Expediter/Delivery Buyer II

Requisition ID:  2071

Burlington, NC, US, 27215

Workstyle:  Hybrid
Shift:  1st
Salary Range:  $61,200.00 - $91,800.00

What Makes a Honda, is Who makes a Honda

Honda has a clear vision for the future, and it’s a joyful one.  We are looking for individuals with the skills, courage, persistence, and dreams that will help us reach our future-focused goals. 

 At our core is innovation. Honda is constantly innovating and developing solutions to drive our business with record success.  We strive to be a company that serves as a source of “power” that supports people around the world who are trying to do things based on their own initiative and that helps people expand their own potential. To this end, Honda strives to realize “the joy and freedom of mobility” by developing new technologies and an innovative approach to achieve a “zero environmental footprint.”

We are looking for qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, continuous improvement values, and a strong work ethic to join our team.

If your goals and values align with Honda’s, we want you to join our team to Bring the Future!

Job Purpose

Member of an associate team with the responsibility for performing tactical and strategic buying activities to support on time delivery and overall part readiness in support Manufacturing, Engine Assembly and MRO. Support of cost, sourcing, and supplier management functions in the Purchasing Department.  Initiate and evaluate RFQ/ RFPs to support business needs, place POs based on cost, quality and delivery requirements, and coordinate meetings with suppliers and customers to ensure business project goals are being met.  This position will be responsible to ensure on time delivery and achievement of project goals. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Supplier communication and follow up to support on time delivery for manufacturing, engine assembly, maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) and facility needs.  Ability to problem solve and make decisions to support hardware disposition and expediting to achieve on time delivery. 
  • Supplier request for quotation (RFQ) and negotiation.  Award business based on the best possible quality, cost and delivery terms.
  • Work with Engineering (HGPU) and Suppliers to accomplish process improvement goals in support of on time delivery.  Work with internal and external customers to support process changes and other project related items.
  • Provide support to team members to ensure process are understood and followed.

Qualifications, Experience, and Skills

Minimum Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, business, manufacturing engineering or closely related field or equivalent work experience in procurement or supply chain related field

Minimum Experience

  • Minimum 3 years procurement or logistics related experience is required.
  • Strong project management and good problem solving skills are required.
  • Ability to manage supplier relationships and work in teams to build consensus.

Other Job-Specific Skills

  • Computer skills Microsoft Suite to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Good negotiation and analytical skills are required.
  • A technical understanding of manufacturing processes and engineering drawings, preferably in Aerospace.

Working Conditions

  • Climate-controlled office environment.
  • The performance of this position may occasionally require exposure to the manufacturing areas where personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields, hearing protection, and safety shoes are required.
  • Less than 10% travel.

Honda is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

Bring the Future

Honda is driven by a passionate workforce that is proud of the quality products we produce and the goals we aim to accomplish. Our associates charge forward through guidance of the Honda 2030 Vision: Lead the advancement of mobility and enable people everywhere in the world to improve their daily lives. 

You’re invited to
bring your skills, bring your background, and  bring the future at Honda. 

Apply today.  

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