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Senior Manager Procurement

United States - MI - HollandUnited States - MI - Novi

Job Description

Responsibility and accountability for the purchase of goods, materials and services to ensure that the Company’s operational needs are met, taking into account price, quality and delivery and to ensure continuity of supply.  Ensures that purchasing policies and processes are in place to meet business objectives and operational needs in terms of price, quality and delivery targets and which enables the company to function and compete effectively in the market.  Evaluate the challenges faced by the business and take action to mitigate risks and develop opportunities.  Utilize appropriate resources including Supplier Development to ensure appropriate supplier partnerships and delivery of sourced products.  Provide management reports and key performance data; monitor cost savings. Manage relationships with suppliers and select and develop new suppliers. Review and negotiate existing agreements to optimize commercial terms. Work with suppliers and have a process in place to measure effective performance, quality and compliance.  Manage, coach and develop high performing procurement team that meets agreed objectives and deliver best practice results, added value and continuous improvements. Set departmental objectives/KPIs and review and assess ongoing performance of direct reports. 

• Manage budgets, SG&A and department financials   • Manage key cross functional projects supporting Regional Procurement Director  • Manage and Lead Customer Business Unit (SDT) Buyers in sourcing on time at or below cost targets and excellent launches per PRP and customer timing/deliverable  • Manage and Lead buying team in annual Procurement Goals and Action-Plans to meet or exceed: Cost Savings, Economics mitigation, quality, supplier performance, MBBP implementation, LCC %, MBE % and Post Launch Audits and other identified objectives    • Manage and Lead, motivate, support and develop employees within the Procurement organization to become the “ready next” level  • Enforce excellent SDT launches per PRP and customer timing / deliverables • Procurement liaison into other functional areas such as Operations, Program Management, Supply Chain, Quality, to support meeting or exceeding all corporate goals  • Guarantee continuity of direct production materials / components to ensure adequate supply for YFAI operations  • Manage and Lead supplier management activities: RFQ (Request For Quote), change management, contract negotiations, payment queries, dispute resolution, etc.

Your Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree + 8 Years of Experience

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Published: 06/26/2019
Job Field: Supply Chain & Procurement
Location: United States - MI - HollandUnited States - MI - Novi
REQ. NO.: 19000717
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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI)

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors – today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has approximately 110 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 18 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture automotive interior components for all automakers. LEARN MORE

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