Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Auburn Hills


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 is currently seeking an experienced Senior Buyer in our Powertrain Purchasing Department. The Senior Buyer will be responsible for managing all aspects of business related to Turbo Chargers, Super Chargers, and Pumps. Functional responsibilities include the identifying potential sources, managing quotations, negotiating and awarding contracts, managing all aspects of the supplier relationship including contract maintenance, achieving annual cost savings targets, and developing supplier/commodity strategies. This position requires a high degree of collaboration with Global Counterparts, Supplier Operations, and Engineering.
The core responsibilities of a Senior Buyer are the development, ownership, and execution of full lifecycle commodity strategies which include but are not limited to:
Leading all aspects of the commercial relationship with the supply base and internal customers including sourcing process/budget management, benchmarking, supplier relations, Purchase Order issuance/maintenance, supply/delivery, cost savings, economic claim negotiations, etc.
Leading regional and global supplier development and cross-functional communications with suppliers using a “One Voice” approach
Leading a cross-functional team including partners from Product Design Office, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Supplier Quality, and Finance
Frequent professional communication with senior leadership
This position affords the opportunity for career development within the Purchasing organization and with other cross-functional groups.
Join our Bridge team! We are looking for a high energy, enthusiastic professional, driven to achieve world class results as a Senior Buyer.
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Basic Qualifications:

You have completed a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Business, Finance, Economics, or closely related field from an ABET accredited university
You have a minimum of 7 years of purchasing or closely related relevant experience.
You have strong communication skills and are highly customer focused
You are great at leading cross-functional teams
You have a strong fluency with MS Office Suite/G Suite
 Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree
Experience with SAP
Global commodity experience: participating in global sourcing activities and working in global teams

About the company

FCA designs, engineers, manufactures, distributes and sells vehicles under the Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Jeep, Lancia, Ram brands as well as luxury cars under the Ferrari and Maserati brands. FCA also operates in the components sector, through Magneti Marelli and Teksid, and in the production systems sector, through Comau and in after-sales services and products under the Mopar brand name.​

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