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Global Supply Management (GSM) Year-Round Intern

Global Supply Management (GSM) Year-Round Intern


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


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 the health and safety of our employees are a top priority, and 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

BorgWarner PowerDrive Systems is currently looking for “dynamic, results driven” individual to join as a Global Supply Management (GSM) Intern at our Kokomo Technical Center (KTC) in Kokomo, Indiana.


In this role, and under direct supervision of the Director, Advanced Launch Management, the GSM Intern will be primarily responsible for supporting ALMs, GCMs, and Prototype Buyers in the sourcing activity of new prototype and production components and the launch readiness of BorgWarner PowerDrive Systems’ future product launches for the Noblesville Technical Center


Key Responsibilities

  • Support the sourcing activity of new prototype and production programs
  • Participate in supplier negotiations and support the preparation for those negotiations
  • Participate in cross functional teams including Engineering, Program Management, Supplier Development and Manufacturing Site Team
  • Support Advance Launch Managers (ALMs) in managing launch reports, cost walks, and one page summaries
  • Support ALMs and Global Commodity Managers (GCMs) in the sourcing of new components
  • Support ALMs launch readiness reviews with the cross-functional team which would include follow up on action items assigned from those reviews helping to drive accountability within the team
  • SAP supplier master data base maintenance
  • Support management of supplier tooling including the online supplier tooling database
  • New supplier creation
  • Participate in prototype and production supplier scorecard meetings
  • Participate in program kickoff reviews with the rest of the GSM Team to outline key program deliverables
  • Attend and support on-site prototype and production supplier visits
  • Assist in researching new prototype suppliers
  • Assist in exploring new technologies that provide a competitive advantage
  • Attend weekly PowerDrive Systems PTC (Propulsion Technical Center) and NTC overview and update sessions
  • Host weekly meeting to review project status
  • Other projects as deemed necessary by the ALM and GCM Teams
  • Exhibit overall process discipline within the GSM function


What We’re Looking For

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or be a graduate from an accredited college
  • GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or B average, upon initial hire date
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Negotiation & contract management experience preferred
  • Supplier relationship management & development preferred
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes preferred
  • Detailed Oriented
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills•
  • Highly collaborative and team oriented
  • High proficiency in MSOffice, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Self-motivated individual
  • Ability to interface at all levels within the organization in a professional manner


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.



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, sponsorship is not available.


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.


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