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Program and New Acquisition Buyer

Company: Grammer Americas
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

_*Program and New Acquisition Buyer*_

_*Company Description*_

*GRAMMER* is specialized in developing and manufacturing components and systems for car interiors as well as driver and passenger seats for off-road vehicles, trucks, buses, and trains.

As a global partner to the vehicle manufacturing industry we are represented around the world by our two divisions, Automotive and Commercial Vehicles. Our employees are constantly engaged in developing and producing innovative, flexible solutions to meet challenges in today's competitive global market. GRAMMER can be found on four continents with more than 50 production, distribution and logistics sites in 20 countries.

GRAMMER is a leading North American full service automotive supplier of highly engineered thermoplastic components and assemblies for interiors and air and fluid management systems.

_*Culture: *_

Here at GRAMMER, we foster a culture that embraces our Grammer CODE: Collaborate in an inclusive environment, Openness in communication and ideas, Drive for results with energy and Empower yourself and others by taking ownership of decisions and actions.

_*What we are looking for: *_

Grammer is looking for a *Program and New Acquisition Buyer* to join our Supply Chain Management team at our in *Plymouth, Michigan *location. The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a team environment. This individual will have an opportunity to make lasting and positive changes in our Americas SCM Team!

_*What you will be doing: *_

* This position is responsible program managing all key purchasing deliverable for launching new programs and reports directly to the Senior Manager for New Program and Acquisition.
* Work with the Regional Category Buyers to establish groups of suppliers for quotation
* Act as the purchasing key contact and interface with the program team to ensure the all requests and timelines are met
* Align with our Global Category Managers on quality, cost, delivery, and escalated supplier issues
* Lead negotiations with key suppliers
* Send requests for quotation, analyze, compare, recommend final sourcing, and present final sourcing at either Regional or International Table. In this forum, you will be expected to speak to all aspects of the sourcing process.
* Convey final souring decision to the program team
* Resolve pricing and delivery issues until 90 days after SOP
* On-sit supplier visits with Supplier Quality, Engineering, and other key stakeholders
* Work with the Costing team to establish pricing for the pursuit of new business

_*What you will bring along: *_

* Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management or related Business degree required
* 2+ years of experience on a Purchasing or Supply Chain Management team
* Experience in automotive/commercial vehicle commodities and components: Primarily metals but also including plastics, resins, electronics, fabric, vinyl, leather
* Effective analytical and problem solving skills
* Detailed oriented with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
* Track record of leading savings initiative through negotiation
* Data driven individual
* Strong Excel, PowerPoint, and Word experience required, including the ability to create and manage advanced spreadsheets
* Project management and Supplier Quality experience
* Experience with SAP preferred
* Knowledge in all aspects of cost and cost breakdowns
* Experience working with large diverse teams

_*What we can provide you: *_

* Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
* Tuition reimbursement programs
* 401(k) match
* Robust EAP services
* Developmental opportunities
* Much more!

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Plymouth, MI 48170: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Education:
* Bachelor's (Required)

Experience:
* buyer: 2 years (Preferred)
* project management: 1 year (Preferred)
* new program launch: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Plymouth, MI 48170%58047475%

Keywords: Grammer Americas, Detroit , Program and New Acquisition Buyer, Professions , Plymouth, Michigan

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