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Buyer - Supply Chain - Mishawaka

Location : Mishawaka, IN
Job Type : Contract
Reference Code : DP0210
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3-5 years
Required Education : Bachelor degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

We have a specialty automotive manufacturer that has exciting purchasing opportunity for Buyers in their facility in the Mishawaka/South Bend area. Buyers will be responsible for understanding design-to-cost, design-for-production, and manufacturability to help source vehicle components, negotiate contracts, and evaluate requirements.


Due to the governmental basis of the work, only US Citizens and Green Card Holder will be considered.


Buyers can expect to:

-Source complex components for vehicle assembly

-Negotiate, place and administer contracts for vehicle assembly requirements

-Implement commodity strategies established by management

-Maintain supply base at optimal level

-Negotiate cost and product with potential suppliers

-Compare competitive quotes for best value

-Develop potential suppliers

-Draft complete file documentation to ensure determination of fair and reasonable pricing

-Draft and issue blanket contracts and purchase orders

-Enter and maintain all information in SAP database


The successful candidate will need:


  • BA/BS degree required in a related field (Supply Management and/or Business)

  • 5-7 years automotive purchasing experience required

  • Strong computer and communication skills required (Word, Excel, Project, SAP)

  • Teamwork and communication skills required

  • Analytical thinking, negotiating, and problem solving skills required

  • Willingness to do about 25% travel

For immediate consideration, please send your resume directly to Ken Markiewicz at



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