Commodity Buyer

Farmington Hills, MI 48335

Posted: 01/31/2023 Industry: Skilled Manufacturing Job Number: NN782187414

Job Description


JOB TYPE: Direct Hire

RATE OF PAY: $70,000 - $100,000 Annually

SHIFT: Days, Monday - Friday

The Commodity Buyer will be responsible for establishing and executing commodity strategies within an assigned category, cultivating relationships with the suppliers, negotiating contracts, finding new commodity sources, and developing new practices for increasing the efficient delivery of commodities. Extensive procurement experience in the automotive or aerospace industry is required.    

Job Duties: (included but not limited to)  

  • Establish and execute commodity strategies within assigned category.  
  • Develop supplier relationships utilizing QCDD analysis for assigned product category.  
  • Negotiate terms and supply agreements with suppliers.  
  • Verify supplier capacity and maintain proper records for supplier profiles.  
  • Develop risk mitigation strategies.  
  • Execute quoting processes for new parts in assigned product category.  
  • Support manufacturing with supplier issues and design changes.  
  • Support purchasing department on cost down planning, budgeting, and additional assigned projects.  


  • Bachelor’s degree: Engineering, Business, Supply Chain  
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience.  
  • Extensive procurement experience in the automotive or Aerospace industry required
  • Experience in Automotive or Aerospace highly preferred.  
  • Experience with full category management.  
  • Experience working closely with vendors.  
  • Demonstrated experience of purchasing policies, procedures, and supply strategies.  


NCW is a professional & personable staffing + recruiting partner that has been in the talent business for over 20 years. We know what good talent is, and we know what employers are looking for! If you want to feel like you’re on a team and not just another number or transaction, you should apply through NCW. We prioritize people, not money (unless it’s going into your wallet) and do our best to make the hiring process as smooth as possible for everyone. Our motivation is to find a perfect fit for YOU! Leave the hunting to us.

NCW is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity and inclusion are vital parts of our culture and drive NCW’s growth. NCW Is an employer and business partner dedicated to elevating the quality of life of our employees, clients, and communities. You belong here.
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