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Buyer at Yanfeng Automotive Interiors

Posted in Automotive 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Novi, Michigan

Job Description:

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. YFAI is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has 114 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 20 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture interior components for all automakers. Established in 2015, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is a joint venture between Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems Co., Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Huayu Automotive Systems Co., Ltd. (HASCO), the component group of SAIC Motor Corporation Limited (SAIC Motor), and Adient, the global leader in automotive seating. For more information, please visit

  • Control Customer Business Unit (SDT) sourcing on time at or below cost targets.

  • Ensure flawless SDT launches per PLUS and customer timing / deliverables.

  • Maintain direct production materials / components to ensure adequate supply for Yanfeng Automotive Interiors operations.

  • Strive to achieve cost savings goals and financial commitments per program/corporate targets.

  • Understand and support execution of supplier Commodity Strategies (MBBP)

  • Support Commodity Managers in developing and implementing sub commodity strategies (SMPE).

  • Initiate and lead cross functional Make vs. Buy decisions.

  • Supplier Management activities: RFQ (Request For Quote), change management, contract negotiations, payment queries, dispute resolution, etc.

  • Investigate and validate new potential suppliers in Southeast Region to support YFAI operations.

  • Bachelor's degree  in Procurement, Supply Chain Management or Business Administration.

  • Three (3) years supply chain and/or operational experience the automotive or related industry.