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FANUC America Corporation Senior Buyer in Rochester, Michigan

FANUC America CorporationSenior Buyer 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 is the world leader in robotics, CNC systems and factory automation and has been voted by our employees as a Top Workplace year after year. Our innovative technologies and proven expertise help manufacturers in the Americas to be more efficient, reliable and profitable. FAC is currently searching for aSenior Buyerin our Corporate Purchasing department responsible for establishing and maintaining a highly competitive and dynamic supply chain. Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Champion a streamlined procurement process (from RFQ to Receipt) that focuses on solid communications between FAC 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 FAC's position (cost, quality, delivery and terms/conditions)

  • Evaluate supplier proposals and understand total procurement costs

  • Develop sourcing strategies based on supplier consolidation and leverage

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

  • Broadly support FAC 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 FAC's goals & objectives

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

  • Lead procurement activities for new product developments

  • Provide support to manufacturing production activities

  • Continuous improvement and quality

  • Effective engineering change management

  • Drive supplier Value analysis and Value Engineering

  • Early supplier involvement and development

  • Optimize FAC'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 FAC's standard payment terms

    Ideal candidate will have the following experience/skills and education:

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

  • Minimum ten years of purchasing experience in machine tool, capital equipment or automation with demonstrated growth as a

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

  • Demonstrated understanding of contract terms and

  • Strong PC Skills

  • Experience in leading projects to streamline and standardized supply chain processes

    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.