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General Motors Buyer - Chrome/Fascias in Warren, Michigan

About GMThere's never been a more exciting time to work for General Motors.To achieve our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, we need people to join us who are passionate about creating safer, better and more sustainable ways for people to get around. This bold vision won't happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to transforming how we move today and in the future.Why Work for UsOur culture is focused on building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open work spaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support our employees volunteer interests, and make it a priority to join together in efforts that give back to our communities.Job DescriptionYou will be responsible for purchase of all or a specific portion of productive and/or non-productive materials, supplies, machinery, tooling and/or services. Responsible for actively participating in development of commodity strategy,sourcing/negotiations,global/regional material budget execution, and interface with suppliers or internal stakeholders. Work is of a complex nature involving a considerable amount of initiative, analytical work and a high level of independent judgment.Responsible for purchase of all or a specific portion of productive and/or non-productive materials, supplies, machinery, tooling and/or services. Responsible for actively participating in development of commodity strategy,sourcing/negotiations,global/regional material budget execution, and interface with suppliers or internal stakeholders. Work is of a complex nature involving a considerable amount of initiative, analytical work and a high level of independent judgment.Additional Job DescriptionRequired Critical Skills:* Ability to work effectively cross functionally, both internally and externally and build relationships* Experience with commodities (metals, stampings, castings, plastics, resins, paint, electronics, etc.)* Experience managing commercial issues with suppliers and assessing supplier performance* Demonstrated competence in negotiating skills* Exceptional interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills* High level of analytical ability where problems can be extremely complex* Developed organizational skills including the ability to prioritize, handle multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines* Proficient with Microsoft office products - Word, Excel, PowerPoint* SAP* MRP Systems* A minimum of 5 years relevant experiencePreferred Critical Skills:* Defenseindustryexperience* Knowledge of procurement software* Knowledge of materials management* Able to read blueprints and to understand basic engineering documents* Solid knowledge of contract law and its applications regarding purchasing processes* Ability to work globally, independently, and self-directed* Ability to travel at least 5% of time, including international travelCandidates must demonstrate the following required competencies:* Negotiation* Communication* Analytical Thinking* Workload Management* Relationship Ma

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