Go further, faster and be #StrongerTogether! We are more successful together. This is why you have the opportunity to become a star in our team.

Our passion makes us a leading international development partner and supplier to the automotive industry as well as a pioneer for the mobility of the future. Our product portfolio addresses all crucial issues related to powertrain and air conditioning technology – both for e-mobility and vehicles with combustion engines. Today, more than 79,000 employees work on innovative products throughout 160 production locations and 16 major development centers. Our goal is to shape the mobility of tomorrow – let’s be #StrongerTogether. Join our team MAHLE.

Your Role & Responsibilities

  • Lead of Purchasing activities for purchase components and material as a key member of the project core team within the Product Development Process (PDP). Regional or global responsibility as assigned.
  • Work with Engineering at initial design concept to attain target cost
  • Evaluate and assess supplier’s quotations to ensure commercial, technical and quality objectives are achieved. Evaluate and provide component costing based on program BOM
  • Lead sourcing decision, in accordance to MAHLE Purchasing Procedures and work with commodity buyer (regional and global) to leverage best overall landed costs while ensuring suppliers are capable from a quality and technical perspective.
  • Ensure purchased components meet all program milestones, track and coordinate progress between suppliers and development team
  • Resolves supplier performance and commercial issues for the program.
  • Communicate supplier risks to project team
  • Effectively communicate with development team members throughout MAHLE facilities worldwide including the generation and presentation of project status updates to management
  • Supports purchasing aspects of the supplier quality and cost reduction process.
  • Perform related duties as assigned or as the situation dictates.
  • Travel of up to 40% of your time to suppliers and manufacturing plants locally and internationally can be expected

Your Skills & Strengths

  • Bachelors Degree in Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering or Business Administration required
  • 8+ years of experience in Purchasing or other Supply Chain related field in an automotive environment required
  • Knowledge of quality and purchasing fundamentals including negotiation, financial cost analysis, and market analysis
  • General technical understanding of mechanical refrigeration systems, automotive heating and air conditioning, and engine cooling.
  • Ability to read blue prints and specifications
  • General knowledge of different manufacturing processes including stamping and injection molding

In addition to work in a great team, we encourage you to reach your personal potential and through outstanding learning and development opportunities. Exciting assignments and personalized support for your career are available to you.

Facts about the job

Entry level

Experienced hires , University graduates

Division

MAHLE Behr USA Inc.

Functional area

Purchasing, Project Management

Functional area

Purchasing, Project Management

Division

MAHLE Behr USA Inc.

Location

Troy
Joseph Ballard

Joseph Ballard

Farmington Hills: MAHLE Powertrain US LLC; Lockport and Troy: MAHLE Behr Troy Inc. ;
Research and Development, Sales
Phone: +1 248 596 3165
e-Mail: joseph.ballard@us.mahle.com

Your future at MAHLE

As a team player and someone who thinks ahead, you can deploy all your skills with us. In cooperation with colleagues from different countries and areas, you contribute in designing the mobility of the future. When selecting MAHLE, you choose trend-setting technologies and strategies. Are you interested in working with us and developing efficient and environmentally-friendly solutions, optimising existing products, and turning innovative ideas into reality? Then MAHLE is the right address for you.

Shape the future with us.

Our Business Unit Thermal Management

An increasing electrification of the powertrain calls for superior innovative capacity in thermal management—for batteries and the entire electric powertrain alike. MAHLE is a technological pioneer when it comes to the thermal management of batteries. Our solutions ensure constant temperature levels and an even distribution of temperature between battery cells.

Dual Group Strategy

Based on our Dual Group Strategy, we are strengthening our market position and tackling future trends. Our motivation is to optimize existing technology and to break new ground – having one goal in mind: Mobility should be efficient, environmentally friendly and comfortable. Integrated system solutions for electro-mobility are just one of our priority areas.

We look forward to welcoming you!

MAHLE offers you an attractive international working environment. Our work is characterised by collegiality, flat hierarchies and personal responsibility. Apply now and join our team!

I see MAHLE as a strong global player, where people ultimately matter. Here I have the freedom to contribute my own ideas and to break new ground - and I pass that on to my team. At MAHLE, the task, and not hierarchy, always takes priority.

Jonathan Dörflinger

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