Sourcing Specialist
GE Capital - Chicago, IL

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

    Utilize Sourcing processes in support of business objectives, saving customers and GE money, providing repeatable & reliable services levels, meeting all regulatory and controllership requirements. Maintain/enhance supplier performance. Implement LEAN processes that support Sourcing initiatives. Work with Strategic Sourcing Account Managers & Sourcing Managers to ensure sourcing strategy alignment in order to leverage volumes, create benefits & deliver maximum value for GE & customers.

    Essential Responsibilities
  • Develop, monitor and pursue tactical and strategic initiatives/projects in specialist area such as supplier management
  • Negotiate Supplier Network and provide ongoing administration
  • Prepare analytical reports, forecasts and supplier/customer dashboards
  • Support Sourcing policies, guidelines and regulatory requirements
  • Recommend appropriate course of action to team leadership
  • Work closely with other staff to ensure total cost productivity and/or revenue maximization
  • Maintain supplier information with Vendor Management Center of Excellence (COE) or business platform COE systems
  • Responsible for contract imaging & storage per business document retention standards
  • Ensure timely and accurate set up of contractual pricing in appropriate business systems

    Basic Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree (or in lieu of degree, High School diploma/GED with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a financial services, sourcing, legal, operations or customer service setting or equivalent military experience).
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook or comparable software application
  • Analytical experience
    Eligibility Requirements:
  • Must submit your application for employment through COS (internal candidates) or (external candidates) to be considered for this job opening.
  • Must be willing to comply with pre-employment screening, including but not limited to, drug testing, reference verification and background check.
  • Must be willing to travel 5% of the time.
  • Must be willing to work out of an office in Chicago, IL; Danbury, CT; or Eden Prairie, MN.
    For U.S. employment opportunities, GE hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. GE will require proof of work authorization.

    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
  • Business or Finance degree
  • Graduate of Financial Management Program.
  • Experience in sourcing, purchasing, or business to business customer service.
  • Academic excellence with financial or quantitative interest/competence
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and initiative
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and influencing skills

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