Established Oakland County automotive supplier is seeking a Purchasing / Procurement Manager responsible for procuring raw materials, components, tooling, equipment and services. The right candidate will have a background in Engineering or Electronic Components and Project Management for this Direct Hire opportunity. The company offers excellent benefits including Medical, Dental, and 401K.


· Purchases raw material, tooling, and components for custom and standard inventory as well as materials, office supplies and equipment needed for daily operations.

· Builds and maintains good business vendor relationships and seeks out new or alternates vendors.

· Prepares and transmits complete quotes and purchase orders.

· Resolves order and billing discrepancies in coordination with accounting and vendors and responds to inquiries.

· Processes returned purchased items that do not meet specifications.

· Ensures vendors can provide products that meet the necessary internal technical requirements.

· Interfaces with management concerning new products and forecasts for new and existing products.

· Initiates and distributes change notices for purchased items such as changes in specifications, part number and sources.

· Interfaces with Shipping/ Receiving regarding incoming and outgoing shipments.


· Negotiation and Time management

· Planning and program management skills

· MS Office and Presentation skills

· Associates Degree or related experience

· Engineering/Electronic component background.

· Prior purchasing experience in a raw material or component environment preferred.