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Company: Hyliion
Location: Cedar Park
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

About HyliionAre you ready to "Change the World?" Does "Succeed as One Team" meet your definition of a key component to an amazing company culture? If "Acting with Integrity" and pursuing "Excellence in All We Do" motivate you to do your best work, then Hyliion may be the right fit for you.Hyliion is looking for a Buyer to join our team in Austin. This full-time position offers the opportunity to be a part of a fast-growing company that is revolutionizing the trucking industry. We are seeking exceptionally talented individuals that are highly motivated to revolutionize an industry, reduce the use of fuel and have some fun. You will be joining an experienced engineering team in the design, simulation, implementation, and testing of electric powertrain systems. Reports to the Commodity Manager.Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Forecast and communicate engineering, materials, and manufacturing requirements to suppliers. Generate and publish key process indicators and track total landed cost targets. Help identify preliminary critical parts and inspection requirements. Performs make/buy analysis and identifies opportunities. Analyze BOM cost to identify cost reduction opportunities through design, content reduction/should cost, and commercial means. Facilitate early engagement between suppliers and drive manufacturability, repeatability cost, and lead time. Develop lead time mitigation strategies. Work with suppliers to identify their ability to expand capacity to support volume manufacturing. Drive dual sourcing activities to mitigate supply risk. Present sourcing, costs, lead time reduction, capacity initiatives to key stakeholders, management, and internal customers Coordinating with stakeholders, both internal and external, to ensure contracts that are developed mitigate risk and deliver competitive advantage by knowing and following all established Company contracting policies and procedures. Establish and execute strategy for assigned commodities. Formulate annual business plans for achievement of cost reductions and year over year supplier performance improvement: price, delivery & quality standards. Initiate renegotiation efforts well in advance of contract expiration and monitor industry trends to anticipate opportune timing to lock in contract advantages. Obtain and analyze quotes to determine the best value, then recommends global sourcing solutions based on data and facts collected through sound data sources and site visits. Familiar with engineering and operations supply requirements through regular contact, visits, and participation in the product life cycle as well as program management meetings. Familiar with key cost drivers and industry-related events to assigned categories. Monitor performance of the suppliers to ensure attainment of objectives in quality, delivery, service, and cost. Coordinate supplier selection and leads supplier transitions. Monitor compliance with supplier contractual requirements. Identify opportunities for global leverage of volumes and purchasing power. Ensure and monitor the results and contribution, of the assigned commodity, to departmental and corporate objectives. Ability to analyze and differentiate the cost of price and cost of quality Other duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Purchasing experience in a JIT manufacturing organization where process uptime is key, "get it done attitude" Ability to manage order to pay process from start to finish. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills to work with people at all levels within and outside of the organization in a professional manner. Excellent problem-solving skills, including the ability to identify and resolve issues and challenges. Must understand the importance of seeking improvements in Cost, Quality, and Delivery performance in supplier selection and contracting. Strong team player, able to work effectively on cross-functional teams. Strong personal computer skills required, including experience with MS Office, & SAP softwareDesired Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in engineering, supply chain, business, or related disciplinePhysical Demands: Occasionally lift and/ or move up to 30 pounds.Benefits: Medical Dental Vision Life Insurance Short Term Disability Long Term Disability FSA HSA 401k

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