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Commodity Buyer

A job at Full time
Professional Level Professional experienced
We are looking for As of now
Location  Duncan, SC

At our Duncan, SC location we are searching for a:

Commodity Buyer

Where we need you

General Job Description:

  • Executes global commodity strategies in order to meet or exceed requirements regarding cost, time, and quality (incl. SCM risks)
  • Drives RFx from start to decision
  • “One Face to the Supplier” – Responsible for communication to Suppliers regarding commercial topics – escalation level for other stakeholders (e.g. logistics, R&D)
  • Owns relationship to key suppliers and cooperates to develop them into strategic partners
  • Sourcing and Tendering: Identifies and selects vendors to supply parts and products for defined Material Groups
  • Market knowledge about products of the commodity xxxx
  • Responsible for planning and execution of price negotiations, incl. change management activities, commercial target setting and achievement
  • Scouting of innovations (technologies/ supplier), delivering market input to the internal strategic planning departments
  • Supplier Management and Development: Works closely with SQM to develop suppliers
  • Acts as internal Interface for R&D Projects
  • Can be nominated as Project Buyer for complex project where a coordination within Procurement (between the commodity buyers) is needed

How to convince us

  • 2-3 years experience in progressive purchasing or supplier development engineer positions
  • Must have comprehensive understanding of economics, both domestic and worldwide; world situations, and political issues.
  • Polished, professional maturity with strong, communication skills in both oral and written modes.
  • Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Engineering or Business Administration/Economy.

What we offer

*Benefits at day one

  • 401k matching plan
  • Paid holidays
  • Röchling Wellness Program sponsoring run/walk programs throughout the year
  • Onsite gym membership
  • Employee Pricing and Discount program
  • Continuous Improvement Program & Safety Awards
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Family Oriented work environment
  • Apprenticeship/Internship programs
  • Employee appreciation cookouts and dinners

Interested in joining our team? Please send your resume for consideration.

In the Automotive division, you will shape the mobility of tomorrow. System solutions in the areas of Battery Solutions, Structural Lightweight, Aerodynamics and Propulsion. This means: We protect the environment while also improving the driving experience of millions of vehicles.

In the Röchling Group you’ll be shaping industry. Worldwide. Together, we are changing everyday lives – by making cars lighter, making drug packaging safer and enhancing industrial applications. With 11,000 employees in 25 countries.

Dusty Walulik
Human Resources Manager
++1 864 661 1583

Röchling Automotive USA LLP
245 Parkway East
29334 Duncan, SC
United States

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