We like it when our employees have goals. What about you? Are you ready to grow with your challenges? We at MAHLE are a leading international supplier to the automotive industry. With our products for combustion engines and their peripherals as well as solutions for electric vehicles, we address all crucial issues related to the powertrain and air conditioning technology. Today, some 77.000 employees work on innovative products at 170 locations and 15 major development locations.Working together, we optimize existing technologies, develop new engineering concepts and set standards. By reducing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, we are making an important contribution – for a better climate, with every second vehicle statistically.

Share professional know-how, develop ideas and take on responsibility. At MAHLE Behr Troy Inc. in Troy, Michigan as

Series Buyer

  • Conduct and/or support supplier negotiations to ensure that cost reduction targets are met
  • Address supplier issues that affect daily plant operations
  • Manage the supplier communication process
  • Coordinate and negotiate change notices with the supplier
  • Responsible for commodity strategy formulation and execution
  • 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
  • This position requires a Bachelor's degree, preferably supply chain or business
  • 2 or more years experience (Prefer some related experience in Purchasing, Quality or Manufacturing environment)
  • Must have good understanding of quality and statistical process control techniques as well as basic manufacturing process such as raw material manufacturing, assembly and forming processes
  • Knowledge of quality and purchasing fundamentals, mechanical refrigeration systems, automotive heating and air conditioning, and engine cooling
  • Prefer knowledge of fastener and A/C Line processes, tooling and materials used
  • Knowledge of data acquisition systems and software, as well as data reduction and analysis
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Advanced communication skills
  • Ability to write correspondence and trip reports
  • Ability to be self motivated and to operate independently
  • Ability to read computer generated reports and engineering change orders
  • Ability to be detailed, results oriented, and accurate
  • Ability to travel internationally and domestically by plane and car
  • Ability to comprehend and communicate technical information and calculate statistical data
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks smoothly with a high accountability level, and a substantial level of stress
  • Ability to work as a Team Member toward overall company objectives
  • Knowledge of raw material commodity markets preferred

We offer you excellent opportunities for growth and development, tailored specifically for you. We ensure this through regular meetings focused on feedback and a diverse training program. We value outstanding performance. That’s why our goal is to work with you on a long-term basis. We not only encourage you to reach your potential, we also offer performance-based pay and flexible working options for your different stages of life. Go your path – with us.

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Mr. Ryan Robb is available to answer any questions at

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