General Motors Intern/Co-op - Global Purchasing & Supply Chain - PUR0006610 in Warren, Michigan

General Purpose of Position :

Purchasing : Responsible for purchase of all or a specific portion of productive and/or non-productive materials, supplies, machinery, tooling and/or services. Responsible for actively participating in development of commodity strategy, sourcing/negotiations, global/regional material budget execution, and interface with suppliers or internal stakeholders. Work is of a complex nature involving a considerable amount of initiative, analytical work and independent judgment.

Supply Chain & Logistics: Support the flow of material to stamping centers, powertrain facilities, and assembly plants; as well as the transportation of finished vehicles to domestic dealers and international sales partners. Complete projects that develop, validate and implement network designs, operating plans, container specifications, total enterprise cost analysis.

Potential Locations : Warren, MI - Pontiac, MI - Grand Blanc, MI - Detroit, MI

Preferred Critical Skills :

Experience with commodities (metals, stampings, castings, plastics, resins, paint, electronics, etc)

Experience managing commercial issues with suppliers and assessing supplier performance

Demonstrated competence in negotiating skills

Automotive industry experience

Knowledge of procurement software

Knowledge of materials management

Capable of interpreting market data

Able to read blueprints and to understand basic engineering documents

Solid knowledge of contract law and its applications regarding purchasing processes

Required Qualifications :

Currently working towards a bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering

GPA of 3.0

Professional interpersonal verbal and written communication skills

High level of analytical ability where problems can be somewhat complex

Developed organizational skills including the ability to prioritize, handle multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines

Proficient with Microsoft office products - Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Additional Information :

Jobs may include:


Ability to work additional shifts

Right to work in U.S. without sponsorship

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