Technical Buyer/Procurement Specialist

Arizona, USA

$75,000 to $85,000 plus bonus

I am hiring for a Technical Buyer in Phoenix to lead price negotiations and manage all the supplier activities for an Autonomous Vehicle client who is introducing a first-of-its-kind solution to their growing market. We require a person who is proficient in technical purchasing with a degree in engineering, a passion for procurement activities and the willingness to go above and beyond for a developing business.

Key Responsibilities


  • Management of supplier activities including deliveries, quality and order changes.
  • Leading the price negotiations and cost reductions.
  • Identifying, developing and managing effective relationships with existing and potential new suppliers.
  • Negotiating commercial contracts and monitoring progress.
  • Communicating and leading daily interactions with R&D, Engineering, Production, Planning, Operation, and Finance departments.
  • Providing weekly and monthly cost reports/reduction outlook.
  • Executing procurement activities including PO and delivery follow up.
  • Driving regional localisation of BOM and indirect materials.

Required qualification

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in purchasing in technical and/or electronical fields
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Working experience in manufacturing and high-tech environment
  • Experience with Motion & Control, PCBs and cables
  • Knowledge of MS Office and Priority
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

If you feel you have the skills needed for this position, please get in touch:

Ryan Worth at Expand Executive Search

Phone: +44 1273 668718 /+44 7967149034

Email: ryan@expandexecutivesearch.com

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