Sourcing Specialist
GE Aviation - Cincinnati, OH

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Job Number

1723001

GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

The Sourcing Specialist 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.

Essential Responsibilities
In addition, you will:
  • Understand strategies for assigned commodities and proactively drive initiatives to meet Sourcing objectives
  • Identify and qualify new suppliers
  • Assess supplier capabilities and make recommendations on supplier acceptability
  • Implement sourcing standards including process & execution, synergies for cost out
  • Drive productivity opportunities with supply base to deliver cost out goals
  • Support commodity buys
  • Write reports to track PO activity and supplier performance
  • Analyze and track Supplier promise date accuracy and develop reports to ensure Supplier promise date accuracy
  • Drive effective recovery plans and create payment tracking and invoice analysis tracking / invoice analysis
  • Place Purchase Orders (PO) timely and obtain PO acknowledgements from Suppliers

    Qualifications/Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university (or a High School Diploma / GED with at least 4 years of experience in a Sourcing role)

    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.

    Desired Characteristics
  • Additional experience in Sourcing and writing fulfillment reports using MS Access, SQL or Visual Basic is preferred
  • Efficient with Oracle 11.3, COPICS, DART and AP systems
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • PC and database proficiency
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
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