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Advanced Production Buyer

Location: Multimatic Indiana - Butler, Butler, Indiana, United States

Posted: September 30th, 2021

MULTIMATIC BUTLER (Structures & Suspension) is expanding its workforce and are searching for dynamic individuals who desire to join an energetic and dedicated team as we grow. Specifically, we have multiple Production Operator positions available at our Butler, IN facility for 2nd shift & 3rd shift.

Multimatic is a global enterprise supplying engineered components, systems and services to the automotive industry. The company’s success has been fueled by its ability to attract and motivate a team of highly skilled and passionate individuals who want to make a difference. With expanding facilities around the world, including in Canada, the US, the UK, Germany, Mexico, Japan and China, there is always room in Multimatic’s growing team for people who share a dedication to technical excellence, quality and enthusiasm.

Why Work For Multimatic?

  • New Benefits & New Wage Structure!  Day 1 Benefits! 
    • Great benefits (e.g. Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time-off, Profit Sharing, & Matching 401k plan)
  • Perhaps best known as constructor of the new Ford GT road and race cars, Multimatic's products also span a wide range of automotive mechanisms, structures and suspension systems (including Formula 1 race dampers).

FACILITY ADDRESS: Multimatic Indiana - 201 RE Jones Road Butler, Indiana 46721, Phone: 260-868-1000, Email: ButlerHR@multimatic.com

  • 15 mins. from Auburn IN, 25 mins. from Fort Wayne IN

SUMMARY

Directs and coordinates Customer service activities for all communications with the suppliers, electronic, written and verbal.  Responsible for providing internal procurement resources while developing and maintaining a secure, responsive and reliable supply base that is capable of meeting future business needs that translate into quality, delivery, cost and technology.  This position is the primary supplier contact regarding quotes, sourcing and commercial activities.  

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES       

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Attend RFQ team meetings to discuss and determine the purchased products or services required to enable the company to supply the required product.
  • Obtain any required drawings specifications or descriptions to enable potential vendors to submit accurate quotations.
  • Identify appropriate potential vendors for required components or services.
  • Generates vendor request for quotation (RFQ’s) with input from APQP.
  • Follow-up and communicate with vendors to ensure quote replies are received to drawing and specification and in time to meet the quote deadline.
  • Analyze and compile quote summary as quotes are received and provide to AQP department.
  • Generate and submit customer material resale forms
  • Proactively seek new supply base.
  • Analyze and review market trends
  • Provide raw material cost updates when required and requested.
  • Monitors supplier performance as measured by delivery, price and quality
  • Demonstrate a commitment toward continuous improvements with the aim towards expanding procurement functions by adding cost savings and adding value.
  • Create and maintain PO’s to supply base for production, tooling and capital expenses.
  • Accesses and monitors customers material tracking and rating programs when required
  • Responsible for ensuring that the sales order entry functions are performed
  • Responsible for ensuring that all raw material and purchased parts are requisitioned and delivery dates are established
  • Support SSG Group Office activities regarding reporting, predicting materials requirements for future projects and production processes.
  • Participate in Kaizen and GEAR activities.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  A strong candidate needs to have a strong working knowledge of:

  • SAP
  • Customer Portals.
  • Customer Resale Programs (ORCID / ERMA ete.).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent written, verbal and analytical communication.
  • Ability to work with multiple division, suppliers and internal departments and leadership to coordinate activities to perform the job function.
  • Prioritize tasks, keeping all projects moving forward on-time while achieving core responsibilities completion on time.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Minimum 4-6 years’ experience related to purchasing and technical background.  Broad understanding of machining, stamping and processing methods and procedures.  Must possess a competent ability to read and understand engineering drawings.  Excellent problem solving techniques required.  Prefer a minimum of an Associate’s Degree

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.
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