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Phone: (216) 932-2022

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Project Buying Specialist

Job ID: 49200
Job Views: 23280
Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Zip Code: 44118
Job Category: Automotive, Purchasing-Procurement
Employment Type: Part time
Salary: $85,000.00 per year
Posted: 08.19.2015


Business-Strategic Management: Business Analysis-Research, Business Unit Management, Franchise-Business Ownership, General-Other: Business-Strategic Management, Hospital-Clinic Administration, Hotel-Lodging Management, Managerial Consulting, Mergers and Acquisitions, President-Top Executive, Public Health Administration, Restaurant Management, School-College Administration, Store-Branch Management, Strategic Planning-Intelligence, Town-City Planning
Engineering: Aeronautic-Avionic Engineering level3, Aeronautic-Avionic Engineering2 level3, Bio-Engineering, CAD-Drafting, Chemical Engineering, Civil & Structural Engineering, Electrical-Electronics Engineering, Energy-Nuclear Engineering, Environmental and Geological Engineering, General-Other: Engineering, Industrial-Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture-Marine Engineering, RF-Wireless Engineering, Systems-Process Engineering
Manufacturing-Production: Assembly-Assembly Line, Audio-Video Broadcast & Postproduction, Equipment Operations, General-Other: Production-Operations, Hazardous Materials Handling, Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Operations, Layout, Prepress, Printing, & Binding Operations, Machining-CNC, Metal Fabrication and Welding, Moldmaking-Casting, Operations-Plant Management, Production-Operations Planning, Scientific-Technical Production, Sewing and Tailoring, Telecommunications Administration-Management, Waste Pick-up and Removal
Project-Program Management: Event Planning-Coordination, General-Other: Project-Program Management, IT Project Management, Program Management, Project Management

Job Description

The project buyer is responsible for the implementation and reporting of his/her parts packages starting from the handover of the nominated supplier until three months after the start of production (SOP), within the defined cost / invest targets defined by management.
·     Assure process consistency  requirements
·     Representation of Purchasing in internal meetings, presentations and Pilot Halls
·     Timely and accurate maintenance of Purchasing systems and databases 
·     Resolution of Purchasing-related problems with other functions  thorough purchasing processes and procedures
·     Performs other Purchasing tasks as required

2 -3 years at OEM or related field 

Job Requirements

Education: Bachelor's Degree
·       Experience in automotive industry
·       Knowledge of manufacturing processes
·       Knowledge of cost breakdowns, cost drivers
·       Proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, MS Outlook, and Excel
·       Ability to manage multiple and changing priorities
·       Effective communication at all levels internal and with outside vendors/suppliers
·       Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills
Experience with long-range, time-critical projects


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