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FANUC America Corporation Senior Buyer - Cable Harnesses in Rochester, Michigan

FANUC America CorporationSenior Buyer - Cable Harnesses Rochester, MI 48309

AtFANUC America Corporationwe are passionate about our customers, our employees, and the work we perform. We maintain a workplace where individuals can be proud of, where talents are embraced, and results are encouraged and supported.

We are looking for talented people who value integrity, informed decision-making and collaboration. If you believe you are one of those talented people, and are interested in being considered for a career atFANUC America, we invite you to applytoday!

FANUC America Corporation provides the most complete range of industry-leading robotics, CNC and motion control systems, and ROBODRILL machining centers. Our innovative technologies and proven expertise help manufacturers in the Americas to be more efficient, reliable and profitable. We are currently searching for a dynamic,Senior Buyer – Cable Harnessesto be responsible for establishing and maintaining a highly competitive and dynamic supply chain, which complements FANUC's goals and direction as defined by Corporate Objectives, Measurables and Quantifiers.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Champion a streamlined procurement process (from RFQ to Receipt) that focuses on solid communications between FANUC employees and suppliers

  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of RFQ's and purchase orders

  • Develop qualified suppliers to ensure adequate competition is available

  • Develop and lead negotiation strategies which optimize FANUC's position (cost, quality, delivery and terms/conditions)

  • Evaluate supplier proposals and understand total procurement costs

  • Understanding and strategic view regarding needs in technology, cost and delivery

  • Develop sourcing strategies based on supplier consolidation and leverage

  • Broadly support FANUC Manufacturing and/or Executing Groups needs for:

  • On-time deliverables

  • Complete and functional deliverables

  • Timely responses by suppliers

  • Competitive costs with an underlying drive for continuous cost savings

  • Develop and manage a highly dynamic supply base which complements FANUC's goals & objectives as defined by Corporate Objectives, Measurables and Quantifiers

  • Lead procurement activities for new product developments

  • Provide support to manufacturing production activities

  • Develop and implement a robust commodity strategy including supplier consolidation and development

  • Continuous improvement and quality

  • Effective engineering change management

  • Drive supplier Value analysis and Value Engineering

  • Supplier development activities

  • Early supplier involvement and development

  • Optimize FANUC's financial performance in terms of:

  • Reduce cost through understanding of total cost and key cost driver

  • Ongoing drive to reduce standard costs

  • Adherence to FANUC's standard payment terms

  • Manage suppliers through the use of Oracle iSupplier module

  • Lead projects to streamline and standardized supply chain processes

  • Encourage clear and candid communications up-front to avoid conflicts down stream

  • Maintain the highest ethical behavior while following corporate procedures, policies, and guidelines

  • Focus on creating supplier relationships that offer mutually beneficial results

  • Use innovative and creativity in developing new processes and procedures

  • Some travel may be required

    Ideal candidate will have the following experience and education:

  • Bachelor degree in Supply Chain Management, Material Management, Business, Engineering or equivalent relevant experience

  • Minimum ten years of purchasing experience in cable/cable harness commodity with demonstrated growth as a professional preferred

  • Good understanding of the Uniform Commercial Code and legal & ethical conduct required in the marketplace

  • Demonstrated understanding of contract terms and conditions

  • Ability to interpret blueprints and engineering documents

    We offer market competitive pay and benefits programs, as well as opportunities for advancement, knowledge and skill development, and recognition of individual achievements. In addition, we offer the following benefits to our employees:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • 401(k) Retirement Program

  • Life Insurance

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Plans

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Wellness Program

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Flexible Benefit Dollars

  • Generous Holiday & Vacation Program

    FANUC America Corporation is an equal opportunity employer that proudly extends opportunities to qualified individuals including disabled persons and veterans without regard to any legally protected status or characteristic.