Bosch Commodity Buyer (Logistics) in Novi, Michigan

Commodity Buyer (Logistics)

  • 28875 Cabot Dr, Novi, MI 48377, USA

  • Full-time

  • Legal Entity: Robert Bosch LLC

Company Description

For over a century the name "Bosch" has been associated with forward-looking technology and trailblazing inventions that have made history. Bosch does business all over the world and is active in the most wide-ranging sectors. As a leading supplier in the automotive industry, Robert Bosch LLC has made its Farmington Hills and Plymouth Michigan facilities the headquarters for its North American automotive businesses. These facilities house more than 1,700 associates who are dedicated to improving relationships with our customers and furthering Bosch's technologies.

Do you want Logistics Purchasing being shaped by your ideas? In the current logistic environment with us, you will have the chance to improve processes and quality of service levels all across the globe. Welcome to Bosch

Job Description


  • Tendering and contracting of Logistic activities in Overland, Parcel, Courier and Express

  • Conduct RFQ (Request for Quote) process including sourcing decision, conclude and manage contracts

  • Negotiation, Supplier selection and supporting logistic department for implementation

  • Contract Management, savings calculation and reporting at Bosch tools

  • Responsibility of Logistic cost analysis and submission of monthly base reporting

  • Review system requirements and placing of Purchasing Orders in the SAP system

  • Supplier Management System maintenance and data updates

  • Continuous communication and alignment with Central Purchasing team in Germany

  • Purchasing processes adherence and strategy alignment and execution within compliance

  • First point of contact for internal customer within the material field



  • Must possess a four year college degree in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain or Engineering

  • Must have 5+ years experience in purchasing or supply chain management involving overland transportation

  • Must have at least 2+ years of project management experience within multifunctional teams and working with suppliers

  • Must have 2+ years experience working withan SAP system and MS-Office


  • Supply chain experience preferably in the automotive environment: Less than Truckload in USA, Parcel, Express and Courier services

  • Collaboration and willing to be a team player within Purchasing and Internal Business Partner

  • Organized and excellent communication skills

  • Target orientation

  • Strategic and analytic thinking

  • Being able to work under pressure in a global and high demanding environment

Additional Information

BOSCH is a proud supporter of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) Initiatives

  • FIRST Robotics(For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)

  • AWIM(A World In Motion)

By choice, we are committed to a diverse workforce - EOE/Protected Veteran/Disabled.

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