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Sr Analyst - Strategic Projects Purchasing

  • Location
    • Warren, Michigan
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


This role is categorized as hybrid. This means the successful candidate is expected to report to [Cole Engineering Center Warren, Michigan ] three times per week, at minimum [or other frequency dictated by the business]

The Strategic Projects team plays a critical role in the successful execution of strategic project management from idea generation to design, plan, monitor, closing of assigned individual projects as a lead.  As we expand our portfolio in pursuit of GM’s Zero/Zero/Zero vision, the team is seeking qualified candidates for a Strategic Projects as a Sr Analyst. We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated individuals to join our team and contribute to our continued growth and success who have strong knowledge within purchasing and supply chain

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide support in the development and implementation of project management methodologies, standards, and best practices.

  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to ensure adherence to project governance, processes and deliverables.

  • Conduct project reviews and assessments to identify areas for improvement and recommend corrective actions.

  • Assist in the development and maintenance of project management tools, templates, and documentation.

  • Support the projects in monitoring performance, tracking key metrics, and preparing reports for stakeholders.

  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of project management practices within the organization.

  • Stay updated on industry trends and best practices in project management to enhance the effectiveness of the projects.

This job may be eligible for relocation benefits

Additional Description

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required preferably in Engineering, Business Administration, Supply Chain, Purchasing, Project Management or related field

  • Master degree preferred

  • 6 years of professional work experience within Supply Chain or Purchasing Required

  • Automotive experience required

  • Successful history of positions in different functional areas and has deep knowledge of purchasing and supply chain business

  • Strong knowledge of project management methodologies and tools

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams.

  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment

  • History of developing and driving high performance teams

  • Understanding of many aspects of the business: including knowledge Engineering, Manufacturing, Marketing, Finance, and Planning

  • Extensive understanding of the how to be agile in a large organization, resources, and functions

  • Demonstrate their history of positions in different  functional areas and deep knowledge within purchasing and supply chain organization with large Tier 1 or OEM

  • Frame and drive strategic purchasing decisions balancing business considerations and customer requirements. 

  • Anticipate risk and lead the development and implementation of contingency plans throughout the development process

  • Communicate clearly (from strategic intent to tactical implementation) through stand-alone presentations, leadership reviews, team meetings and 1:1 discussion with senior C-suite leaders

  • Develop strong teams through effective facilitation

  • This role involves a high level of strategic thinking, independent judgment and ingenuity.

  • Ability to work cross functionally and with various levels of management is a necessity


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