Loading...
 
Share this Job

Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Engineering Services Commodity Buyer

Location: 

Washington, MI, US, 48094

Req ID 24923
   

 

Commodity Buyer for Non-Production Material Engineering Services for North America Engineering Centers in Farmington, Livonia, Northville and Washington, MI.

 

Your Responsibilities:

  • Support the team and related functions within Engineering in all NPM related Purchasing activities.
  • Collaborate with Engineering team on identifying new and/or existing suppliers for opportunities or sourcing requirements that occur.
  • Ensure all applicable group directives and guidelines are followed and any required exceptions are escalated to the proper level or individuals.
  • Develop bid list and hand Request for Proposals (RfP) activities working with their international sub commodity counterparts.
  • Work with the international sub commodity counterparts to develop a negotiation strategy and finalization of sourcing recommendations.
  • Work with counterparts and/or legal if required to secure proper agreements which are in place for pricing, licensing agreements, scope of work and any other applicable terms and conditions.
  • Oversees ongoing maintenance of contracts through a formalized, structured process.
  • Drive for Cost Savings both EBIT and NON-EBIT, improving overall Payment Terms, Driving Spend with Strategic Suppliers and other KPIs (Key Performance Indicator) which might apply under the Global NPM organization.

 

Your Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree required
  • 8+ years of relative experience.
  • A strong technical knowledge (in electronics and software preferably) with analytical skills  
  • Be proactive, willing to work in dynamic high-paced organization.
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office programs and tools.
  • Excellent communication with cross functional areas.
  • Working knowledge of purchasing principals.
  • Experience with purchasing negotiations/contracts.

 

Be part of our ZF team as Engineering Services Commodity Buyer and apply now!

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENTTo harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to our company.Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Our Commitment to Diversity

ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Procurement, Engineer, Purchasing, Buyer, RFP, Operations, Engineering, Finance, Sales