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Rossford, OH 43551

Years Experience



Automotive - Motor Vehicles - PartsManufacturing


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Purchasing Manager


  • Develop complete quote requirements for bid packages for goods and services as required for the Administration departments.
  • Coordinate efforts to develop selected suppliers who do not currently have IAFT16949 or equivalent certification and promote their compliance within these guidelines.
  • Control customs paperwork for imported and exported materials as required.
  • Ensure all restricted substances purchased are shipped and handled in accordance with all governmental regulations.
  • Lead all Purchasing Department day to day and strategic planning activities
  • Develop and maintain a strong working relationship at all levels by displaying high levels of cooperation, teamwork, collaboration, and best practice sharing.
  • Develop and maintain a positive working relationship with supply base.
  • Develop and maintain a system to achieve direct and indirect supplier cost reduction targets to meet Annual Business Plan projections
  • Maintain the purchasing requirements for IAFT16949 certification and ensure success of on-going audits.
  • Develop and maintain supply base for all required commodities.
  • Develop and maintain a process through which SOR’s and LTA’s support of our business plans and operating strategies.
  • Develop and maintain a process to effectively audit our tiered supply base monitoring suppliers’ capabilities, thus ensuring high quality, financial health, and delivery performance.
  • Develop and maintain a “Supplier of the Year” program for the recognition of supplier excellence at the tiered vendor level and service providers.
  • Work closely with APQP, New Business, and Sales Departments to define component suppliers for new programs awarded.
  • Support IMDS, NAFTA requirements
  • Support corporate analysis requests for various spend and supplier information.
  • Develop cost analysis and sourcing summaries for sourcing committee and lead sourcing process
  • Negotiate quoted cost with suppliers and offer suggestions for combination tools, bundling parts, and create ways to reduce cost through ideas in manufacturing alternatives.
  • Manage Corporate purchasing directives, requests and support monthly meetings
  • Perform other duties as required.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • Minimum five years materials management experience in an automotive environment.
  • Experience in the development and implementation of MRP systems required.
  • Able to read blueprints and engineering documents


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