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Commodity Intern

2021 年 4 月 8 日



You will be responsible for supporting the diverse needs of our Global Commodity and Global Advance Purchasing functions. We are a fast moving, highly collaborative, global team. We are looking for someone who will work independently, has strong program management and time management skills and who looks at data as a means to tell a story or drive solutions. You will interact with different Reporting Units, cross-functional teams and supplier representatives, so an interest and capability for policy and process understanding as well as strong communication skills are a must.


  • Initiate, recommend or provide solutions for projects or programs.
  • Track, project management and provide and analytical analysis for responsible projects.
  • Read blueprints and understand basic engineering documents toward projects and programs you will assisting with.
  • Submission of RFI's on select projects and obtaining and tracking suppliers’ feedback,
  • Assist with and/or co-lead special projects related to continuous improvement to the assigned parts/ segment of responsibility.
  • Market test to identify suppliers for resourcing activities.
  • Conduct preliminary vetting of suppliers (contact information, questionnaire, NDA's, etc.)
  • Cost breakdown analysis between different suppliers for negotiation.
  • Benchmark information, updates & summaries for best-practice/lessons-learned.
  • Support and execute activities under relevant commodities, ensuring business alignment.
  • Responsible for completion of other Global Commodity related assignments, as required.



  • Must be able to work 20-30 hours per week
  • Business, Supply Chain or Engineering degree focuses, preferred
  • Sophomore or Junior year students, preferred
  • Previous experience in purchasing and supply chain, in the automotive industry
  • Detail oriented, good inter-personal and organizational/ prioritization skills
  • Process oriented (follow-through / responsiveness/ sense of urgency)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Strong attention to detail, planning/organization skills and follow up
  • Proficient in MS Office and data analytics (E.g. Excel, Access, Tableau or Qlik)
  • Ability to travel at least 5% of time

Position Competencies

  • Problem Solving
  • Action Oriented
  • Personal Learning
  • Listening
  • Learning on the fly
  • Self-Knowledge
  • Decision Quality
  • Customer Focus
  • Drive for Results
  • Creativity
  • Process Management

Equal Employer Opportunity Statement

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.


This position will adhere to Global Star Safety Program, including safety rules, practices and training as outlined in the BorgWarner PTC Safety Policy Manual, which includes the use of equipment, protective devices, or clothing that the employer requires.  This individual will work in manners that stress the importance of preventing accidents and illnesses.  He/she must take every precaution reasonable in the given circumstance for the protection of themselves and coworkers.  In addition, he/she is responsible for reporting all injuries and/or possible dangerous situations, incidents, or occurrences to the immediate supervisor.

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