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Project Buyer

Company: Experis
Location: Greensboro
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Client: Automotive/Trucking
Job Posting Title: Project Buyer
Duration: 6+ months (High possible extension to FTE)
Location: Greensboro, NC 27409

Your mission is to source and order components from specific prototype suppliers with particular focus on lead-time, cost, quality and features for each test purpose. You will work with a variety of suppliers, large and small companies and a broad selection of manufacturing methods, from additive manufacturing to rapid casting, and who knows what you will be purchasing in the future.
The Prototype Buyer is involved in the early stage of all type of projects: from improving fuel efficiency or testing self-driving trucks, to increasing security or reducing weight, or simply designing the new look of the future. You will be working closely with development engineers, design studios and workshops to find the best solution available for their verification needs.

* Lead, negotiate and execute all sourcing activities to the defined project timelines
* Issue request for quotations and release orders to the chosen suppliers
* Continuously evaluate the performance of the current supplier base, map and identify new suppliers and establish and maintain relationships with key suppliers
* Monitor technology developments and spread the knowledge in the organization
* Collaborate with internal stakeholders in order to get the best possible results in terms of Cost, Quality, Delivery and Features
* University degree in Purchasing, Business, Engineering or related field
* 2 years' work experience
* Good communication skills and positive mind-set
* Technical and scientific interests: you are curious about the nature, function and utility of things.
* Knowledge of, or interest in the automotive industry is a plus
* Negotiation skills and drive to look for cost improvement opportunities
* Strong interest in developing relationships with stakeholders
* Good computer skills (MS Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint)
* Excellent spoken and written English
* Spoken and written Swedish is considered an advantage

Kindest Regards,
Avinash Sharma
Talent Acquisition Specialist
Experis CORE+
100 Manpower Place - Milwaukee, WI 53212
Email ID:
Desk # - 414-666-8462 Ext - 7155

Keywords: Experis, Greensboro , Project Buyer, Other , Greensboro, North Carolina

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