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Our client is a rapidly growing, tier-one supplier of plastic fuel systems to major car manufacturers. Headquartered in Paris, France, the firm employs over 6,000 people worldwide, and operates 31 manufacturing facilities in 19 countries. What’s more, our client remains at the forefront of pioneering technology—a major factor in competitiveness, price and success. As the proud winner of the “Metropolitan Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” award for the last 11 years in a row, and recipient of Crain’s Detroit Business designation as “A Cool Place to Work,” our client attributes its accomplishments directly to contribution and commitment of their employees.
Program Buyer Troy, Michigan As Program Buyer, you will call upon your highly developed skills in managing the functions of the supply base through a total supply-chain view. Responsibilities include the development and implementation of a program strategy, sourcing of new components, driving cost reductions, supplier management through timing and delivery, and the enhancement of quality performance and support programs throughout their entire life cycles. Importantly, you will manage the suppliers within an Extended Enterprise framework in support of the team, and in accordance with the Purchasing Responsibility matrix. Some domestic and international travel is required. To qualify, you should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management and possess 3 to 5 years of program buyer experience, i.e., direct spend/direct purchasing—not MRO. Automotive industry background is preferred, but not necessary. You must have a strong understanding of cost and purchasing fundamentals as they relate to a supply chain. Outstanding communications skills, along with a high-energy, positive personality that shows initiative, plus an ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage a large work load and multiple timelines will assure success in this role. Working with our client, you’ll be rewarded with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits plan. You’ll receive paid holidays, vacations, and personal days, plus additional perks such as vehicle discount programs, flexible work schedules, relocation for qualified moves, tuition assistance and professional-development programs, retirement plans including a 401(k) and pension plan. Best of all, you’ll thrive in a transparent environment that values ideas and rewards individual contributions. Join a forward thinking company that’s on the move! Please send your resume and letter of interest, for immediate consideration. Be sure to specify “Program Buyer – 36354” in the subject line. Our Client is an Equal Opportunity Employer. RCI Recruitment Solutions is a privately owned firm headquartered in Jupiter, Florida, with operations throughout the United States. For almost 40 years, RCI has provided a wide range of candidate sourcing and related recruitment services. Its proprietary and client-specific solutions encompass a variety of services, including advertising, consulting, media services, and staffing technology.