Purchasing Manager

Auburn Hills, MI 48326

Posted: 02/18/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: 2 - Engineering & Manufacturing Job Number: JO10000411 Pay Rate: $100,000.00

Job Description

Minimum 3 years of Purchasing Experience

Venteon is currently seeking an experienced Purchasing Manager to fill an opening with a Tier 1 Supplier located in Metro Detroit. The ideal candidate should be have experience in Purchasing in MRO, parts, and plant services. 

Requirements of the Purchasing Manager

  • Post-Secondary Diploma preferred in the following:
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Administration
  • Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years experience purchasing MRO and Plant Services, preferably for an Automotive Metallic Stamping Organization
  • In depth understanding of cost breakdowns and various manufacturing processes and their associated cost drivers
  • Comprehensive understanding of APQP process

Benefits of the Purchasing Manager

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Full-time, direct-hire position
  • Paid time off
  • Medical / Dental / Vision
  • 401k

Responsibilities of the Purchasing Manager

  • Maintain relationships with third party sourcing partners
  • Collect & analyze spend history and plant requirements, and communicate with multiple suppliers via the RFQ process to obtain pricing
  • Obtain detailed cost breakdown information from potential Suppliers as well as an in-depth understanding of the manufacturing process and related cost drivers
  • Analyze cost breakdown details and produce summary of quotations to support sourcing decisions
  • Continually seek alternate suppliers and alternate technologies to drive cost down
  • Negotiate terms of contract, in adherence with Company, in conjunction with Legal team
  • Maintain procurement records such as copies of quotes and present recommendations for Key Supplier candidates to the management team
  • Support commercial management of Supplier post sourcing kick-off, ensuring adherence to the contract

If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to

We treat all resumes with strict confidentiality. We will always contact you first before submitting your resume to our client(s) for review. If you do not receive correspondence, you are not a fit for this position.

At Venteon our talent acquisition team is proud to provide our clients with the most qualified Accounting & Finance, Engineering, IT and Administrative talent in the industry today.


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