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Detroit (Headquarters), Auburn Hills, MI

Project Buyer Seat Motors

As a successful family-owned company on a path to global growth, the Brose Group offers challenging responsibilities and exciting career opportunities to performance-driven, skilled specialists with solid professional knowledge and proven career expertise who wish to contribute to our company’s success.

Your Job Specification

  • Prepare, execute, and lead target settings according to existing process with relevant functions. Be responsible for results.
  • Prepare the project specific sourcing concept. Approve concept together with the project management, the relevant functions, and the purchasing manager.
  • Coordinate and lead purchasing topics within the scope of complex global programs.
  • Agree with central purchasing the released and/or directed suppliers, and initiate and track RFQ and quotation activities.
  • Independently evaluate quotations, conduct and close price negotiations with targeted suppliers according to available room to negotiate. Independently identify cost reduction potential acc. to objectives.
  • Organize and moderate technical meetings (Feasibility, Tooling Concepts, etc.) with suppliers including necessary functions (quality, design, tooling experts, etc.
  • In a timely fashion, award and order prototypes and first samples, tools, and production parts as well as secure on-time delivery by independently organizing progress checks leading to a safe project launch.
  • Support change management activities over the duration of a project according to Brose process; this includes the RFQ, quotation comparison, and contractual finalization.

Your Profile

  • Completed 4 year university program in Business Administration/ Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the industrial purchasing (preferably automotive) or related
  • Detailed knowledge of target costing and VA/VE
  • Knowledge of business law and experience in negotiating

Brose offers a high-tech work environment and a wide range of benefits. Along with competitive performance-based compensation and health insurance, our employees also benefit from attractive social and family-oriented programs throughout our North American locations*. Our benefits packages include comprehensive medical, insurance and retirement plans. Brose also provides educational assistance and a variety of community outreach, family, and sporting events. Flexible working hours and a collaborative work environment give our employees the freedom to balance work and personal life. Brose believes in investing in people. We offer a wide range of development programs with great opportunity for individual growth through training, international or regional assignments and tailored career paths. Our objective is to provide our employees the tools necessary to live a balanced life, experience a rewarding work environment and contribute to our surrounding communities.

*Benefits package may vary slightly per location

Please send us your application using our online form.

Detroit (Headquarters), Auburn Hills, MI

Our location Detroit (Headquarters), Auburn Hills, MI

Brose North America Inc.

3933 Automation Avenue
48326 Auburn Hills, MI

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Dana Liddell-Cofield +1 734 551 9588

Brose New Boston, Inc. 23400 Bell Road New Boston, MI, 48164