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Commodity Buyer - Procurement

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 - Procurement

Where we need you

  • Identifies savings initiatives within the commodity and drive prioritized initiatives
  • Verifies that RFQ documentation is accurate and complete, allowing suppliers to provide accurate quotations and to build to specifications
  • Identifies and selects vendor to procure requisitioned commodities, meeting criteria such as price, quantity, quality
  • Obtains and analyzes quotes to determine best value, then recommends to respective Global Commodity Manager solutions based on data and facts collected
  • Enables competition, incl. potentials from BCC sourcing
  • Responsible for planning and execution of price negotiations, incl. change management activities, commercial target setting and achievement
  • Owns the relationship to key vendors and cooperates to develop them into strategic partners
  • Takes lifecycle responsibility for affected parts in the Commodity - from strategic sourcing (commodity strategies, managing RFQ processes and nomination, etc.), operational procurement (identification of needs, POs, etc.) to supplier management (technical engineering, contract management, performance management)
  • Supervises capacities at suppliers
  • Scouting of innovations (technologies/ supplier), delivering market input to the internal strategic planning departments
  • Ensures compliance to corporate sourcing policy and procedures;
  • Maintains standard work documentation

How to convince us

  • Plus 8-10 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.
  • Membership in related professional organizations encouraged

What we offer

  • Employee Discounts at Verizon, BMW, Ford, GM and more
  • Continuous Improvement Program & Safety Awards
  • Employee Referral Program
  • 4 Year degree preferred, plus applicable experience required.

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

In the Automotive division, you will shape the mobility of tomorrow. Together with our customers, we develop system solutions for enhanced aerodynamics and efficiency. 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.

Melissa Percy
Director of Human Resources AM-N
+1 864 486-0888

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

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