of the supply chain.
* Change management for procured parts.
* Supports series production and after-market when needed.
* Travel domestically and internationally up to 30%


Basic Qualifications:

* Bachelor's Degree
* 5+ years of experience related to quality of purchasing parts in an automotive environment
* 2+ years of commercial and technical project management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering
* Ability to manage multiple projects at various stages of a program
* Ability to work with cross-functional teams

Keywords: Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, Detroit , Sr Project Manager Purchasing (Technical Buyer), Executive , Plymouth, Michigan

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