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Sourcing (China) in Plymouth, MI at Horizon Global

Date Posted: 5/7/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Plymouth, MI
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  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description


This role is responsible for purchasing and negotiating materials, equipment, and supplies from worldwide suppliers with specific responsibilities for Asia based sourcing. Evaluate supplier quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers utilizing knowledge of various articles of commerce and experience.


  • Interface with HZN Asia Sourcing Office (ASO) suppliers and internal Product Management Teams.
  • Actively conduct bidding and lead/assist in negotiations to achieve cost reductions and avoidances.
  • Negotiate, write, and administer contracts for commodities and parts.
  • Analyze existing contracts and identify spend reduction.
  • Controlling cost of purchased supplies/equipment while maintaining deadlines.
  • Maintain good supplier relationships.
  • Achieve cost reduction targets.
  • Identify and develop suppliers that meet business standards.
  • Support compliance with all legal and corporate requirements and forms.
  • Support compliance with all quality system requirements.
  • Works effectively on project/contracting teams. Measure actual performance against goals on regular basis and present results to management.
  • Resolve vendor or contractor grievances, and claims against suppliers.
  • Prepare reports regarding market conditions for budgetary cost projections.
  • Prepare bid awards for management review and approval.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred. CPM or CPIM preferred. Minimum of five years of experience in Asia based sourcing. 
  • Good negotiation and analytical abilities. Good contract writing and reading skills.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems. 
  • Utilize computer software programs with proficiency (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint) for data analysis and reporting.