AISIN World Northville
  • 07-Sep-2023 to 07-Oct-2023 (CST)
  • Purchasing
  • Marion, IL, USA
  • Full Time

Job Title: MRO Buyer

Company: Aisin World Corp of America

Department: Purchasing

Location: Marion, Illinois

Aisin Group Overview:

AISIN Corporation is the world's fifth largest Tier One supplier of automotive components and systems such as brakes, transmissions, navigation systems, drivetrain, chassis, body, engine-related parts, electronics, and intelligent parking systems. A $35 billion company, AISIN is the largest manufacturer of automatic transmissions in the world and employs more than 120,000 team members at 216 consolidated companies.

Chances are, the vehicle you're riding in is equipped with an Aisin product.

Position Responsibilities

The qualified candidate is expected to perform the following functions that the company has determined are essential to this position:

  • Issue purchase orders for MRO items that support cost, quality and delivery goals.
  • Work with manufacturing, engineering, maintenance and accounting to deliver cost savings.
  • Negotiate cost savings/cost avoidance with suppliers.
  • Support inventory reduction initiatives.
  • Build long-term supplier partnership relationships.

Required Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge of MRP systems.
  • Prior purchasing experience.
  • An understanding of MRO.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Read and understand blueprints.
  • Solicit/analyze proposals to achieve lowest total cost objectives.
  • Generate/disseminate required documents through the use of Oracle, Microsoft Office, and related systems, and effectively communicate throughout.
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes.

Beneficial Skills and Experience

  • 1 year of previous MRO purchasing
  • Automotive Purchasing experience
  • Direct Materials Purchasing experience
  • Understanding of commodity market trends
  • Working knowledge of ERP procedures/concepts
  • Knowledge of Emaint MRP system


  • High School diploma or equivalent, additional education preferred.
  • Proficient at Excel and PowerPoint

Travel Requirements

  • Approximately 10%
  • Must be willing and available to travel to such locations and with such frequency as is necessary and desirable to meet business needs.

Work Environment Requirements

With reasonable accommodation:

  • Must be able to operate a personal computer, telephone, and other office equipment.
  • Must perform job duties onsite, when necessary, except those duties that are customarily or by their nature performed offsite (for example, offsite customer visits).
  • Must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to work on multiple assignments at once, and complete assignments within deadline and budget (if applicable) with satisfactory quality.
  • Must be able to operate as an effective team member.
  • Must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with all safety laws and all company safety policies.

Attendance/Work Hour Requirements

  • Must maintain an acceptable attendance record.
  • Must be willing and available to work weekends and holidays as necessary and desirable to meet business needs.

Bonus Overview

An incentive pay program offers payouts based on individual performance, job level, and company performance.

Benefit Overview

Aisin World Corp. of America offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefit programs. Benefit options include Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan, sickness and accident benefits, life insurance, paid vacation and holidays, tuition assistance programs, employee assistance program, vehicle discounts and more.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The policy of Aisin is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal law. Additionally, Aisin is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search, email us at or call us at (734)-453-5551. Please provide a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title of the position for which you are applying.

Diversity Statement

AISIN is committed to workforce diversity, creating equity and advancing a culture of inclusion in which every team member is treated fairly and with respect. Our inclusive work environment brings together a variety of backgrounds, skills, education and perspectives. Attracting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce requires that everyone have an equal opportunity to participate, contribute, and advance.

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