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Buyer – Service & Support, Sales & Marketing

Life at Nissan encompasses everything that inspires both the quality of our vehicles and the quality of our people. Company-wide, you'll find fast learners and self-starting engines as well as people who are quick to embrace change and take an idea into overdrive. Nissan is currently seeking a dynamic individual to fill an opening for a Buyer at our Franklin, TN headquarters. Buyer will be a business partner to internal clients and subject matter expert for a wide range of supplier Service & Support engagements from the Nissan North America headquarters in Franklin. This position will be responsible to provide strategic sourcing initiatives including but not limited to; needs analyses, supplier market studies, strategic solution development, consensus gathering, contract execution and supplier performance management. Additionally, this job will support the line manager by providing team leadership, instruction, and general guidance.

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Collaborates with internal clients to meet the needs of the business by understanding requirements, supplier market conditions, and through thorough analysis to propose supportable solutions. Helps to resolve all major issues and problems dealing with quality, cost, delivery and issues involving multiple parties. Prepares all formal Purchasing procedural and commercial documents with suppliers. This includes sourcing recommendations, ASC approvals, monthly Best Forecast reports and any other reports and documents. Conducts detailed assessments of clients needs, including reexamination of baseline assumptions or predetermined solutions. Collaboratively develops sound sourcing strategies with clients and suppliers. Executes sound contracts that create stable relationships and predictable results. Implements and monitors procedures to ensure compliance with approved sourcing plan and budget guidelines. Plans, develops, implements and maintains cost reduction plans in support of the department’s cost reduction goals. Implements the Nissan P88 objectives with suppliers. As necessary, performs other related duties of which the above are representative.

Qualified Buyers must possess:

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General Services & Support purchasing knowledge. Good oral and written communication skills; interpersonal; negotiation and cost analysis skills. Must be able to think critically and build consensus with key stakeholders. Two or more years of related experience at a professional level, including three or more years of directly related experience. not required, but helpful to have some experience of how to work and manage projects within an unstructured team environment. Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, MBA preferred. Consider equivalent related college or work experience. Working knowledge of Word, Excel, other PC applications, and mainframe applications to produce non-standard, creative products.

Travel: Occasional





All of us at Nissan - regardless of functional area or expertise - share a passion to design, manufacture and sell highperformance, fun to drive vehicles.

Think you’ve got the internal drive to make great vehicles and join a winning team? Welcome to an open lane of possibility. Apply for this position and start the process to accelerate your career into high gear.

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15669 - Another Buyer at our Franklin TN Buyer  
15669 - Another Buyer at our Franklin TN Buyer  

• As necessary, performs other related duties of which the above are representative. • Collaboratively develops sound sourcing strategies wi...