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Sr Buyer - Logistics Engineer

United States - MI - Holland

Job Description

As a Sr Buyer - Logistics Engineer you will be responsible for managing budgets, SG&A, department financials and managing key cross functional projects supporting   Several NA new projects are launching, logistics supplier sourcing for new line-haul transportation and shuttle delivery are pending.

You will also be responsible for the following:

  • Manage the after math of the Mexico Go Live with QAD. Verifying all the Mexico suppliers’ data, banking info for the data migration. Need to prevent the invoice and payment process from failing which may impact the daily logistics service.
  • Working with the Mexico plants to figure out all the budget POs value for each carriers, and helping them create purchase requisitions, and then approve plus release POs to the suppliers. Still to avoid daily operational service stop.
  • Negotiating the spot rates of premium freight for urgent transportation requirements, work closely with SCM to support the daily plant operation.  
  • Driving corrective action with the logistics supplier on performance issues.
  • Dealing with freight bill discrepancy issues in TI’s e-return system.
  • Coordinating the Payment disputes.
  • Driving ground transportation rate agreements rate review.
  • Sourcing freight Logistics service provider
  • Drive logistics program rate negotiation and contracting
  • Freight rate negotiations for all modes – benchmarking and global collaboration are two critical elements within this buying role.
  • Deliver Best landed cost at sourcing for all purchased goods and services
  • Develop stable logistics service chain to insure the daily operational running
  • Review & optimize logistics service program with operational department
  • Support the organization in targeting, winning, developing, launching and manufacturing profitable programs
  • Contract management and carrier development
  • Freight payment management
  • Model management
  • Carrier dispute resolution/claims management
  • Fuel surcharge management

Your Qualifications

  • 4 year degree in Purchasing, Supply Chain Management or Business Administration with a Master Degree desired
  • 8 Plus year of experience within the automotive or related industry with management experience
  • Supply Chain Management (SCM), operational and/or strategic role experience
  • Strong costing knowledge
  • Strong negotiation and presentation skills
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Published: 06/05/2018
Job Field: Supply Chain & Procurement
Location: United States - MI - Holland
REQ. NO.: 18002016
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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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