Job Reference #: 2166
Flex-N-Gate is a leading manufacturer and supplier of components for the automotive industry, recently ranked 13th of the 150 Top North American Suppliers in “Automotive News.” A growing and vital company, Flex-N-Gate provides a great opportunity for hard-working and skilled individuals.
Position will conduct analysis of Flex-N-Gate’s spending and sourcing opportunities. Responsible for standardization of the CMS purchasing flow at the plant level; establishing corporate commodity codes, vendor contract negotiation for commodities at corporate level to service individual plants, purchasing commodities as assigned.
Four-year business degree or experience and knowledge equivalent
Minimum two years purchasing experience at the plant level with production and MRO materials, preferably in an automotive environment
Minimum 3 - 5 years of related work experience
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Working knowledge of AS400 database, Cognose, Excel and Blueworks
Strong communication, presentation, organizational and negotiation skills.
Ability to problem solve, reason and think critically.
Initiate and implement cost reduction ideas.
Interest in working in a fast paced environment with high performance expectations.
The ability to simultaneously manage and effectively prioritize issues and responsibilities.
Self-starter, ability to take the initiative and independently manage role within parameters of duties.
Must be capable of explaining new ideas and concepts so others can understand.
Ability to work in a dynamic environment that is constantly changing.
Strong work ethic and the ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision.
Adaptability and flexibility.
Ability to overnight travel 5 – 10%.
• Medical, dental, prescription, vision, life and disability insurance; and a flexible spending account
• 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
• Extensive safety training, new hire orientation, continuous learning and development programs and tuition reimbursement
• Paid holidays and vacation time
What do our employees have to say?
“It engages you professionally, and provides learning opportunities.”
“Lots of growth opportunity.”
“The company’s young enough to be exciting, but old enough to be stable.”
Not just a job—a great place to work!
Flex-N-Gate is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.
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