Job Overview
Job Order:JO00018533
Date Posted:Sep 10
Category:1 - Accounting & Finance
Metro Area:

Our client is looking for a Buyer located in Detroit, MI.


  • Establish long term supply strategies by sub-category / supplier.
  • Identify and support the development and qualification of new suppliers for company
  • Establish relationships with key suppliers
  • Manage the sourcing of direct material components to support Company facilities
  • Solicitation and evaluation of supplier quotes including technical and financial analysis to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Lead technical reviews with supply base to ensure cross-functional support of sourcing recommendations
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers to deliver the highest value materials that meet cost, quality, and delivery requirements
  • Lead VA/VE & Cost Savings initiatives to improve competitiveness of category spend to meet or exceed budget and business plan targets
  • Audit of current contract prices for competitiveness of material and services
  • Special Projects as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management or Business Administration preferred
  • 1-3+ years previous purchasing or related manufacturing experience preferred
  • Basic knowledge of corporate purchasing policies and procedures
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with others
  • Intermediate level computer skills required including strong Excel skills

If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to apply to this job and email your resume to:

We treat all resumes with strict confidentiality. We will always contact you first before submitting your resume to our client(s) for review. If you do not receive correspondence, you are not a fit for this position.

At Venteon our talent acquisition team is proud to provide our clients with the most qualified Accounting & Finance, Engineering, IT and Administrative talent in the industry today.