Commodity Site Leader - Mechanical Systems/Fabrications
GE Power & Water 44 reviews - Waukesha, WI

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

The Commodity Site Leader – Mechanical Systems/Fabrications for Gas Engines will be responsible to strategically develop and manage a global supply chain of goods and services to geographically diverse locations, while driving commercial advantage through achievement of quality, cost, usage and delivery goals.

Essential Responsibilities
In addition, you will:
  • Manage direct material volume & control costs while meeting delivery and quality requirements
  • Team lead for Services Fulfillment and Supplier Recovery
  • Be the focal point to lead the development and execution of long-term commodity strategies for the global supply chain for buy of $20M GE Waukesha Gas Engines Mechanical Systems / Fabrications through strategic plan development and execution
  • Synergize with other commodity leaders to develop / execute strategy to contract and drive savings
  • Drive sourcing program and lead site initiatives for strategic sourcing team including management of deflation activities, supply change risk mitigation and supplier recovery
  • Metrics: Deliver measurable deflation on Year over Year buy, drive fulfillment metrics, reduce single / sole source suppliers, and grow emerging market penetration
  • In accordance with the developed strategy, lead supplier selection, development, and overall supplier management (including T&C negotiations)
  • Support GSC initiatives including optimized lead times, Direct Material Productivity, New Product Introduction
  • Drive cash flow improvements, through payment terms negotiation and other business initiatives
  • Plan, prepare and execute Long Term Commodity Strategy
  • Manage projects in a matrix organization across the globe; including interacting cross-functionally to understand unique supplier requirements of global supply chain business

  • Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in sourcing, finance, manufacturing or operations

    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
  • Experience managing interface between sourcing and services teams
  • Demonstrated project / program leadership
  • Commodity management experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong business acumen
  • Solid communication skills and presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional matrix organization
  • Self-starter, resourceful, team builder and a leader
  • Strategic and global thinker
  • Proficient in MS Office Applications (including MS Access)
  • GE Entry Level Program graduate (GE employees only)
  • MS / MBA degree
  • Green Belt Certification (GE employees only)
  • Prior leadership experience
  • Working knowledge of Oracle Systems
  • Minimum 5 years of Sourcing experience
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