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Senior Buyer

bw_wordkay_placeBellwood - Illinois - USA

bw_wordkay_timeJan 10, 2019

bw_wordkay_optionFull time


Senior Buyer requires strong strategic planning skills, excellent communication and negotiation capability and a solid analytical ability. We provide direction and focus to ongoing productivity improvements and contribute positively to the bottom line of BorgWarner. Job requires ability to prioritize multiple tasks and allocate resources to deliver high impact results.

This position is the expert for assigned commodities and plays a key role in developing plant strategies. Senior Buyer provides commodity industry insight, advises and leads plant on strategic direction to drive competitive advantage.

  • Develop and implement long and short-range plans to ensure cost-effective and efficient management of plant requirements.
  • Implement continuous improvements programs with suppliers that result in cost reductions
  • Supplier liaison with the operations group and product teams, monitoring  PPAP/ APQP process.
  • Develop a sourcing strategy, lead supplier negotiations, and manage supplier performance for assigned products and services.
  • Execute commodity strategies grounded in a sound understanding of supply markets and deliver significant and sustainable reductions in TCO.

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