Job Title: Strategic Sourcing Buyer
Location: City of Industry, CA (Los Angeles Area)
Reports to: Sourcing Manager Electrical / ITS
As the Strategic Sourcing Buyer, you will be the primary supply chain interface with Proterra’s cross functional teams starting from phase 0 (exploration) to launch of a product culminating with a solid contractual business relationship and defining strategic supply base to support Proterra’s growth. You will participate early in the process with Proterra’s engineering team driving early supplier involvement throughout the development phases, product qualifications, and through the hand-off to the production team. You will work on one or more cross-functional teams interfacing with multiple internal and external disciplines including: Customers, Product Engineers, Manufacturing Engineers, Quality Engineers, Supply Chain, After Market Services, outside suppliers, etc. The ideal candidate will be well versed in negotiating with suppliers, be able to review documentation for accuracy for quoting, be able to provide updates to management, well versed in program management to ensure the supplier’s products are designed and built to Proterra’s high standards of functionality and quality.
Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:
Education and Experience
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Self-starter with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques to influence at all levels of the organization and external service providers and vendors.
Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion.
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and credibility, and act with complete integrity.
Detail-oriented, resourceful and diligent.
Strong time management and organizational skills; proactive and the ability to work with little supervision.
Sound judgment and problem-solving skills; ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
Excellent communication skills.
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