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Service Parts Buyer
Ref No.: 20-00203
Location: Troy, Michigan
Position Type:Full Time
Title: Service Parts Buyer
Job ID: 20-00203
Location: Troy, MI
Pay Rate: Open
Additional Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company paid holidays and more!
Type of hire: 6 Month Contract
Position Responsibilities:
  • Apply business and communications concepts and skills learned and acquired in college to the workplace
  • Works cross-functionally to obtain data, information, facilitate the flow of information and learning
  • Support in the resolution of operational issues as required
  • Issuance of purchase orders
  • Creating and managing the RFQ process
  • Conduct a quality sourcing process with approved suppliers including preparing and issuing RFQs, commercial/business case preparation and presentation, and ability to drive teams to decisions that best support the company objectives
  • Gather, organize, and present data/information in a clear and concise manner to support decision making
  • Manage open ECRs (zero open performance baseline) within the required time frame
  • Demonstrated knowledge of quality sourcing processes, terms and conditions, and resolution of outstanding supplier issues
Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Supply Chain, or Finance
  • 1-4 years' experience in automotive procurement
  • Strong/above average Excel skills
  • High level of analytical /data-based decision-making skills

  • Experience working in Microsoft Office, ERP Systems
  • Self-starter
  • Adaptive to daily changes
  • Comfortable working with and organizing numbers and data
  • Experience applying/utilizing cost modeling to support/drive supplier negotiations and result
  • Total acquisition cost mindset
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams
  • Understand the importance of working in a team and building relationships
  • Comfortable speaking in large groups
  • Tooling knowledge is a bonus

GTA Questions:
  1. Can you share 1 or 2 samples of successful direct purchasing strategies you have utilized in previous roles.
  2. Do you have "service part "  purchasing experience?
  3. What is the highest level of education you have completed? Which field of study is this degree in and from which university did you graduate?
  4. Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
  5. Can you please list why you left or why you are looking to leave your most recent employer?
  6. What is your "acceptable and "ideal base compensation for this position? We would like to make sure we don't price you out of consideration, but you know what the numbers are that you need (Please Do Not put negotiable)
  7. When would you be available to interview and start this position, if selected?
  8. If you currently do not live near the job location and the commute is too far for you, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?
  9. Do you require visa sponsorship? If you currently have sponsorship, other than a TN visa, please state the type of sponsorship and when it will expire. Please give month and year. If you are able to receive extensions to the sponsorship, please note how many additional years.
Please note that if you are a current GTA employee or are currently employed by one of our clients, we are unable to assist you. However, if you know someone who is seeking employment and is qualified for one of our open positions, you could benefit from our Bonus Referral Program.

Bonus Referral Program
If you refer someone we hire, we can offer up to $250 for contractors after they are on the job for 90 days and up to $500 for direct hires after they are on the job for 90 to 180 days, depending on the customer's payment terms.