Speaker & Amp Category Implementation

Ford Motor Company
April 22, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Job Description

We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world -- together. At Ford, we're all a part of something bigger than ourselves. Are you ready to change the way the world moves?

The Ford Purchasing team adds critical value to the entire organization. You'll help us source the highest quality parts and services from around the globe while ensuring optimal cost and on-time delivery. You'll also contribute to establishing a robust supply chain so that we can continually produce the vehicles our customers want.

In this position

  • Develop and implement category strategies for speaker and amplifier commodities to optimize cost, quality, and supplier performance.
  • Conduct supplier evaluations and negotiations to secure competitive pricing and terms.
  • Manage supplier relationships to ensure timely delivery of products and resolve any issues that may arise.
  • Responsibilities

    What you'll do

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand their requirements and provide sourcing solutions that align with business goals.
  • Monitor market trends, industry developments, and relevant material indices to identify opportunities for cost savings and product improvements.
  • Analyze and report on key performance indicators, such as cost savings, supplier quality, supplier resiliency, and supplier delivery.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, procedures, and ethical standards in all sourcing activities.
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives to streamline processes and enhance overall procurement efficiency.
  • Qualifications

    You'll have.

  • Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain management, or a related field.
  • 3+ years of experience in procurement, sourcing, preferably within the electronics industry.
  • Even better, you may have

  • Master's degree in business, supply chain management, or a related field.
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to build and maintain relationships with suppliers.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and procurement software.
  • Knowledge of sourcing best practices and industry trends.
  • Strong communication skills that can effectively transition from bottoms- up details to concise, clear executive-level messaging.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proactive and resourceful; comfortable with navigating ambiguity.
  • Resourceful and motivated to find and implement solutions.
  • You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!

    As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builderor all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:• Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage• Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up child care and more• Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases• Tuition assistance• Established and active employee resource groups• Paid time off for individual and team community service• A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year's Day• Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.

    For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:

    https: // fordcareers.co/GSRnon-HTHD

    Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

    Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. In the United States, if you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.


    More Information on Ford Motor Company

    Ford Motor Company operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Dearborn, MI and Palo Alto, CA. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903. It has 175633 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 174 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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