Delivery Buyer

Requisition ID:  A7300000A

Marysville, OH, United States, 43040

Shift:  Day Job
Salary Range: 

Delivery Buyer

Location: Marysville, OH

Grade: EX1, CL3

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 which 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!

About this Position: 

Manages mass production part ordering and delivery through effective planning, communication, and supplier interface. Apply technical and problem solving skills to prevent impact to operations and support achievement of department targets. Responsible for material procurement, production planning, inventory control, outsourcing, supplier process management and countermeasure implementation. Identifies, researches, evaluates, and selects suppliers that meet the defined standards of price, quality and reliability of supply (design change points).

Responsibilities include:

·       Thorough understanding and accurate maintenance of process related systems for suppliers and parts assigned to buyer. Material releases, service parts, maintenance within GPCS to ensure sufficient inventory levels to support warehouse packing operations and plant production.

·       Establish and maintain communication networks with supply base to promote positive relationship focused on delivery performance (building relationships with suppliers)

·       Identify, evaluate and escalate critical issues to management to ensure appropriate allocation of resources in a timely manner. Buyer identifies gaps and develops specific countermeasures to mitigate risk of critical issue.

·       Continually develop communication networks, both internal and external to ensure operational success and department awareness. Work with PC, Suppliers, SOM, PED, SCM Ops, SPEC Control, etc., when implementing input changes that will generate changepoints to buyer-controlled suppliers.

·       Collaborate with departments project leaders to support all specified mass production (site delivery frame) department projects to meet Key Performance Indicators (KPI) targets by mitigating risk of downtime, GDP, and TRPU through quick reaction and countermeasure development.

·       Understand and manage New Model and Mass Production design change activity through close collaboration with impacted supplier to ensure quality and effective date implementation to minimize production impact and cost to Honda.

·       Maintain reporting and Gemba activity for root cause analysis/countermeasure implementation to solve complex problems. Process management and countermeasure implementation through Gemba activity internally (plant/warehouse) and externally (supplier production facilities/warehouses)

·       Strive for continuous improvement through cycling Plan Do Check Action (PDCA) for area of responsibility (supplier ordering, design change control management, Supplier Management, etc.) to ensure associate success.

·       Develop capability of self, colleagues and team through training, mentoring and sharing of experiences in the area of technical expertise and understanding for succession planning and team growth.

·       Support company vision and Business Plan activity by leading/supporting in Marutoku theme activity and/or project initiatives within associates core job function.  

Who we are seeking: 

Required Work Experience:

·       4 years experience if no degree in related field

Required Education:

·       Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or equivalent related experience

Desired skills:

·       Knowledge of basic inventory management and manufacturing workflow

·       Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

·       Strong organizational skills.

·       Ability to prioritize tasks and work with limited direction.

·       Ability to troubleshoot complex problems in a team-based work environment.

·       Consistently identify opportunities for continuous improvement

·       Collect data and apply business knowledge to solve a range of problems

·       Effectively lead project themes

·       Effectively sell ideas, securing buy-in from individuals or team

·       Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Additional Position Factors:

·       Must be able to work overtime approximately 5-10 hours per week.

·       Work in a fast paced environment with demanding and critical deadlines.

·       Traveling between Plant/Divisions or special assignments.

·       Must be able to work weekends and/or shift change from 1st to 2nd shift to help provide support during peak times of year or as needed. 

At Honda, you will play a key role in our journey to become a company that society wants to exist now, and in the future. Your endless curiosity will drive innovation and your courageous spirit will challenge the status quo.  We believe having a workforce made up of diverse thinkers and innovators makes us a better Honda.  Respect for each other and respect for diversity each and every day drives our associates to contribute at the highest level and work effectively in a team environment.  We make the dream of mobility a reality with our innovative and high-quality products. Together, we Bring the Future to our customers, associates, and communities.  We are Honda!

What differentiates Honda and make us an employer of choice?

Total Rewards:

·       Competitive Base Salary

·       Annual Bonus

·       Overtime Pay

·       Associate lease car program with a cost

·       Industry leading Benefit Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx)

·       Paid time off, including vacation, paid holidays, sick time, personal days

·       401K Plan with company match additional contribution

·       Relocation assistance (if eligible)

Career Growth:

·       Advancement opportunities

·       Career mobility 

·       Education reimbursement for continued learning

·       Training and Development programs 

Additional Offerings:

·       Wellbeing program

·       Community service and engagement programs

·       Product programs

·       Free drinks onsite

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.


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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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