GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.
The Material Technical Advisor will be responsible for defined work or projects with moderate complexity. In this role, you will follow an individual work plan, meet day-to-day short-term objectives, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.
In addition, you will:
Interface with production, sales, purchasing and suppliers in order to schedule the receipt of raw material to meet production demand
Be responsible for raw material scheduling, updating database, editing routines documents, procurement follow up and expediting management
Establish plant production schedules, WIP job management and maintain inventory database / cost structure
Write, manage, and update the production control data and working rules and drive cost and cycle time reduction with supplier base using Six Sigma methodology
Evaluate and drive resolution on all manufacturing material quality and supply issues
Assist in the development and implementation of the e-sourcing plan to reduce cost and cycle time
Assure that the shop has the necessary materials, configuration records, manpower, and tooling to meet required production levels
Identify and react to material plans that do not meet customer requirements
Monitor implementation of corrective action plans
Prepare and implement work orders and plans as required
Be responsible for assigned commodities to meet the requirements of the business
Perform some or all of the required functions from initiation of intent to purchase to satisfactory delivery of material or service
Solicit and evaluate proposals employing appropriate negotiation, cost and price analysis techniques, together with the effective utilization of available expertise from supporting organizations
Implement purchase contracts with sound purchasing practices and applicable company and government regulations
Evaluate current and anticipated requirements, determine potential sources, and stimulate competition
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university (or High School Diploma / GED and a minimum of 4 years of experience in a Material Planning capacity)
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
Prior experience utilizing planning systems
Prior experience in production control or planning, supervision, sourcing and/or material control environment
Ability to manage multiple tasks and establish effective work priorities
Ability to work effectively in all environments
Strong analytical and organizational skills
Six Sigma training (GE Employees only)
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
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GE Transportation, a unit of GE, solves the world’s toughest transportation challenges. GE Transportation builds equipment that moves the rail, mining and marine industries. Our fuel-efficient and lower-emissions freight and passenger locomotives, diesel engines for rail, marine and stationary power applications, signaling and software solutions, drive systems for mining trucks, and valueadded services help customers grow. GE Transportation employs approximately 12,000 employees worldwide.
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GE Transportation solves the world’s toughest transportation challenges. GE Transportation builds equipment that moves the rail,...