Tooling Buyer

Job Number: 27309 
Group: Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting  
Division: Autosystems America, Inc. 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Plymouth 

Group Description

The Mechatronics, Mirrors and Lighting group specializes in automotive technologies that are driving the future of mobility. Combining a deep systems knowledge to develop unique vehicle access experiences, intelligent visions systems and advanced automotive lighting technologies, MML's expertise light the path to innovation, safety and styling.

Role Summary Key Responsibilities
  • Maintain an approved supply base.
  • Prepare RFQ packages.
  • Analyze supplier quotations through cost breakdown analysis.
  • Recommend sourcing decisions based on cost, quality, delivery and financial stability.
  • Negotiate all commercial aspects of tooling purchases.
  • Drive supplier cost savings through on-going negotiations.
  • Support timing deadlines through participation in the PDP process.
  • Maintain purchasing records, process internal eRequisitions and issue Purchase Orders as required.
  • Work with Tooling Engineering to evaluate and develop new tooling sources.
  • Understand and follow existing Magna policies, procedures, work instructions and standards and make recommendations for continuous improvements.
  • All other duties, as assigned.
Key Qualifications/Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree required, plus a minimum of three to five years purchasing experience, preferred.
  • PMAC certification, and CPM/CPIM certification, preferred.
  • Aptitude for working with numbers with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills.
  • Effective problem-solving skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Able to understand technical aspects of the components and materials.
  • Able to travel domestically and internationally, in addition to working flexible hours.
  • Strong presentation skills.
Additional Information

•    Normal amount of sitting and standing; 
•    Ability to move around an office environment and on the production floor;  
•    Ability to work at a computer workstation; 
•    Ability to bend, twist, lift, reach;  
•    Ability to lift max. 50lbs periodically.

Full time
Salary Range
$52,000.00 - 84,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Plymouth, MI 48170, US
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