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BNSF Railway

Manager Strategic Sourcing (Mechanical) (806328500)

Branch Manager




Texas, United States

Apply early as this job may be removed or filled prior to the closing date, which is approximately seven (7) days after the posting date.

Job Location: Fort Worth
Other Potential Locations: Fort Worth, TX
Anticipated Start Date: 11/16/2021
Number of Positions: 1
Salary Range: $65,000-$113,000


This position is located at our Fort Worth, Texas corporate office and has the potential to be a hybrid position with up to 50% remote work.


This position is part of a team responsible for the strategic sourcing and procurement activities supporting BNSF's Mechanical department with a primary focus on locomotive onboard technology. Key focus areas include supplier development, contract negotiations of all sizes, supplier relationship management, and supplier quality and total cost of ownership optimization. Roles will also need to set strategic vision and partner with stakeholders on capital plan & execution, innovation, critical commercial agreements, and assisting the field locations and material department on optimizing the Mechanical supply chain for BNSF.

The position leads cross-functional teams in identification and execution of Strategic Sourcing requirements, strategies, and process improvements, as well as support of internal stakeholders.

This position will be responsible for developing and executing supplier management and inventory strategies as well as people leadership, professional development, and project management.

Position interfaces closely with internal stakeholders in Mechanical, Operating Practices, Telecom, Network Control Systems, Finance, Sourcing, and Technology Services, as well as external suppliers and service providers.

Candidate must have strong leadership skills, excellent problem solving and analytical skills, and must be an effective communicator with both internal and external contacts. Excellent business partnership and relationship skills required. This position requires a self-starter who is willing and able to drive projects from concept to execution and drive innovative strategies to meet or exceed internal objectives.

Position may require some travel as needed.


Bachelor's Degree

Minimum of 3 years of professional work experience


Master's Degree

Railroad technology familiarization


BNSF offers competitive benefit programs and services including, but not limited to

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Railroad Retirement
  • Life Insurance
  • Incentive Compensation Plan (ICP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.


  • Criminal history
  • Last 7 years of driving history
  • Last 5 years of employment history to include military service
  • Social Security number
  • Education
  • Medical evaluation
  • Drug Screen
  • Other elements as needed
DRUG TEST ELEMENTS: BNSF is committed to a safe and drug free work place and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping BNSF safe and drug free. Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC): Federal authority requires BNSF employees, whose work requires unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities, to obtain a TWIC. A TWIC is a condition of employment for such positions and requires candidates to those positions to submit to a TSA security assessment (to include, but not limited to, providing: biographic information; identity documents; fingerprints; digital photograph). More information is available at

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