Job Description: Objective of the Position: Responsible for the procurement of a commodity group, supplier performance management, commodity strategy of given sub-commodities and commercial management support within the plant. Essential Accountabilities: The position incumbent ensures, that Develop knowledge of commodity and supply base; develop regional strategy in concurrence with global strategy for the BU region.\u00a0 Execute on the global and regional strategies. Negotiate prices for their specific commodity. Prepare sourcing board documents per the standard. Provide buyer with contract details for new and current commodity components. Monitor and process CN\u2019s. Attend program meetings as requested as an extended team member. Process Request for Quotes and send data through data exchange. Maintain MaCo initiatives, reports for their commodities. Actively use the tools, MaCo, SLM, Softcon, and SAP Support buyer when necessary for supplier invoice issues. Provide monthly reports as directed. Professional Background \/ Basic Qualification \/ Work Experience: Bachelor\u2019s Degree in Supply Chain Management or equivalent experience. Minimum of five years of purchasing experience within the given sub-commodity group (preferably Automotive). Knowledge of their commodity based on prior employment or studies. Minimum three to five years\u2019 experience in Cost Analysis and Supplier Negotiations To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in Microsoft Office. SAP experience a plus. Ability to travel domestically by car or plane. Key Must Have\u2019s: Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos, and write simple correspondence. Analytical- Synthesize complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures . Business Acumen- Understands business implications of decisions. Knowledge of continuous improvement of products for manufacturability. Project Management- Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities. Strives to continuously improve expertise. Travel: Domestic-up to 25% local (to local ENA plants in MI, suppliers, and potential travel to OH, KY, and AL) International \u2013 up to 5% (travel to Germany) Tata Technologies is a company dedicated to bringing better products to market for our customers and to the millions of people around the world who benefit from them. We are a leading Global provider of engineering services, serving the world\u2019s leading manufacturing companies. We offer a complete benefits package, including; medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, FMLA and 401K. Our client is currently expanding their Technical footprint and has opportunities for those who are the best in their field. Our client offers a complete benefits package, including; medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, FMLA and 401K. Tata Technologies Inc. is an Equal Opportunity\/ Affirmative Action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment or career development.
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