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GSM Strategic Leader

Seneca - South Carolina - USA

Jul 23, 2023

Full time


TITLE: GSM Strategic Leader

DUTIES: BorgWarner PDS (USA) Inc. seeks a GSM Strategic Leader  in Seneca, South Carolina. Note, this position requires international and domestic travel, as needed, up to 5%.

Lead supplier negotiations, sourcing and managing supplier performance for assigned products and services across Regional Cross RUs with similar with little to no management assistance; Work with Global Commodity Managers, develop and execute commodity strategies at Regional level; Investigate and develop global sourcing opportunities whenever possible to consolidate and leverage across BorgWarner locations; Grounded in a sound understanding of supply markets and deliver significant and sustainable reductions to the bottom line; Lead business teams to leverage knowledge to develop global strategies across multiple facilities; Develop and implement long and short-range plans and objectives to ensure cost-effective and efficient management of plant requirements; Work with global BorgWarner team to coordinate Sourcing for new production launches by establishing and leading cross-functional supplier teams; Implement continuous improvement programs with suppliers that result in cost reductions; Develop long-term partnerships with world-class suppliers; Introduce the organization to new technical developments in materials and components, which will help the organization achieve its objectives; Work with other BW plants to benchmark suppliers and purchasing best practices; Perform job functions in accordance with applicable quality, environmental, and safety policies and procedures; Monitor industry trends and dynamics and communicate to business on periodic basis; Responsible for all commercial discussions with the supplier; Accurately maintain supplier Purchase Orders and Schedule Agreements; Maintain monthly/ quarterly commodity adjustments for the supply base and accurately reflect same in forecasts of regional plants; and Accurately maintain monthly cost reduction forecasts across regional units.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Production Engineering, or related field and ten years of experience in the job offered or related. Experience must include: five years of experience with supplier negotiations in automotive direct material purchasing area for sourcing engineered components; and two years of experience with forging/machining purchasing. International and Domestic travel required, as needed, up to 5%.

OTHER: Employer: BorgWarner PDS (USA) Inc. Job Site: 15545 Wells Highway, Seneca, SC 29678. 40 hours per week.

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