Autoneum is globally leading in acoustic and thermal management for vehicles. The Company develops and produces multifunctional, lightweight components and systems for interior floor and engine bay as well as the underbody. Customers include almost all automobile manufacturers in Europe, North & South America, Asia and Africa. Autoneum operates 55 production facilities and employs around 13000 people in 25 countries. The Company with its headquarters in Winterthur, Switzerland, is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ticker symbol AUTN).

At our North American headquarters in Novi, MI we are looking for a

Buyer (Tooling)

United States - Novi 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for RFQ development, quotation, quote analysis and negotiations
  • Create cost baselines to support early costing and estimates
  • Work with Engineering to support creating specifications
  • Develop cost standards for suppliers for equipment and tools
  • Responsible to negotiate, generate savings and audit supply base
  • Review tooling with support from Engineering to ensure deliverables are met
  • Support program managers in customer approval process and asset location tracking

The qualified candidate will have:

  • Certified Toolmaker preferred and degree in technical degree preferred

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in automotive tooling as a tool engineer and preferably background as a tool maker

  • Knowledge of finishing, machining equipment and current CAM/CAD techniques

  • Ability to complete a utilization study and evaluate tact/cycle times

  • Travel is required 30%-40%

  • Understanding of automotive approval process and PPAP requirement

  • Ability to create and evaluate off shore supplier programs

The primary purpose of this job description is to summarize the key/essential duties.  Other duties may be assigned.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


If you meet all of the qualifications listed above, please send your resume w/ cover letter (include the position you are applying for) to:

Autoneum North America, Inc.
Cathy Sanchez, HR Manager
29293 Haggerty Road
Novi, MI 48377

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