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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.
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.
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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