Commodity Buyer

03_Professionals (commercial)


This Buyer will be a part of the Electrical and Raw Materials Purchasing Team. 


  • Address supplier issues that affect daily plant operations
  • Manage the supplier communication process
  • Coordinate change notices with the supplier
  • Responsible for communicating the Commodity Strategy and driving sourcing decisions which will meet the Global requirements.
  • Responsible for cost reduction initiatives and support of PPV report
  • Communicate and coordinate supplier issues with MAHLE Purchasing Team
  • Perform related duties as assigned or as the situation dictates per the commodity
  • Position includes up to 25% domestic and international travel



  • Bachelors Degree in Supply Chain Management or Business Administration
  • Prefer 1 or more years experience in Purchasing or other Supply Chain related field in an automotive environment (cross-functional exposure preferred)
  • Specialized skills in negotiation, financial cost analysis and market analysis Ability to read blue prints and specifications required
  • Strong time and project management, problem solving and continuous improvement skills
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes
  • Focus on deadlines and target objectives
  • Strong team player, ability to coordinate cross-functional teams
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Up to 25% International and domestic travel by plane and car required
  • Solid MS Office skills required
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Must be able to communicate verbally and in written form with all levels of the organization




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Facts about the job

Benefits:  Benefits-US/CH_CN_DI_IB_LI_MA_MP_MW_OB_PH
Entry level:  Experienced hires
Functional area:  Purchasing

Troy, MI, US

Company:  MAHLE Industries, Inc.

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