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.
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.
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.
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.
Analyze supply base for optimization opportunities, including bundling potential and supplier reduction & provides strategies of approved/ panel suppliers to Project Buyer during customer quotation phase.
Project management professional responsible for leading the implementation of business-wide category sourcing strategies, achieved through project management of sourcing process, cost reduction and productivity pipeline projects, supplier sourcing changes and other critical projects, all driving productivity.
Participating in business processes mapping including process analysis and design, gap analysis, functional system design and specifications, system configuration, development of system tests, procedures, and documentation.
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.