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Senior Buyer, Passive Component

Shanghai - China

Jul 23, 2023

Full time

R2022-2047


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Job purpose

  • BorgWarner PowerDrive Systems is currently looking for “dynamic, results driven” individual to join as a SENIOR BUYER, PASSIVE COMPONENT.  The SENIOR BUYER, PASSIVE COMPONENT manage the assigned portfolio of standard electronic components like capacitor, resistor, inductor, choke and X’fmr etc… in all aspects of the purchasing function for multiple plants on NA.

Key responsibilities

  • Supplier selection, benchmarking, sourcing and negotiations on global level
  • Creating and maintaining contracts with suppliers from the managed portfolio
  • Working on possibilities of supply base optimization, localization in the country of consumption for various plants on NA
  • Be the subject matter expert and key counterpart for other functions in the organization (e.g. engineering, quality, ALM, PC&L)
  • Support category strategy development and supplier relationship management together with the global commodity manager
  • 6–12-month key deliverables/outcomes; Meet or exceed annual price reduction expectations, establish contract for every part, Provide and support additional saving in the areas of design, localization, logistics, Integrate with global electrical category team members

What we’re looking for

  • Bachelor’s Degree or plus from commercial or technical university
  • Minimum 5-year working experience in a similar position of buying electronic components; however, preference will be given to those with 8 years of experience.
  • Strong negotiation and excellent communication skills in English
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (e.g. Excel, Power Point)
  • Ability and interest to understand and read product related requirements and specifications
  • Team player, understanding and following the highest ethical standards and business principles
  • Strategic planning and execution
  • Mobility and readiness to travel global
  • Experience in purchasing in an automotive Tier 1 environment and/or electronics distributor
  • Experience in electronic design (product engineering) and/manufacturing of standard electronic components
  • Experience as Quality Engineer (TS16949, PPAP, VDA 6.1, etc.)
  • Experience in working in an international, corporate environment
  • SAP knowledge would be an asset
  • Responds quickly to opportunities and model’s enthusiasm and a can-do attitude to the organization.  Not afraid to take on bold challenges.
  • Takes well-reasoned risks and delivers on commitments.  Raises any issues early to leadership when there are risks of delivering results and or witnesses/awareness of actions inconsistent with organization values.
  • Gets results that have clear, positive and direct impact to the business. Accountable for performance and pushes forward in difficult circumstances.
  • Anticipates how other countries/cultures will react to offerings and practices and makes adjustment to work. Ensures alignment with legal, financial and operational policies in countries where the organization operates.
  • Generates and implements breakthrough ideas and solutions in work produced. Thinks about capitalizing new practices, process yielding new opportunities for the customers or stakeholders.
  • Sense of urgency on the importance of meeting customer/stakeholder needs and ensuring flawless launches. Establish partnerships with stakeholders delivering positive growth.
  • Shows consistency between words and actions is truthful and transparent. Acts in the best interest of others even when it conflicts self-interest. Models dependability and expects others to live up their agreement.
  • Brings an approach of flexibility in the structure of work and processes in work.
  • Ensures that work, systems and processes produce the talent needed for the future.  Identifies and attracts key talent to the organization to fill critical skill needs and gaps.
  • Invites wide variety of perspectives to the discussion and work decisions. Supports a climate where people can communicate openly with candor and respect.

What we offer

  • Medical and prescription drug insurance
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan (401k)
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Company paid Holidays
  • Company Paid Vacation
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Onsite Noblesville Wellness Center with Nurse Practitioner

What we believe

  • Inclusion - We value diversity in people, ideas, and experiences.
  • Integrity - We believe in transparency, authenticity, and depend on each other to deliver what we promise.
  • Excellence - We contribute to our developments by seeking knowledge and sharing information.
  • Responsibility - We care about our local communities and the global environment.
  • Collaboration - We are one BorgWarner.

Join the company that is creating solutions that support a cleaner, more energy-efficient world

For more information about BorgWarner, please visit www.borgwarner.com

Safety

This position will adhere to the Global Star Safety Program, including safety rules, practices and training as outlined in the BorgWarner Safety Policy Manual.  This individual will work in a manner that stresses the importance of preventing accidents and illnesses.  He/she must take every precaution reasonable in the given circumstance for the protection of themselves and co-workers.  In addition, he/she is responsible for reporting all injuries and/or possible dangerous situations, incidents, or occurrences to their immediate supervisor.

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BorgWarner is an equal employment opportunity employer such that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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