Buyer - II

Date: May 10, 2024

Location: Farmington Hills, MI, US, 48331

Company: North American Lighting

Job Summary

Who We Are

North American Lighting Inc., member of the Koito Group of Companies, is the largest tier one automotive exterior lighting manufacturer in North America. As the market share leader in exterior automotive lighting, NAL provides advanced lighting technology, engineering design expertise, and state-of-the-art production capabilities to auto makers based in North America and around the world.


Our Opportunity

North American Lighting (NAL) is looking for a Buyer - II to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in negotiating supplier contracts that meet or exceed supply, material quality, and commercial goals and objectives.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Your Priorities

  • Responsible for strategic sourcing of assigned commodity parts.
  • Drafts sourcing recommendations for award summarizing the bid history and justifies the selection of awarded bidder.
  • Analyzes, negotiates, and issues RFQ’s to suppliers for new and existing materials, supply contracts and services.
  • Works with Supplier Quality Engineering for source selection.
  • Supports new program launch activities with new/existing materials/suppliers.


Your Background

Bachelor’s degree in Business or related discipline, plus 3-5 years of professional experience within direct purchasing, negotiating with suppliers and managing the supply base post-negotiations.

Degree in Engineering or Supply Chain Management preferred.

At North American Lighting

Team Member Benefits 

World class health insurance plans 

Award winning 401k plan 

Relocation assistance 

Paid time off (vacation, sick, holidays, etc) 

Supplier discounts (wireless, computer, vehicle, etc.) 

Company sponsored wellness program including gym reimbursement 

Diversity at NAL: 

The mission of NAL’s Diversity Committee is to facilitate NAL’s ongoing and continuing efforts to foster a culture and atmosphere of mutual respect, for the benefit of all Team Members from different backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities that represent our communities. 

You can learn more about NAL and our opportunities at 

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, genetic information, and veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Requisition ID: 16586

Location: Farmington Hills 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit