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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Prototype Buyer C
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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles | Auburn Hills, MI
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Job Description

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 offers entry level Buyers an outstanding opportunity to launch a successful career with a major automotive company known in the industry for speed, style and innovation. FCA takes great pride in fostering an inclusive work environment where employees can leverage strengths, experiences and perspectives. At FCA, we believe it is the diversity of talent and perspective that allows us to take a visionary approach, to strategically apply new technologies and forge ahead in our industry in innovation and performance. Most opportunities will be global in nature and will involve collaboration with FCA colleagues in Italy, South America and Asia.

Our buyers manage all commercial terms for a specific deck of parts and develop sourcing strategies for assigned commodities ensuring that suppliers are capable of meeting FCA quality, technology and supply requirements.

The Prototype Buyers job responsibilities include but not limited to:

* Leading commercial negotiations
* Developing commodity strategies and daily execution of transactional activities
* Daily buyer activities such as requisition placement, executing competitive quotations, supplier negotiations, and resolving supplier and end user purchasing related issues
* Deliver annual cost savings targets and reach departmental goals

Ideal candidates will strive to personally drive improvement to the Purchasing organization's processes and strategies. This position affords the opportunity for career development within the Purchasing organization and with other cross-functional groups.

Basic Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in Business, Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Finance, Marketing, Economics, International Business, Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Engineering or equivalent relevant degree from an AACSB accredited program
* Excellent analytical, organization, and communication skills
* Must be able to identify and prioritize critical tasks
* Strong leadership and teamwork skills
* Ability to work in a fast paced environment and effectively interface with cross-functional teams and all levels of senior management
* Proficient in Microsoft Office/ Google Suite software

Preferred Qualifications:

* Internship experience
* Negotiation experience