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Lead Sourcing Specialist

  • GE Aviation - 465 jobs
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Westchester, California, United States

Job Description Summary Act as the overall commercial leader for a given set of suppliers and components in the Controls commodity. Lead the effort to improve the overall performance of assigned suppliers and our relationship with them. Coordinate efforts, and work closely with internal Delivery, Quality, and Engineering teams. Coordinate RFP's and analysis of supplier proposals. Negotiate pricing and terms for assigned commodities to achieve lowest total cost. Strengthen contractual terms where possible with support from GE Legal. Apply sourcing policy, interface between supplier and entity with respect to specifications and budgets. Requires developed and strong foundation of functional skills and knowledge of relevant purchasing and sourcing concepts.

Job Description
Roles and Responsibilities

Place and follow-up on POs. Manage relationships with suppliers for PO execution. Balance both tactical execution with strategic initiatives necessary to drive cost reduction projects. Works together with high level people from the business at SPB and EB level, including internal engine program customers. Develop awareness of assigned products and manufacturing processes to assist in development of cost out strategies. Actively participate in supplier performance reviews. Advises functional managers regarding projects, processes and procedures. Contributes to project as a team member or leads projects.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years experience in Buying/Procurement )
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in Buying/Procurement


Desired Characteristics

Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn

Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes constructively

Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed

Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative

Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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 drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

Pay
N/A
Hours
Full time
Type
Contract
Rating
N/A
Licence
N/A

Posted 20 Sep 2022

Closes 19 Oct 2022

Ref: R3662079

This job was posted to: Project manager

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