Responsible for managing all components for new and current projects for the Driver Controls Product Team. Makes use of complex procurement methods requiring a great degree of knowledge, professionalism and administration. At this level, is proficient in all aspects of purchasing. Conducts value analysis in order to develop alternative sources resulting in lower cost items while maintaining quality service and price. Works closely with engineering, production planning, financial and other key personnel to ensure that requirements to support corporate objectives are adhered to by suppliers. Participates in various project efforts. Solves recurring supplier/technical quality and delivery problems. Develops an effective, professional business relationship with suppliers and treats all suppliers fairly and equitable and conducts business ethically. Works on finding new sources for current products and assisting in the development of new products that increase our offerings to our customers.
Must be highly organized and possess good leadership/facilitation skills.
Must have excellent communication skills. Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Able to understand and read technical blue prints.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Minimum BS in Business or Engineering with 5 years experience in purchasing
Automotive experience preferred.
· POWER POINT
· MS PROJECT
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