Commodity Buyer


Auburn Hills, MI, US Grand Rapids, MI, US

Division: BENTELER Automotive 
Functional Area: Procurement; Project-/Program Management 
Career Level: Professional 
Contract Type: Permanent/Full-time 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00 
Required Languages: English 
Requisition ID: 37796 

Benefits: United States : 401(k) Match || United States : Dental || United States : Development || United States : Educational Assistance || United States : Flexible Work Schedules || United States : Health Savings Accounts || United States : Holidays || United States : Life & Disability || United States : Medical || United States : Training || United States : Vacation || United States : Vision || United States : Wealth Management Support 


At BENTELER, we make it possible. From promoting individual talents to international career prospects, or from generous opportunities for designing your career to personal development opportunities—at BENTELER, we always have answers to your questions about the future, based entirely on your personal needs. Diverse options that makes sure you can be anything and everything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!


Position Responsibilities:

  • Ensure process steps are driven from Purchasing active side and work with project leaders for customer approvals as necessary
  • Designs, implements and continuously enhances IT-systems (conceptually) for purchasing (SAP, SRM, eSourcing etc.)
  • Manages project including budget responsibility for the implementation of resource activities
  • Conducts relations and partner management with all business partners and internal interfaces for relevant topics
  • Supports Commodity Directors and Managers methodologically on developing/drafting supplier nominations, Rfq’s and vendor documentation
  • Conducts Benchmarks – For resourcing activities outlined by Directors and Managers
  • Conducts necessary tech reviews with all parties present for sign off approvals


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field
  • 2+ years experience in Purchasing or Project Management
  • SAP Experience preferred
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft tools
  • Skill in the following areas: Negotiation, Cost Analysis, Project management


Your contact

Casondra Meerschaert 

BENTELER Human Resources

Phone: +1 248 364-7274 


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The BENTELER Group always has the answer. That’s because in each of our divisions and at every one of our sites, you can benefit from the size and diversity of an international corporation with around 25,000 colleagues in nearly 27 countries.

The same is true in our BENTELER Automotive division. This is where intelligent solutions for the automotive world are born—and where we, as a partner, provide answers on central topics like safety, the environment, and efficiency to nearly every major automotive manufacturer. Whether it's the body, the chassis, or the engine, we’re constantly setting new standards with the products, materials, and technologies we develop and produce. Inventiveness that makes sure you can be and become anything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!


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