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Southfield, MI, US

GBS Purchasing Systems Manager


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Lear Corporation is the leading Tier 1 automotive supplier serving all of the world's major automotive manufacturers with our world-class automotive seating and automotive electrical products. Our products are developed and produced by a diverse, talented team of more than 165,000 people. With operations in 39 countries, Lear operates in every major automotive manufacturing region in the world. For our globally positioned and successful teams, we are looking for dedicated talents with zest for action and enthusiasm. If you love challenges, want to experience development opportunities unrestrained, and want recognition that pays off, then you've come to the right place with Lear.




As a member of the Global Business Services team, the GBS Purchasing Systems Manager will be responsible for Managing the Production Purchasing System and admin team.


The Role:

Your work will include, but not be limited to:

  • Business Owner of the Production Purchasing System
  • Manage the local corporate systems admin team
    • Setup and Maintenance (Admin Tasks)
    • Audit requests
    • CHARMS (change) approvals
    • User and supplier enrollment
    • Project SME
    • Product Testing / Buyoff
  • Collaboration with Vendor Portal BPO and IT as SME for SAP Velocity Vendor Portal
  • Provide training and guidance to global systems admin teams
  • Maintain Policies, Procedures and training documentation for Purchasing System (Internal & External users)
  • Maintain SharePoint Global Purchasing site



Your Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, IT or related Purchasing Field
  • 5 or more years’ managing a team
  • 5 or more years’ experience in deploying and managing Purchasing Systems, or related IT experience in SAP


Bonus If You Have:

  •  Automotive Experience
  •  Master’s Degree


Lear Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.


Applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.


Nearest Major Market: Detroit