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Lansing, MI 48917

Posted: 10/03/2023 Job Type: Permanent/Direct Hire Industry: Other (HR, Admin, Mkt, Sales) Job Number: 24311 Pay Rate: $ 65000.00 - $ 70000.00

Job Description

Join our manufacturing clients team as a Buyer, where you'll play a pivotal role in ensuring a satisfied and productive workplace. Uphold Company policies, champion business objectives, and prioritize safety and health practices. If you're a problem solver with exceptional negotiation skills, we want to hear from you.


As a Buyer, you'll be instrumental in the smooth operation of our procurement processes. 

Your key duties will include:
  • Developing and cultivating supplier relationships for reliable supply sources.
  • Conducting negotiations for long-term commitments regarding production materials and tooling.
  • Executing purchases for assigned items and materials.
  • Collaborating with other departments to identify and integrate new or improved sources of supply.
  • Maintaining meticulous records of approved suppliers, purchase orders, APQP, and related documentation.
  • Fostering positive relationships with suppliers in accordance with company policies.
  • Crafting and managing contractual agreements for production material procurement.
  • Spearheading productivity and cost reduction initiatives in partnership with suppliers.
  • Evaluating potential suppliers for returnable packaging solutions.
  • Coordinating transportation logistics and communicating pertinent information to relevant departments.
  • Ensuring regular attendance and maintaining a clean, safe work environment.
  • Participating actively in departmental meetings and documenting activities as required.
  • Generating and submitting cost reduction and innovation ideas.
  • Performing other assigned tasks.

Job Requirements

We're seeking candidates with the following skills and experiences:

Strong problem-solving abilities.
Proficiency in relevant computer applications.
Exceptional teamwork and communication skills, both verbal and written.
Solid mathematical aptitude.
Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
Proficiency in reading automotive drawings and engineering specifications.
Educational Requirements:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

B.S. in Purchasing/Materials Management and a minimum of 5 years' experience.
Note: In special circumstances, candidates without the required education but with substantial applicable manufacturing work experience may be considered.

Ready to drive our procurement excellence forward? Apply now and be an integral part of our dynamic team!
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