Manager Non Production Purchasing in Southfield, MI

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Lear Corporation   •  

Southfield, MI 48076

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


5 - 7 years

Posted 56 days ago

Job Description

Position Focus:

  • Establish and implement Global and Regional Commodity Strategies including MRO in alignment with business segment needs, cross functional key stakeholders, and financial spend and save targets.
  • Build and maintain a sustainable Roadmap to Achieve Targeted Savings.
  • Plan and lead cross functional teams, coordinating activities and timing, ensuring project status is clear, projects are completed on time, and targeted savings are achieved.
  • Coordinate activities with key stakeholders and Buyers to determine best value product or service, alignment with operational needs, and category strategies.
  • Quarterly business reviews with Operations Leaders and Key Stakeholders in all segments.
  • Conduct Quarterly SCTO (Supplier Cost Technology Optimization) Supplier Summits at Lear facilities.
  • Establish Supplier Strategies focusing on Criticality to the business and Global/Regional Spend.
  • Evaluate new vendors Globally/Regionally for alignment with business segment needs and category strategies.
  • Ensure compliance to global and regional procedures, policies, and regulations while striving for best practices and continuous improvement.


Requires limited supervision. Manages a broad functional area. May manage a small group of local or remote buyers.


Bachelor's degree in supply chain, business, engineering, or related field.


Requires 6+ years experience.

Position Specific Requirements:

  • Purchasing experience with evidence of successful global strategic sourcing activities and supplier relationship management skills.
  • Ability to work in a highly productive, constantly changing environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with proven ability to work well at all levels, as a team member, or as a team leader.
  • Strong collaboration and negotiation skills.
  • Strong attention to detail with strong analytical skills.
  • Proactive and results oriented.

Job Location

Southfield, United States

Valid Through: 2019-10-17