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American Axle amp; Manufacturing Procurement Strategist Stampings in Detroit, Michigan

div pc-content key="zwgu2j-ph-job-details-v1-job-nav-jobDescriptionText" data-ph-at-id="jobdescription-heading-text" data-ph-id="ph-page-element-page4-07YVIS" language-overriden="true"JOB DESCRIPTIONpc-content /div divspanWe are AAM. We have the POWER to move the world./spanspanAt AAM, we're looking for associates who push boundaries and drive solutions for the future. Innovators. Thinkers. Dreamers. Doers. No matter the role or function, every associate is a piece of what makes AAM great. We're growing and building #TeamAAM to be the best. Join us!/spanbJob Posting Title/bProcurement Strategist - StampingsbJob Description Summary/bResponsible for fact-based research and in-depth quantitative and qualitative analysis to support the development and execution of category management, strategic sourcing, and supplier relationship management initiatives.bJob Description/bulliPerforms research in support of these efforts, such as gathering internal and external data comprised of historical spend, budget forecasts, operating plans, economic and market trends, and supplier performance./liliResponsible for analyzing data to identify trends, creating and interpreting fact-based reports, and supporting the category management team in developing and executing strategies to achieve operational and financial excellence, mitigate risk, and improve supplier performance./liliSupports the strategic sourcing efforts by participating in the various steps of the process, as directed by the category manager./liliAlso supports the supplier management efforts for the category as directed./lilispanLeads VA/VE activities on a global basis./span/liliAll other duties as assigned./li/ulbRequired Skills and Education/bullispanBachelor's degree required, preferred major in Supply Chain or Engineering/span/lili5+ years previous purchasing or related manufacturing experience or preferred/lilispanPreferred experiencewith flat rolled steel instampings category/span/liliBasic knowledge of corporate purchasing policies and procedures/liliStrong interpersonal skills to work effectively with others/liliIntermediate level computer skills required/liliGood oral and written communication skills require/liliHigh degree of planning, attention to detail and organizational skills required/li/ulbAbout American Axle Manufacturing/biFor over 20 years, customers around the world have entrusted AAM to design, engineer, validate and manufacture driveline and metal forming technologies for automotive, commercial and industrial markets. Today, we are a premier global Tier 1 automotive supplier with broad capabilities across multiple product lines to deliver efficient, powerful and innovative solutions for our customers. We've earned the trust of our suppliers and our customers through our steadfast commitments to quality, operational excellence and technology leadership./iiiiAAM delivers power. We deliver power literally through vehicle components, systems and innovation, but we also deliver power in ways unseen. We power our associates, their families, and the communities in which we operate. Our global team of over 21,000 associates has a clear vision of where AAM is going and how we are going to get there. After all, they are the reason we are a leader in the automotive industry. We are powering the future. bbbWe are AAM. Move w