Buyer Powertrain

Dearborn, MI

Posted: 08/19/2019 Employment Type: Contract Job Industry: Automotive Job Number: 19-01814

Job Description

Position Description:
Purchasing team works to ensure that parts and services sourced from around the globe are of the highest quality, at optimal cost and delivered on-time. We aim to build strong relationships with the supply base so that Ford can produce vehicles that our customers want and value. Building and maintaining strong, mutually beneficial relationships with a diverse range of suppliers helps us lower costs, improve quality and make progress toward our sustainability goals. We recognize that a diverse supply base is an integral part of our overall success, providing fresh perspectives that lead to cutting-edge innovations and accelerated business development. We continue to foster productive relationships with entrepreneurs from a wide range of backgrounds to meet our customers' needs and expectations. Your responsibility grows as fast as you can handle it, giving you an opportunity to make a major contribution to our products and success.

Skills Preferred:

Experience Required:
4-5 years of professional Purchasing experience. • Creative problem solving • Human centered design thinking • Strong computer system skills • Collaborative negotiation competency • Inter-personal skills and communication • Strong Technical aptitude and awareness of castings/engine components • Ability to work in fast paced, multi-faceted environment

Experience Preferred:

Education Required:
Bachelor' s Degree in Business related area (Supply Chain, Finance, Accounting) or Engineering

Meet Your Recruiter

Matt Dahlgren
Recruiting Team Leader of Automotive Branch

Matt started with Contract Professionals, Inc. in November 2014. He began as a Technical Recruiter assigned to the automotive team. He worked hand in hand with account managers, to spearhead specific projects with CPI's clients. Driven to succeed, Matt achieved his goal(s) within the first year. He continued working on accounts and he learned the leadership process throughout his 4-year career at CPI.

Today, Matt is proud to the Recruiting Team Leader of the Automotive Branch. His primary role is to oversee the automotive recruiters as they work to fulfill client expectations.

Matt was awarded a Bachelor of Art in Environmental Studies at University of Michigan. Matt also received an Associate degree in Automotive Mechanics from a local community college.

Matt is thriving as a new Account Manager at CPI, and he looks forward to the challenges that await him in the workforce solutions industry.

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