Strategic Commodity Buyer

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00019481
Date Posted:Sep 9
Category:1 - Accounting & Finance
Metro Area:

Our client is seeking a Strategic Commodity Buyer in St Clair Shores.

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for production component and capital equipment purchasing focusing on metal stampings and tubes.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage strategic relationship with stamping supply base
  • Statistical Cost evaluation methods - LPP, etc.
  • Prepare and submit RFQs
  • Evaluate quotation responses and negotiate terms and conditions
  • Initiate PPAP submission process
  • Monitor to insure Strategic Supply base meets all commercial, quality and supply requirements
  • Analyze legal and commercial risk
  • Responsible for Supplier Dollar Buy data management and reporting


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or equivalent
  • 5 plus years of relevant experience is preferred.
  • Comprehensive understanding of market conditions within Commodity & Supply Base
  • Experience in developing and managing purchase cost modeling
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Skilled in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Ability to read blueprints and specifications, understand capability and capacity
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, technology and market trend road maps
  • Knowledge of raw materials technical and commercial understanding

How to Apply:

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 in Word format 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.

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