Purchasing & Estimating Specialist (Southfield)

Purchasing & Estimating Specialist (Southfield)

Compensation: entry level Employment

type: full-time Position

Summary 

The Federal Group USA is an industry leader in the off-shore manufacturing of metal automotive & industrial components, such as castings, precision machined parts, cold forming and metal fabrications. Our customers come from a variety of industries including automotive, industrial, commercial and retail.

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Purchasing & Estimating Specialist will primarily have responsibility for overseeing purchasing activities for assigned suppliers and in supporting related cost estimate activities.

Due to the nature of the supply base fluency in Mandarin is strongly preferred (both spoken and written).

Position Responsibilities: Generate RFQ packages for the bid process with selected suppliers Track open RFQs and close out quotes when complete Issue and track supplier purchase orders Provide cost estimates for new program sourcing; validate target pricing Benchmark market pricing Plan, help lead and manage supplier cost reduction initiatives Develop local and regional cost models to be compared with benchmark data globally Facilitate the input and analysis of corporate CRM system data Interaction with all facets of the organization

Position Requirements: Business, Finance or Technical degree 3 years minimum experience in purchasing, logistics and/or cost estimating Ability to read and interpret blueprints and understand manufacturing specifications Proficient in Microsoft Office Systems, especially Excel Strong negotiation and problem solving skills Detail orientated with the ability to communicate effectively

Desired Qualifications: Background in automotive standards and requirements, including APQP, TS-16949, etc. Background in forged, cast and machined metal products Basic knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics CRM Experience working in a multi-national environment Mechanical Engineering Degree helpful but not required Industry:Mechanical or Industrial Engineering, Outsourcing/Offshoring, and Automotive

Employment type:Full-time

Experience:Entry Level

Job function:Purchasing, Finance, Engineering

Resume send to: cindy@dcba.com

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Cindy Fabio's picture

Welcome The Federal Group USA, Global Manufacturing Solutions to be a new member of DCBA!!