Honda USA Careers – Entry Level Commodity Buyer

Website Honda Motor Company

Job Description:

Honda’s Commodity Buyers are responsible for researching, evaluating and buying automotive parts for the North American Automotive Purchasing Department. They are also responsible for correlating cost and supplier selection with both regional and global design functions. Additionally, Commodity Buyers correlate and select suppliers in support of stable quality and delivery for all America’s manufacturing plants.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Issue drawings and data to suppliers, confirm impact to parts/tooling and assess related compensation requests, manage process for tooling from negotiating scheduling to tool maturation, confirm supplier readiness against project targets at key stages in development, order and expedite parts for new model trials, establish trial part pricing, manage special projects for improvement, responsible for Design Change Control, Tooling Control and cost control, responsible for Part Order / Delivery and transition to Mass Production and supplier account management

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to: negotiate based on logic, manage cost & customer and supplier relationships, work in teams and build consensus, manage projects, problem solve, multi-task and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Basic math skills and computer skills (including e-mail, Excel and other Microsoft Office software)

Qualification & Experience:

  • Minimum 3 months of relevant experience required (including co-op/internship experience)
  • Degree in Purchasing related discipline strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or relevant discipline

Job Details:

Company: Honda Motor Company

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Marysville, OH, USA

Application Deadline: N/A

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