is seeking applicants for a Buyer at their
Madison, AL location. DaikyoNishikawa is World Class Automotive
Supplier producing the world’s best light weight high strength
systems for our customers. DaikyoNishikawa has worked on developing
wide range of products to meet the car manufacturers’ request of
right resin in the right place.
job responsibilities of programs assigned along with any additional
responsibilities assigned by Manager
negotiation skills, able to consider all opportunities and options
both short and long range when putting a deal together
self-motivated, aggressive, proactive doesn’t require a lot of
computer skills, ability to use spreadsheets to analyze data ability
to make a correct decision with this data
to analyze data and prepare output for others review that is clear and
easy for everyone to understand
your opinions and concerns openly to management
working relationship with all departments, initiate meetings with
engineering to understand new part concepts and design concerns
Initiate PDCT meetings
the “system” and “process” of sourcing strategy, supplier panel
establishment, cost reduction strategy, cost reduction performance
calculations & reconciliation, material economics, foreign
exchange, benchmarking, PDCT, etc...
management knows supplier quality rating (PPM and cause and
countermeasure); supplier delivery condition; financial condition;
cost reduction performance; market share; etc...
supplier issues (quality, delivery, financial, etc) with management
product knowledge and understanding of your commodities (part content,
part function, raw materials, part benchmark data, and other suppliers
for these type parts)Team player, dedicated, always gives 100% effort
Wants things done correctly
has an answer, solution or a suggested course of action before
communicating a problem, issue or question to management
to communicate in a positive manner to suppliers when trying to
explain or express a difficult issue Ability to keep suppliers relaxed
and comfortable with KNA’s policy, procedure and direction
the implementation, achievement, and maintenance of the Quality and
Environmental Policies and Procedures
for an employee are granted by means of work instructions, policies
and procedures and/or direction provided by management to meet the
requirements of the customer
years automotive experience
degree preferred or equivalent work experience
year or more of purchasing, engineering, logistics or manufacturing
average computer skills Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook,
Excel, Word, Power Point)
communication skills, ability to express self in a clear concise
manner, brief, but able to get message across.
offers a competitive benefits package which includes: Medical, Dental
and Vision insurance, Life insurance, Paid Vacation, Disability and
candidates are invited to submit resumes with 'BUYER'
in subject line to:
Equal Opportunity Employer
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