Body, Exterior & Raw Materials Purchasing Project Manager (Sr B)

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles   •  

Auburn Hills, MI

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive

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8 - 10 years

Posted 56 days ago

Just like a bridge, our mission in Purchasing is to connect internal and external partners to deliver world class results. We build our bridge together on solid foundational values. Our global Purchasing team sources over $80 billion in products and services annually. We deliver world class results by embracing our values of Belief, Respect, Innovation, Diversity, Growth, and Energy (BRIDGE) as they are the framework for our culture. We believe in a work-life balance and provide team members opportunities for mentoring, learning & development and exposure to senior leadership. FCA takes great pride in fostering an inclusive work environment where employees can leverage strengths, experiences and perspectives. At FCA, we believe it is the diversity of talent and perspective that allows us to take a visionary approach, to strategically apply new technologies and forge ahead in our industry in innovation and performance. Most opportunities will be global in nature and will involve collaboration with FCA colleagues in Italy, South America and Asia.

The Body, Exterior & Raw Materials (BERM) Purchasing Project Manager is a critical part of the team that facilitates and drives key projects and initiatives on behalf of the team and its management. The Project Manager is a direct report to the Director of this area but supports multiple projects for all managers in the group. The Project Manager will manage and report all key metrics on behalf of the BERM organization. He/she will manage the North America purchasing sourcing table and commodity strategy processes and schedules. Responsibilities also include leading key projects and developing management presentations. Most importantly, the Project Manager leads and takes ownership for the overall success of the BERM organization. The diversity of projects he/she will be involved in makes this a very unique position to grow skills in many areas and develop a strong cross-functional network.

This position affords the opportunity for career development within the Purchasing organization and with other cross-functional groups.v

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Business, Finance, Economics, or closely related field from an ABET accredited university
  • Minimum of 7 years of purchasing or closely related relevant experience
  • Strong communication skills and highly customer focused and comfortable interfacing with all levels of management
  • Resourceful and great at leading cross-functional and global teams
  • Well organized, self-motivated, and capable of managing conflict
  • Strong fluency with MS Office Suite/G Suite
  • Comfortable and excel in a fast paced environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree
  • Experience with SAP
  • Experience in multiple groups within purchasing