Purchasing Supplier Development Buying Analyst

July 2, 2024

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  • Date Posted
    July 2, 2024
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Overview Who we are Collaborative. Respectful. A place to dream and do. These are just a few words that describe what life is like at Toyota. As one of the world?s most admired brands, Toyota is growing and leading the future of mobility through innovative, high-quality solutions designed to enhance lives and delight those we serve. We?re looking for diverse, talented team members who want to Dream. Do. Grow. with us. To save time applying, Toyota does not offer sponsorship of job applicants for employment-based visas or any other work authorization for this position at this time. Who we?re looking for Toyota?s Purchasing Supplier Development (PSD) Buying Department is looking for a passionate and highly motivated Purchasing Analyst. The primary responsibility of this role is to develop sourcing strategies and perform cost analysis and negotiation to ensure our Supplier Partners are compensated fairly while maintaining Toyota?s competitive advantage through its North American supply… chain. The person in this role will support PSD?s objective to develop our outsourced supply base to ensure overall best cost, quality, manufacturability, and operational self-reliance. This position is located in Saline, Michigan. What you?ll be doing Develop sourcing strategies to maximize supply base efficiency. Participate in early design work to optimize the part design/manufacturing environment through Value Engineering analysis. Establish and assess cost metrics to ensure a consistent, efficient approach to pricing, including timely payment issuance. Negotiate with Supplier Partners for cost savings and/or avoidance utilizing tools such as competitive benchmarking, detailed cost element analysis, and variance from a known starting point. Report accurately and on time to all project milestones including reporting up through top management on target creation & achievement, as well as, negotiation of all design changes. Lead Annual Price Review activities with Supplier Partners to promote a deep understanding of cost drivers with a focus on Manufacturing Improvement. Understand and analyze respective commodity market trends to ensure Toyota is using the right supplier candidates and technologies. Develop and manage Supplier Partner relationships to support key performance indicator achievement. What you bring Bachelor’s degree (or higher) or equivalent professional experience in a direct buying role, including responsibility for analysis and negotiation of product costs of $1M or more. Professional experience in a purchasing, procurement, or similar role with responsibility for product analysis and negotiation. Experience with supply-based strategy analysis. Experience with data analysis including the ability to evaluate and identify trends to support decision making & recommendations to management. Added bonus if you have Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Business, Business Management, Finance, Accounting, Economics, Engineering, or Supply Chain Management. Professional experience in a direct buying role, including responsibility for analysis and negotiation of product cost of automotive commodities. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel (including pivot tables, and VLOOKUP). Working experience with Microsoft Power BI (including data importation, slicer manipulation, and report creation). What we?ll bring During your interview process, our team can fill you in on all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities. A few highlights include: A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement Team Member Vehicle Purchase Discount Toyota Team Member Lease Vehicle Program (if applicable) Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family Flextime and virtual work options (if applicable) Toyota 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, as well as an annual retirement contribution from Toyota regardless of whether you contribute Paid holidays and paid time off Referral services related to prenatal services, adoption, childcare, schools, and more Tax-Advantaged Accounts (Health Savings Account, Health Care FSA, Dependent Care FSA). Belonging at Toyota Our success begins and ends with our people. We embrace diverse perspectives and value unique human experiences. Respect for all is our North Star. Toyota is proud to have 10 different Business Partnering Groups across 100 different North American chapter locations that support team members? efforts to dream, do and grow without questioning that they belong. As a company that has been one of DiversityInc?s Top 50 Companies for Diversity and a member of The Billion Dollar Roundtable supporting minority and woman-owned suppliers for over 10 years, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates the diversity of the communities where we live and do business. Applicants for our positions are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, religion, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law. Have a question, need assistance with your application or do you require any special accommodations? Please send an email to [email protected]. At Toyota, we don?t just have a vision, but a group of talented, dedicated people who work hard every day to turn that vision into reality. Our mission is to build a future where everyone has the freedom to move. We believe that nothing is impossible. We have big dreams and persevere through any obstacles. We work together to create the future of mobility and make the world a better place. Career Possibilities: Toyota is a place for people who dream big and are determined to make those dreams a reality. We encourage innovation and look for people who will challenge the status quo in order to make the world a better place. We thrive on teamwork and collaboration and know diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are not only the right thing for our people, they are a business imperative. Together, we?re empowered to forge our own paths ? to be agile, curious and embrace a growth mindset and immerse ourselves in situations to gain new perspectives and to inspire bold, innovative ways of thinking and working. Our success as a company is directly tied to our team members? success, and our collective ability to give back to society through an unwavering commitment to delight our customers and make people?s lives better. If you want to be part of the next-generation of innovations that help keep the world moving, then join us. And let?s start our impossible, together

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