Buyer - eMobility - Project Purchasing


Wooster, OH, US, 44691

Job Requisition ID:  5247


Schaeffler is a dynamic global technology company and its success has been a result of its entrepreneurial spirit and long history of private ownership. As a partner to all of the major automobile manufacturers, as well as key players in the aerospace and industrial sectors, we offer you many development opportunities.  


Your Key Responsibilities

  • Support the applicable BU requirements to achieve the correct cost structure, launches on time and technical cost reduction initiatives.
  • Project Management for Launching BU projects (pursuing and awarded) with Purchasing.
  • Drive Category Purchasing for results in RFQ’s, Kickoff, and Followup for on-time delivery to meet necessary milestones.
  • Participate and/or lead Technical Cost-Saving initiatives for the assigned/respective Projects.
  • Support Budget process for department and third party costs.
  • Drive for continuous improvement of processes with a goal of reducing total costs.
  • Support in developing and implementing activities that are in alignment with Divisional and Corporate strategic Purchasing initiatives for the component area.
  • New Supplier search and development to support the Business Unit Purchasing Projects
  • Create, Manage, and Support PPA projects from Purchasing input in NA which will be handled by applicable NA Business Unit Purchasing team.
  • Support for NA footprint strategy development and implementation.

Your Qualifications

  • University BA/BS degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering a Plus
  • 3 to 5 years Purchasing or relevant Program/Project Management preferred
  • Strong negotiation, Project Management and Problem Solving Skills
  • Experienced in working with cross-functional teams
  • Excellent PC skills


Exciting assignments and outstanding development opportunities await you because we impact the future with innovation. We look forward to your application.


Information on our understanding of leadership can be found here:


Your contact 

Schaeffler Transmission, LLC  

David Moline  



Schaeffler is an equal employment opportunity / affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive equal employment opportunities and consideration for employment without regard to unlawful consideration of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. 


Keywords: Supply Chain Management;  


Job Type: Professional 
Job Family: Supply Chain Management 
Contract Type: Not Applicable 
Schedule: Full-Time 

Nearest Major Market: Canton
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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