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BorgWarner Inc. Buyer Contractor in Kokomo Technical Center, Indiana

Position: Buyer I

Location

Indiana Technical Center with Locations in Noblesville & Kokomo, Indiana. This position’s primary location is Kokomo, IN.

About us

BorgWarner is a global product leader in delivering innovative and sustainable mobility solutions for the vehicle market. We are a company of innovators and independent thinkers that brings together talented employees, meaningful work, and amazing technology in a unique environment. At BorgWarner we constantly work towards our vision of a clean and energy-efficient world.

Our Culture

We believe health and safety of our employees are a top priority, we care about our local communities and the global environment. BorgWarner promotes and nurtures a diverse and inclusive environment, honors integrity, strives for excellence, commits to responsibility for our communities and the environment, and builds on the power of collaboration.

Career Opportunities

We manage talent as seriously as we manage our businesses and encourage you to learn about our proud history, strong culture, technologies and future vision. We offer a strong local presence and interesting global opportunities. Start your future with BorgWarner now!

Job purpose

In this role, the Prototype Buyer will lead the development and management of certain global/regional commodity strategies designed to leverage BW collective purchasing power and maximize synergistic opportunities to optimize supplier performance, reduced total supply costs while meeting our technology expectations throughout the supply chain. Ensure commodity plan deliverables meet designed strategies. Negotiate key supplier contracts. Provide global leadership in the communication, implementation, coordination, and enforcement of commodity strategies.

Key responsibilities

  • Purchases material/services in line with existing strategies

  • Responsible for capacity planning and communication to suppliers

  • Assist negotiations of basic supplier agreements

  • Coordinates supplier relationship with internal functions (i.e. trouble shooting)

  • Achieve cost and performance objectives in line with existing strategies

  • Helper/learner

  • Scope of position will be limited in size and complexity

  • Assignments are given with detailed oral and/or written instructions

  • All aspects of work results are reviewed throughout the task

  • Learning on the fly

  • Action oriented

  • Functional/Technical Skills

  • Self-Knowledge

  • Informing

What we’re looking for

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline or equivalent experience preferred

  • 0-2 years’ experience in related field

  • Computer savvy

  • Professional interpersonal verbal and written communication required

  • Strong administrative skills

  • Proficient with Microsoft office products — Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Ability to travel as required

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.

Safety

This position will adhere to Global Star Safety Program, including safety rules, practices and training as outlined in the BorgWarner 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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.

Visa Sponsorship

BorgWarner does provide sponsorship for employment visa status based on business need. However, for this role, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

No Unauthorized Referrals from Recruiters & Vendors

Please note that BorgWarner and any of its affiliated companies does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or offers from third party recruiters or staffing agencies associated with any published or unpublished employment opportunities. Any unsolicited information sent to BorgWarner will be considered as unencumbered and free from any fee or charge whatsoever. Only members of our Human Resources Team have the authority to engage or authorize recruiting services, which must be agreed upon before the unsolicited resume or offer is received.

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

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BorgWarner is a global product leader in delivering innovative and sustainable mobility solutions for the vehicle market. We are a company of innovators and independent thinkers that brings together talented employees, meaningful work and amazing technology in a unique environment. At BorgWarner we constantly work towards our vision of a clean and energy-efficient world.

Our Culture

We believe health and safety of our employees are a top priority, we care about our local communities and the global environment. BorgWarner promotes and nurtures a diverse and inclusive environment, honor integrity, strive for excellence, commit to responsibility for our communities and the environment, and build on the power of collaboration.

Career Opportunities

We manage talent as seriously as we manage our businesses and encourage you to learn about our proud history, strong culture, technologies and future vision. We offer a strong local presence and interesting global opportunities. Start your future with BorgWarner now!

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