Company: Holley Performance Products Inc
Location: Bowling Green
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Holley, a leader in automotive aftermarket products, has an
opening for a Buyer. We are seeking a driven and detail-oriented
Buyer to be responsible for selecting and purchasing quality
products for our business. Responsibilities are strategic; supplier
selection (domestic and global), negotiations, quality assurance,
new product launches, and data analysis. The Buyer will work with
staff across all departments to meet the needs of the business. The
Buyer should be analytically minded and possess excellent
negotiating skills to secure long term partnerships with suppliers.
Key Job Elements (Essential Functions Performed): Research, select,
and purchase quality products and materials. Develop a strategic
partnership with suppliers not just transactional. Involve
suppliers in planning for key initiatives and jointly developing
new products, support quick to market. Review supplier capabilities
and align with our needs. Review supplier price, quality, delivery,
financial stability, capacity, flexibility, and lead times to
confirm fit for product and volumes. Assist with supplier
development if needed and provide continued support. Negotiate a
win-win with suppliers. Communicate and review delivery and PPM
with critical suppliers. Effective communication with suppliers to
review any cost increases and decreases, benchmark commodity cost
with additional suppliers. Member of cross functional teams to
launch new product and provide needed support other areas.
Purchasing, Materials, Engineering, Quality, and Operations.
Develop a strategy and supply base for each commodity. Identify
cost reduction opportunities and manage project. Basic
Qualifications (Education/Experience required): Broad-based
understanding of purchasing/supply chain. Strong analytical skills.
Ability to lead and facilitate team meetings. Knowledge of best
business practices. Demonstrated skills in managing a supply base.
Proven knowledge base and demonstrated ability in understanding
supply chain in a manufacturing setting. Planning and organization
skills to work on multiple projects and meet user demands.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proven success
in working in a team environment. Ability to effectively partner
with all internal function areas. Five or more years of experience
preferred B.S. degree in Business or related field preferred This
position is located in Bowling Green, KY Job Type: Full-time
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