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Advanced Launch Management Lead

bw_wordkay_placeBeijing - China

bw_wordkay_timeJul 04, 2019

bw_wordkay_optionFull time


Key Accountabilities

  • Development of cost estimates with detailed drawings and /or limited concepts with high confidence to meet Program Team’s expectations
  • Maintain overall accountability for estimates submitted
  • Build estimations from the ground up based upon knowledge of manufacturing  processes and commodities
  • to include cost development for raw materials, machining rates, and other processing costs to ensure
  • consistent accuracy if work.
  • Responsible for holding program kickoff reviews with the rest of the GSM Team to outline key program
  • deliverables
  • Report status of current production leverage opportunities, sourcing plans, carryover parts/ capacity, and raw material economic exposure
  • Work to identify and execute improvement opportunities when budget overages exist in the bill off materials
  • Manage launch reports, cost walks, and one paper summaries
  • Participate in cross functional teams, including Program management , Supplier Development , and Beijing teams
  • Responsible for the sourcing new components that are not included in existing commodity strategy
  • Responsible for holding launch readiness reviews with the entire cross functional team, which would include   identifying issues, assigning tasks and drive accountability
  • Responsible for managing supplier tooling
  • Manage a smooth transition from Advanced launch phase to production phase by ensuring Beijing buyer        team is full supported
  • Responsible for supporting BorgWarner’s new technology products by identifying and driving new supplier     technology
  • Responsible for driving early supplier onboarding for new programs.
  • Exhibit overall discipline within GSM function

Qualifications & Requirements

  • 8-10 years of purchasing or program management experience working in an automotive production
  • Purchasing/GSM environment
  • Five years’ minimum estimating experience working in an automotive production /manufacturing environment
  • CPM /CPSM certification preferred. 
  • Experience working as member of team
  • Program management skills
  • Team leader skills
  • Critical analysis skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills – Position interacts with all levels of BorgWarner/Supply management
  • Must be self – motivated / directed . Require to determine most. If not all, of own work assignments ; both 
  • tactical and strategic . Requires minimal management input to achieve objectives
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, outlook, PowerPoint, MRP systems knowledge as a plus

Key Competencies:

  • Priority setting
  • Conflict management
  • Business Acumen                
  • Timely decision making 
  • Technical/ Functional skills               
  • Decision quality
  • Ethics and Values               
  • Action Oriented                          
  • Drive for result
  • Interpersonal savvy

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