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Date: Apr 3, 2021

Location: Auburn Hills, MI, US, 48326

Company: AM General LLC

GENERAL SUMMARY

Ensure procurement requirements are met within Development Programs.

The employee will work within a team of Buyers and will source and purchase material while following the AM General acquisition procedures and other policies to ensure procurements are processed within all guidelines.

This position will work closely with suppliers to provide rapid response for procurements supporting the program and will be responsible for meeting required delivery deadlines and quickly resolving issues.  

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Buying components and systems for new vehicle builds that meet quality, cost, timing values.
  • Work in multiple IPT's to achieve schedule / budget objectives
  • Work closely with suppliers to introduce and manage new technology introductions and development projects

EDUCATION & SKILLS

  • 4 Year Degree required, Masters / MBA preferred
  • Experience 3-5 years in automotive or defense industries
  • Ability to read prints / understand basics of component manufacturing
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite o Experience or exposure to Supply Chain Management
  • Prior procurement experience
  • Self-motivated, takes initiative
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to analyze a problem and recommend solutions
  • Effective customer service
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to change

PHYSICAL EFFORTS

  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. 
  • The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. 
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and or move objects up to 25 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routine uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and copy, fax and scanning machines.

TRAVEL

Travel < 25%

Our Commitment to You

AM General is committed to providing a work environment that fosters inclusion and acceptance and that is free of discrimination.  We believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees’ ideas and decisions help us all flourish.  AM General is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (EOE) without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.  


We encourage all candidates to review our job responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any position that matches the candidate’s skillsets.   The company is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: (574) 237-6222 or dallas.dreher@amgeneral.com.

 

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if you want to view the Pay Transparency Policy Statement, please click the links : English Spanish

AM General is committed to providing a work environment that fosters inclusion and acceptance and that is free of discrimination.  We believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees’ ideas and decisions help us all flourish.  AM General is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (EOE) without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.   We encourage all candidates to review our job responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any position that matches the candidate’s skillsets.   The company is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: (574) 237-6222 or dallas.dreher@amgeneral.com. If you want to view the EEO is the Law poster, please choose you language : English - Spanish - Arabic - Chinese If you want to view the EEO is the Law Supplement poster, please choose you language : English - Spanish - Chinese if you want to view the Pay Transparency Policy Statement, please click the links : English - Spanish


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