AGC | Corporate Buyer, Farmington Hills, MI

AGC Automotive Americas (AGCAA) is a leading supplier of automotive glazing for the OEM and aftermarket industries and is part of the AGC Group, the largest global glass supplier employing more than 50,000 worldwide in approximately 30 countries.

AGC is currently seeking a Strategic Commodity Buyer responsible for setting the strategy for current and future material purchases of various commodities and spearheading the relationship with and management of strategic Tier 2 partners.  Responsibilities will include:

  • Understanding current supply base capabilities vs AGC requirements; Develop and implement a strategic roadmap to ensure capable, quality, cost completive suppliers for current and development AGC products.
  • Manage the relationship with all suppliers in responsible commodities, serve as escalation point for commercial disputes unable to be resolved by Advanced or Plant Buyers.
  • Manage and update purchase orders and supply contracts for current production business.
  • Monitor and manage supplier performance in delivery, cost, quality, service, innovations, and IQS
  • Provide effective reporting/analysis, including but not limited to budgets, forecasts, purchase price variance, etc.
  • Positively impact the company’s financial performance through aggressive management of costs and cost reductions, including but not limited to value engineering, value analysis, inventory management, cash flow, incoterm management, supplier right-sizing and value-added services.
  • Manage and track our Tier 2 assembly partner’s cost, performance and timing


  • B.S. degree (supply chain related or engineering area preferred)
  • 5 to 10 years purchasing experience with automotive (Tier 1 and/or Tier 2)
  • 3 to 5 years automotive supplier management experience
  • Experience in technical or manufacturing environment
  • Experience with AS400, MAPICS, and SAP preferred.

We offer a competitive compensation package including base salary, structured bonus plan, comprehensive benefits and opportunities for career advancement.

Equal Opportunity Employer – To be considered applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.