Director of Purchasing, North America FILLED

Director of Purchasing, North America FILLED

Company

Automotive Systems Supplier

Date Added

2015-11-29 12:00:00

Overview

This is an exciting opportunity, based in the Michigan area, to contribute to the profitability of our client's major automotive business through development and implementation of procurement policies and procedures.

Responsibilities

- Lead development of overall procurement strategies to support five year plans

- Achieve and maintain compliance with CPO audits, general financial and loss control audits, and ISO/TS registration across North America

- Lead development of the international commodity supply strategy to support the overall company strategy including rationalization of low cost supply opportunities

- Review and manage supplier/component capacity for the North America region

- Oversee supplier evaluation activity consistent with established metrics

- Advise high-level management of regulatory changes, tariff/trade agreements and other developments that have potential to impact North American operations

Qualifications

- At least 10 years related management experience in purchasing or procurement in an automotive environment

- 4 year degree; would also prefer an MBA, with CPP designation

- Demonstrated understanding of automotive industry methods and practices particular to supplier/customer networks and relations

- Demonstrated ability to operate in a global automotive supply chain organization

- Strong business and financial acument

- Excellent communication, strategic, and leadership skills

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