Support financial team including invoice support, resolution of inconsistencies or discrepancies identified as result of 3way match (comparison of purchase order to receipt to invoice), and dispositions including resolution of materials, variances or issues.
This is a professional position responsible for daily purchasing activities including the creation of purchase orders from shopping carts, handling exceptions identified by Accounts Payable, making changes to PO's and close interaction with Legal and the Business Units.
Purchasing Buyer will support Indirect Purchasing activities for multiple Autoliv sites by reviewing quotes, negotiating with the potential vendors, rolling discrete JDE purchase orders and following up on orders as needed.
Reviews requisitions and confers with departments regarding requirements, specifications, quantity and quality of merchandise, and delivery requirements; recommends alternate suppliers where a savings in cost or improved delivery will result.
Develop long-term relationships with key suppliers such that both the organization and the supplier achieve benefit from the relationship; lead source projects and assure timely component kick-off for New Product Introductions.
Act as primary point of contact for internal and external suppliers representing MAHLE Aftermarket North America to negotiate actual and future business opportunities including material prices and commercial terms.
The Buyer I - Commodity is responsible for purchasing of indirect materials within the Service Center Procurement (SCP) for one or more specific plant locations and/or for dedicated commodities NAO-wide using a variety of concepts, practices, and procedures.
Design and develop communication protocols and methodologies between sub components of embedded systems; work with diverse forms of embedded systems all the way from "bare metal" to full embedded operating systems such as Linux.
Negotiates pricing, facilitates purchases, and coordinates all activities required to purchase production or non-production parts and services, and accessory commodities for NNA-Smyrna, Nismex and Canton plants.
The role of the MRO Buyer is to improve work force productivity and quality by anticipating and eliminating potential delays through planning, scheduling, and coordination of maintenance resources, parts, materials, and equipment access.
Identify large logistics and warehouse automation projects on the horizon and meet with prospects and EPC's, using value propositions to showcase economic value and long-term benefits of the company's product offerings compared to competitor products.
Independently evaluate, select and purchase various commodities including electrical and electronic components, mechanical parts, fabricated assemblies and subassemblies, as well as maintenance, repair and operations (MRO), third party services, packaging and plant support commodities.