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At thyssenkrupp we have more than 161,000 employees in 78 countries and annual sales of almost €43 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

Sr. Project Buyer
thyssenkrupp Presta North America LLC,
Location Fishers

Our Business Area Components Technology is passionate about everything that moves. It produces components for all application areas such as front and rear axles of all Porsche models or large-diameter anti-friction slewing rings for windmill-powered plants. 30.000 employees are responsible for the success of this Business Area.

thyssenkrupp Presta North America is a global leader in automotive components technology and the leading steering systems supplier for the automotive industry.  thyssenkrupp Presta North America provides the industry with high-quality manual and electric steering columns, rack and pinion steering gears, and electric power assisted steering gears. thyssenkrupp Presta North America is part of the thyssenkrupp Presta AG group, headquartered in Eschen, Liechtenstein. In 2003, our manufacturing facility was established in the South Industrial Park of Terre Haute, Indiana. Beginning with just one assembly line, a handful of employees and 58,000 square feet, the company has grown to over 450 employees and 224,000 square feet.  In addition, we have an office on northeast side of Indianapolis where the Procurement and Supplier Development Department, Business Development and Product Engineering are now located.  We have a third location in Troy, Michigan which houses our Sales Engineering, Logistics Distribution Center for USA, and Customer Resident Engineering.

Your responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Include the following. Other duties may be assigned

  • Prepares and sends request for quote (RFQ)-Packages based upon supplier bidders list to suppliers and reviews quotes
  • Negotiates pricing, terms and annual contracts for Production Material with supply base
  • Manages the total bill of material (BOM) cost for a given program
  • Processes purchasing awards and required purchasing documentation
  • Reviewing purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy and procedures
  • Works with central business unit (CBU) and/or Cost Estimators to ensure appropriate calculation to achieve best price and price reductions
  • Must be able to travel domestically and internationally as needed (25-30%)

 

Your profile

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience:     

Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Engineering or equivalent; or four to ten years related technical experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer and Technology Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of all common MS-office applications and SAP or similar systems.  Product Data Management software and Lotus Notes experience is a plus to this position.

 

About thyssenkrupp
At thyssenkrupp we have more than 156,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €39 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

Our Business Area Components Technology is passionate about everything that moves. It produces components for all application areas such as front and rear axles of all Porsche models or large-diameter anti-friction slewing rings for windmill-powered plants. 30.000 employees are responsible for the success of this Business Area.

thyssenkrupp Presta North America is a global leader in automotive components technology and the leading steering systems supplier for the automotive industry.  thyssenkrupp Presta North America provides the industry with high-quality manual and electric steering columns, rack and pinion steering gears, and electric power assisted steering gears. thyssenkrupp Presta North America is part of the thyssenkrupp Presta AG group, headquartered in Eschen, Liechtenstein. In 2003, our manufacturing facility was established in the South Industrial Park of Terre Haute, Indiana. Beginning with just one assembly line, a handful of employees and 58,000 square feet, the company has grown to over 450 employees and 224,000 square feet.  In addition, we have an office on northeast side of Indianapolis where the Procurement and Supplier Development Department, Business Development and Product Engineering are now located.  We have a third location in Troy, Michigan which houses our Sales Engineering, Logistics Distribution Center for USA, and Customer Resident Engineering.

Your responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Include the following. Other duties may be assigned

  • Prepares and sends request for quote (RFQ)-Packages based upon supplier bidders list to suppliers and reviews quotes
  • Negotiates pricing, terms and annual contracts for Production Material with supply base
  • Manages the total bill of material (BOM) cost for a given program
  • Processes purchasing awards and required purchasing documentation
  • Reviewing purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy and procedures
  • Works with central business unit (CBU) and/or Cost Estimators to ensure appropriate calculation to achieve best price and price reductions
  • Must be able to travel domestically and internationally as needed (25-30%)

 

Your profile

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience:     

Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Engineering or equivalent; or four to ten years related technical experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer and Technology Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of all common MS-office applications and SAP or similar systems.  Product Data Management software and Lotus Notes experience is a plus to this position.