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Date: Mar 27, 2021

Location: Mishawaka, IN, US, 46545

Company: AM General LLC


Manages Supply Chain Management senior buyers, buyers, and associate buyers, along with performing major procurement activities, in the acquisition of a broad range of products for the Military Assembly Plant.  Assists in implementing strategies that support AMGBOS and provide a competitive advantage, while also implementing best-in-class processes and tools to drive superior performance.  Understand, analyze and communicate cost and supplier data in a Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)/Government environment.


  • The Manager oversees $200M in yearly material spend to support the Military Assembly Plant.
  • Assist the department in understanding Government regulations and ensure contractual requirements (performance, delivery, quality, etc.) are satisfied in a timely manner.
  • Perform and adequately document complex cost and price analyses to ensure fair and reasonable price determination; work with team members to ensure contract files are complete and satisfy Government/Customer requirements to maintain SCM's approved Cost Estimating and Purchasing Systems.  
  • Alert to cost reduction measures to eliminate unnecessary company expenditures and enhance profit.
  • Interacts with and supports all company departments, maintains a professional company image to suppliers, visitors and the general public.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business/Accounting, Masters Degree is preferred
  • A minimum of 5-10 years of procurement experience.
  • Emphasize working with FAR requirements and within a government approved purchasing system.
  • Professional Certification (CPSM and/or CPSD) by the Institute of Supply Management is preferred Ability to work alone and as a team necessary.


  •  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.


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.


Up to 25%.

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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


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