GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.The Buyer / Contract Administrator is 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.
Achieve lowest possible cost for material, balanced against optimum quality and schedule needs
Solicit and evaluate proposals employing appropriate negotiation, cost and price analysis techniques, using available expertise from supporting organizations; implement purchase contracts following applicable company and government regulations
Evaluate current and anticipated requirements, determine potential sources, obtain bids, and plan programs to meet business needs
Provide coordination and leadership in procurement activities for assigned commodities
Be responsible for assigned commodities to meet the requirements of the business
Perform continual market analysis and monitor supplier progress
Coordinate training of suppliers to accomplish business initiatives
Perform some or all of the required functions from initiation of an intent to purchase to satisfactory delivery of material or service
Initiates necessary actions to assure best value is received, customer delivery requirements are met, and address any manufacturing problems at supplier facility
Implement purchase contracts with sound purchasing practices and assure compliant acquisition of material or service that meet applicable company and government regulations
As directed, consolidate procurement activities for assigned commodities, including development to Supplier Database sources
Maintain “timely” control of orders, amendments, shipping notices, and other required documents to assure orderly administration and retention of records
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
A minimum of 6 months of related professional work experieince
Ability and willingness to travel to suppliers up to 10% of the time, as required
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.
Bachelor's degree in engineering or a major in operations or supply chain management
Previous experience in sourcing within a manufacturing environment
Knowledge of purchasing systems
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
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