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Manager, Global Purchasing

Company: Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo
Location: Irvine
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Job Description:

Manager, Global Purchasing in Irvine, California - Careers at Headquarters Skip Branding CareersWe are passionate, responsible, and uncompromising. We make beautiful, ecologically sensitive products, and we will provide a memorable ownership experience for our customers.

Our work environment is casual, and our culture is results-oriented.

If this sounds like your kind of place, we would love to talk.

Contact Careers Privacy Policy karma automotive--- 2015 Manager, Global Purchasing in Irvine, California - Careers at Headquarters Skip to Main Content Please Enable Cookies to Continue Please enable cookies in your browser to experience all the personalized features of this site, including the ability to apply for a job. Welcome page Welcome page Returning Candidate? Log back in! Manager, Global Purchasing Job ID 2020-3945 Candidate Category Purchasing Overview Southern California-based Karma is more than just a car company. Although we are best known as a creator of soul-stirring luxury electric vehicles, Karma has emerged as a high-tech incubator offering innovators a perfect platform to prove their emerging technologies. Every Revero is designed at our Headquarters in Irvine and created with great individual care and world-class craftsmanship at the Karma Innovation and Customization Center in Moreno Valley, CA. The Manager, Global Purchasing --reports directly to the Senior Director, Global Purchasing in our Irvine Headquarters and is responsible for strategic and tactical procurement of commodities, supplies, and services to be used by the organization, in relation to Production and Engineering resources. This role will also oversee all commercial activities with suppliers. Interface with cross functional areas, including manufacturing, logistics, engineering, and supplier quality to meet program deliverables. Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a high-performance culture in the Team, resulting in continued success meeting functional KPIs and improved levels of customer service to internal and external customers.
  • Take the lead in addressing (through the Global Sourcing Managers if needed) any emergency--resourcing, production expediting, or additional actions needed to reduce or eliminate the risk of plant line stoppages or "car down at dealership" situation.
  • Identify vendor opportunities/challenges and partner with--program management,--the--engineering team--or--plant--production control and logistics--to achieve--appropriate resolution.--
  • Report to management the measurable status of progress and corrective actions as it pertains to vehicle launch and supplier performance.
  • Ensure performance improvement and recovery plans are developed, issued, tracked and reported on.--
  • Understand commodity part manufacturing and component cost elements and be able to work with GSMs and their suppliers to further cost down efforts.
  • Understands and directs commodity management.--
  • Understand commodity part manufacturing and component cost elements.
  • Support GSMs in the supplier selection process; sources and negotiates with potential suppliers, requests RFQ's, evaluates and analyzes results and provide sourcing documentation and recommendations to leadership in conformance with company standards.
  • Support GSMs in sourcing "best value" products through domestic, international, and LCC suppliers. Manager should possess a basic understanding of product flow through import/export and customs/broker process.
  • Negotiate contractual terms regarding cost, delivery, quality, transportation, and other standard or special contract terms.
  • Maintain purchase price and raw material price trends and analysis.
  • Participates in and supports AQP activities in support of New Product Launch activities.
  • Implements design changes and manages the execution of changes with suppliers.
  • Balance current and future demand requirements with supplier capabilities/capacities to ensure completion of requirements
  • Achieves cost reduction goals for assigned commodities in support of corporate directive.
  • Possesses an understanding of contractual language and the fundamental skills for contract writing.
  • Report to management the measurable status of progress and corrective actions as it pertains to vehicle launch and supplier performance.
  • Evaluates supplier performance, stability and institutes improvements and corrective action as required.
  • Interface with Supplier Quality Assurance on production part PPAPs and quality issues.
  • Comply with established corporate and purchasing policy and processes.
  • Maintains purchase order files (i.e. quotes, blanket orders, warrants, prints, design changes, etc.) to support of the company's quality system requirements.
  • Compiles and evaluates data for various weekly, monthly, and annual reports (cost reduction, market fluctuation, LCC, supplier ratings, supplier scrap, budget variance, minority sourcing, supplier expenditure, etc.).
  • Attends departmental training, company meetings and HR training awareness sessions.
  • Communicates frequently with internal and external contacts on various issues.
  • Performs other duties as necessary. Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Finance, Business, or Engineering or equivalent Supply Chain Management experience.
    • 10 - 15 years of experience in automotive purchasing (OEM or Tier 1).
    • Training in one or more developmental areas (i.e. negotiation, contract writing, cost analysis, legal, leadership development, etc.).
    • Willingness to travel as needed, including overseas (especially China) - no more than 20% of the time
    • Understanding of the basic cost elements of Automotive Parts.
    • Fact based negotiation skills.
    • Works with all levels of management, including executive management.
    • Must display ability to identify problems, recommend solutions, and negotiate and execute contingency plans.
    • Must be able to accept personal responsibility and accountability for major analytical and planning assignments.
    • Communicates directly with management and cross-functional leaders as required.
    • Strong teamwork skills. Able to develop consensus and move the program forward. Develop win-win situations.
    • Inquisitive, detail-oriented with strong quantitative analytical skills and an innovative approach to problem solving.
    • Strong written communication and presentation skills required.
    • Time management skills.
    • Excellent MS Office (Excel, MSQuery, Access, PowerPoint) capabilities required.
    • SAP experience required.
    • Basic knowledge of Quality Management Systems (ISO 9001:2015) and Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001:2015), as applicable. No 3 rd Parties. Principals Only, Please Come and join the great Karma Team, where you can make a career! Karma Automotive offers a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD; paid vacation, holidays and personal days; and a 401K with matching contributions.
      K arma Automotive LLC is an equal employment opportunity (EEO) employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, gender identity and expression, color, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy or related conditions (including breastfeeding), national origin/ancestry, religion, military/veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other characteristic and group protected by applicable law. Karma Automotive LLC complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access to all qualified individuals with a physical or mental disability. Valid driver's license may be required based on essential duties. Options Apply for this job online Apply Share Email this job to a friend Refer Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later. Share on your newsfeed Loading... Application FAQs Software Powered by iCIMS
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