Job Description :

Business Progress Group Specialist – Automotive Parts Manufacturing


This position is responsible for performance of duties in support of Sales/Customer Relations and Purchasing, consisting of customer quotations; supplier pricing; quality confirmation, transaction conditions, purchasing periods, evaluations, manufacturing conditions, ordering/purchasing, instructing supplier on production needs, while in support of the company objectives.


Less than one hour east of Knoxville on Interstate 40.


Will be required to interact with Customers, Vendors and Suppliers and be responsible for positive customer/supplier relations and maintain current and future relationships with Customers, Vendors and Suppliers.

Coordinates with and provides guidance to Production, Quality and Engineering as to support needs of the customer.

Direct responsibility for day-to-day interaction with Customers and suppliers/vendors, supports long-term strategic initiatives to ensure goals and objectives are met.

Assist with the completion of contract/agreement documentation and internal account setup of suppliers and vendors.

Maintain communications with parent company on supplier issues and quotations for various products.

Responsible for maintaining history of pricing.

Responsible to quickly summarize pricing analysis including strategies for future negotiations.

Responsible for professionally prepared, attractive literature and promotional materials that present its products and services in a professional manner.

Will perform data entry of purchase orders.

Responsible for contacting and providing vendors with new purchase orders.

Will review purchase requisitions and assist requisitioners through purchasing process.

Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.

Prepares purchase orders or bid requests as necessary.

Receives and contacts vendors to find out status of an order.

Contacts vendors with discrepancies with quantity and quality.

Interfaces with all departments and resolves problems and issues with needed purchase items.

Reviews bid proposals and negotiate contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority.

Help develop and maintain inventory tracking system.

Must maintain all ISO-14001 Standards, including procedures and work instructions.

Participate in a teamwork atmosphere and contribute to various continuous improvement projects and processes.

Copies data and compiles records and reports.

Assisting other departments when it is required.

Other duties as required.


Bachelor’s degree in business or technical field preferred.

1 to 3 years of management or supervisory experience in B2B sales, customer relations, purchasing, or procurement with significant customer interaction.


Salary: market range, meaning around $50k / yr

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