American Axle amp; Manufacturing Sr. Analyst Advanced Purchasing in Detroit, Michigan

We are AAM. We have the POWER to move the world.At 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!Sr. Analyst - Advanced Purchasing*Serves as the broker between Procurement and Project Teams to drive efficiency and coordination.*Validates long-term demand and support planning early in the process to ensure appropriate response from the Category teams and adjust long-term planning where needed.*Helps prioritize where to focus category management efforts based on the various program requirements and activities.*Makes recommendations to leadership from a customer standpoint, by aggregating the voice of the internal customer.*Gathers requirements in support of category management, helps facilitate the process and act as an escalation point to both Procurement and the Project Teams, where needed.*Provides reporting at the program and product level to provide validation and insight into Procurement's role and effectiveness across the programs.*Aggregates and reports spend and realized savings across programs.*Supports standardization of the strategic-development process, providing transparency and consistency, allowing AAM to fully analyze potential savings.*Responsible for creation of the cost book for each program that tracks progress/changes to design, cost, and suppliers.*As requested, support supplier selection process for the programs*All other duties as assigned.About American Axle ManufacturingFor over 20 years, customers around the world have entrusted AAM to design, engineer, validate and manufacture driveline, metal forming, powertrain, and casting 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.AAM 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 25,000 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. We are AAM. Move with us, and join #TeamAAM. For the Disabled Job Seeker: We offer reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled individuals who are applicants for employment. To request assistance or accommodations, please e-mail aamhr@aam.com . AAM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.AAM will not discriminate against any Associate or applicant for employment because of age, race, color, gender, religion, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or other characteristic protected by law. AAM will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that Associates are treated equally during employment, without regard to their age, race, color, gender, religion, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or other characteristic protected by law.