Commodity Buyer/ Purchasing Agent
Randstad is seeking an experienced Commodity Buyer to work for a well established international manufacturer in the Charleston area. Will be responsible for driving necessary actions to achieve the best supplier QCD performance by managing supplier relationships globally.
Ensure to Commodity Strategy implementation
??? Drive benchmark activities within commodity (RFQ)
??? Identify and manage introduction of ???New to Develop??? suppliers
??? Award business to supplier after Sourcing Committee decision
??? Lead negotiations with assigned suppliers
??? Ensure all contracts are signed by the supplier (vs standard), including tooling contract update.
??? Identify cost reduction opportunities at assigned suppliers (supplier???s propositions management)
??? Drive the productivity reservoir with the input of the suppliers and the Business Units
??? Support Project Buyers for commodity expertise
??? Agree Cost Model with suppliers
??? Ensure cash discounts are obtained
??? Ensure problem solving in accordance with the escalation procedure
??? Support Commodity Quality Engineer and Commodity Capacity Planner when problem solving cannot be handled at their stage
??? Coordinate suppliers??? phase out process and strategic transfers
??? Manage supplier tools replacement following Sourcing Committee procedures
??? Negotiate and recharge COPQ with assigned suppliers
??? Review action plan with supplier to achieve QCD Targets
??? Manage purchasing data in SAP (IR, SA, SL, PO)
??? Risk assessment of Commodity supply base
Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Degree in Business or Engineering
Minimum of 3 years' experience in purchasing.
Automotive experience is a plus
Proficient in MS Office Suite and SAP
Six Sigma certification is an assett
This is a great opportunity with a well established organization.
All qualified candidates will be contacted.
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