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Purchasing Agent

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Elwood Professional

Seymour, IN

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Purchasing Agent To apply, please email your resume to   COMPANY PROFILE: Global Tier 1 supplier to OEM’s (Toyota, Honda, Chrysler Subaru & Nissan) Automotive Components and system supplier for the Industry’s most demanding company’s   What This Company Offers You: Team environment that promotes communication, cooperation and an emphasis on quality and safety. Focused on strong, responsive, and lasting relationships with clients. Committed to success at every level. Company recognitions, Company Holiday parties Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K   THE ROLE YOU WILL PLAY: Purchasing Agent The Purchasing Agent will play a critical role in Supplier Sourcing, quoting process, supplier approval management, continual improvement – cost, quality, and delivery, risk assessment and risk reduction, and source termination Identifies potential Supplier Sources, completes research on source and makes a preliminary feasibility study Arranges and leads initial supplier survey with members from quality, production and manufacturing engineering as required for potential suppliers Targets suppliers for quoting, obtains quotes by assigned deadline, completes summary of quote and recommendation with Group Leader. Completes initial confirmation of quotes with selected suppliers and supports the group leader in initial negotiations to target costs. Supports the group leader as necessary in the quote approval process Part Program Manager for supplier launch process: with approved supplier sourcing, obtains PPAP Requirements from responsible QE group and Key Program Milestones to meet launch timing. Holds regular reviews with Supplier and by key milestone events arranges meetings with QE and PC groups to obtain key program milestone approvals Executes the tactics and actions for Annual Price review and Cost improvement for supplied products and works with support from the Group Leader Executes tasks to achieve tactical improvement plan for target supplies based on the specific need for quality and delivery improvement. Completes risk assessments for Suppliers impact to quality, delivery and cost using standard tools Executes actions defined by activity plan for de-sourcing activity and reports status to Group Leader   BACKGROUND PROFILE: Purchasing Agent 3-5 years of progressive Direct Materials procurement Automotive Industry background helpful Bachelor’s degree in Business, Materials, Supply Chain or applicable field is preferred Ability to develop long-term partnership Must read and understand blueprints Good understanding of manufacturing processes and cost factors Proficient in Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.) Knowledge of ERP Systems such as JD Edwards, Oracle, AS400 Ability to work with limited supervision To apply, please email your resume to

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Elwood Professional is the division of Elwood Staffing, one of the largest staffing firms in the United States, committed to the recruitment and placement of highly-skilled engineering, information technology, and business management professionals in contract or direct hire positions.

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