Career seekers!

DSSI is looking for bright minds that share our vision. If you are just starting out or looking to advance your career, DSSI is an equal opportunity employer. We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program. We offer exciting challenges in the following fields.



Current Openings

Location: Farmington Hills - Department: Purchasing

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform in adherence to departmental procedures.
  • Responsible for item sourcing and maintenance activities through the creation and maintenance of item master records; this includes, but is not limited to:
    • Various Request For Quote types (RFQ) and Supplier Catalog Management requests (SCM)
    • Achieving cost savings objectives
    • Sourcing projects
  • Responsible for supplier selection and management based on customer needs and commodity strategy, while establishing beneficial supplier relationships and managing supplier performance; this includes, but is not limited to:
    • Support the use of Strategic Suppliers and identify opportunities to expand strategic content or supply base
    • Negotiate favorable terms with non-strategic suppliers
    • Identify and manage directed supplier or manufacturer relationships
    • Maintain commodity notes reflective of sourcing decisions for key commodities
    • Conduct supplier performance reviews as may be needed to improve overall customer satisfaction
  • Responsible for purchase order management to the supply base; resolving any issues that arise during the order fulfillment cycle; this includes, but is not limited to:
    • Order related inquiries (IQs)
    • Order related errors (EDI Errors)
    • Supplier invoicing concerns
  • Support DSSI's customer satisfaction objectives by ensuring all customer, supplier and related issues are addressed, consistent with DSSI response guidelines.
  • Mentor, train and support other team members as needed.
  • Perform and assume other duties and responsibilities as required at the direction of management.
  • Responsible for conforming to procedures and guidelines as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Responsible for promoting an atmosphere of non-discrimination; the company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Responsible to maintain and support Company standards and requirements as specified in the Quality Management System.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong understanding of purchasing practices and standard purchasing systems.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools, with strong understanding of Excel.
  • Capable of conducting price and term negotiations.
  • Create and maintain positive relationships with customers and suppliers.
  • Ability to balance the need to proactively and aggressively manage supply base, while completing daily transactional workload within customer expected timing goals in an effective manner.
  • Demonstrate strong skills in verbal and written communications.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Fluent in other languages as specific job requires.
  • Willing and able to work as part of a team.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience.

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Farmington Hills, Michigan